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.

Kelli Durham | Editorial & Lifestyle Photographer

I like to think that no matter our profession, we can all use our unique talents to serve our community and world. As I’ve gotten older, I have come to appreciate that helping others and giving back, isn’t necessarily as black and white as I once thought. For instance, I used to believe that impacting the world, meant doing something big or extraordinary. However, life has taught me that a photographer doesn’t have to travel to third-world countries and shoot for major newspapers or non-profits to make an impact. These are no doubt amazing things to do — but making a difference can also be serving in small ways. Perhaps in my case, it is taking photos of a sweet bride and her loving father, portraits that might later be the only images she has of her dad after he has passed. Or perhaps donating the proceeds from a portrait session to the local food bank to offer support during the pandemic. Read more>>

Ashley Imani | Entertainer

I’ve experienced so many people expressing the way I’ve impacted them. They have shared with me that while watching my content, it brings them to a happy care-free space. I believe it allows them to channel that inner childlike self that so many of us should be in touch with. Our childlike selves were always happy and excited, we had no worries, enjoyed learning, and fear was almost nonexistent. The time that I decided to share more of my talents with the world, was and is currently a time of much darkness. However, we have to continue to live and search for positivity. I’m happy to bring the world more light. Read more>>

Terry Nwosuocha | Light Attendant & CPA

We feel that by sharing the light (Lucia No.3 Hypnagogic Light) we help people in our community become more relaxed, emotionally balances and consciously aware of themselves and others. Our sessions allow clients to meditate with a colorful visionary experience and explore their inner-self. We help to open hearts and minds through our light therapy sessions, and we hold space for great conversations that allow people to express themselves and consider a world full of peace and light. We also hope to bring the Lucia Light to terminally ill patients and those in the criminal justice system (both inmates and guards). Read more>>