Digital innovation has brought new avenues of expression. However, narratives that reflect the real-life experience of people overcoming adversities with their resilience, passion and action still retain their appeal. This session looks at the critical role of inspiring young minds and the need to document stories of diverse contemporary role models with the Namaste! series of books which bring diversity into school curricula around the world. The author will also share the importance of traversing boundaries to share amazing intercultural stories.