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This Teen Wants To Change The World Through Eco-Friendly Fashion

"The smallest actions can lead to the biggest changes," she said.

16-year-old Maya Penn does it all. 8 years ago, the entrepreneur, author, coder and environmental activist founded Maya's Ideas, a fashion company that focuses on handcrafted sustainable clothing and donates up to 10 to 20 percent of the profits to charities and environmental organizations. The teen has even created a non-profit organization aimed at spread environmental awareness and empowering young girls.

"It's really important to me to educate young people about taking care of the environment, since they're the future and the world is going to be in their hands one day," she said.

Learn more about Maya's Ideas in the video above.

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