One of the most rewarding things about getting to know so many entrepreneurs is seeing first-hand how many of them are focused on so much more than just financial results. So many of the folks we connect with are focused on having a positive social impact on their community or the world at large. Check out some of these amazing folks below.
Jacqualyn Jackson | Home Inspector & Sound Healer
By Inspecting Homes in my local community I am able to find defects, safety hazards, and concerns that impede on ideal habitation of the home they live in or will live in soon. I am empowering the community with my work. I offer home maintenance advice and options for current and future repairs. By conducting Home Healing and Sound Bath services I am working with my community to reduce stress and allow people to enjoy some much needed me time. I love the work I do. Read more>>
Sam Lukowski | Actor
If art changes the world – or if it somehow manages to help the community – that’s great!
And if you want to be an activist as well as an artist – awesome – do it! Read More>>
Charley Pavlosky | Entrepreneur, inventor and creative visionary
This is a great question! Quite simply, we enable anyone, anywhere to create their own business and revenue stream from any videos they have. Even if they only have a few hundred friends or contacts to reach out to. For the average person, just $500. extra per month can be the difference between making it or going under. With our platform, anyone can monetize their passion, one video at a time and make enough money to make a real difference in their lives. Read more>>
Jamielle Rankine-Kirlew | Creative Director/CEO & Writer
My business was birthed through the experiences of a little black girl, born to a 17 year old single mother; that lived in a ghetto in Kingston, Jamaica. My business helps to break barriers of what is success for black girls like me. Having the ability to hire White, Asian, Latina and most importantly, Black women that look like my mother and aunts that raised me, is such a privalage, and impacts the world, and my community by providing a narrative of a Black business owner, residing in a predominantly white neighborhood, selling clothing with African cultural influences. Read more>>
Julia Gil de Freitas | Film Editor
As a film editor, I felt like the field that I could land my skills towards the biggest potential social impact was documentaries. Documentaries in their very essence tend to disrupt the way that people see a subject. It pulls the curtain and allows viewers to understand the experience of others. Because of this, I joined a company with a real interest in social themes and impact. While I am very fulfilled by the type of work that I do there, I also wanted to explore my own interests in fine arts through the medium of documentaries. That lead me to create my own project aiming to make short documentaries of local artists – focussing on voices that were historically ignored. Read more>>