ROAR for Good’s Yas­mine Mustafa has emerged as one of Philly’s most out­spo­ken so­cial en­trepreneurs.

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First job: “Work­ing at my fam­ily’s 7-Eleven store when I was 9 years old.” Great­est ac­com­plish­ment: “Putting my­self through school and grad­u­at­ing col­lege while work­ing nights and week­ends un­der the ta­ble as an un­doc­u­mented worker.” Words to live by: “Don’t ask for per­mis­sion; ask for for­give­ness.” Hid­den tal­ents: “I used to play poker as a side hus­tle to make money dur­ing col­lege. And I was good at it.” Cham­pi­oning im­mi­gra­tion: “I’m a refugee of the Per­sian Gulf War. I ar­rived in the US when I was 8 years old af­ter be­ing plucked out of a bomb shel­ter in Kuwait by two US am­bas­sadors. I was lucky be­cause I made it out of that sit­u­a­tion and was able to live the Amer­i­can dream. Of­ten I con­tem­plate the birth lottery con­cept and how we don’t choose our start­ing point. That’s why I’m a so­cial en­tre­pre­neur.” On found­ing ROAR: “Af­ter I be­came a US citizen, I went on a six-month solo trek across South Amer­ica in the sum­mer of 2013. While there, I en­coun­tered many women who had been vic­tims of as­sault, ha­rass­ment, or abuse. One week later in Philly, a wo­man was bru­tally raped while feed­ing her park­ing me­ter. That’s when ROAR for Good, and even­tu­ally Athena, was born. Athena helps women stay con­nected to their loved ones and get help when they’re in trou­ble. For each pur­chase, we take 10 per­cent and in­vest in youth-ed­u­ca­tion non­prof­its.” What’s next: “Uplifting refugee and im­mi­grant com­mu­ni­ties is my thing right now. I just fin­ished keynot­ing at the Idaho Refugee Con­fer­ence. I may do another TED Talk on this topic.” Me in three words: “Min­i­mal­ist. Pas­sion­ate. Re­silient.” Get so­cial: @Myas­mine

Caviar di­a­mond ear­rings, La­gos ($2,900). 1735 Wal­nut St., 215- 567- 0770; la­ 18k yel­low- gold Con­tin­u­ance Pen­dant di­a­mond neck­lace, David Yur­man ($5,500). Be­nari Jewel­ers, 3606 West Ch­ester Pike, New­town Square, 610-355-1800; 299 Main St., Ex­ton, 610-3638450; be­nar­i­jew­el­ Sig­na­ture caviar square, sig­na­ture caviar flower, and sig­na­ture caviar hexagon bracelet ($300 each) and 18k in­fin­ity di­a­mond ring ($995), La­gos. see above. Silk blouse ($190) and Louise trousers ($230), Hobbs Lon­don. Bloom­ing­dale’s, King of Prus­sia Mall, 610-337- 6300; bloom­ing­ Shoes, Chris­tian Louboutin ($1,295). Neiman Mar­cus, King of Prus­sia Mall, 610-962- 6200; chris­tian

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