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.

Linda Heithaus | Certified Empathic Medium

I’m very fortunate to be able to work with anyone, anywhere in the world. Sessions are equally validating and beautiful in person or with a client in Hawaii, France or Canada. Hearing deeply personal messages from a loved one who has passed can have a positive impact on grief. Also, hearing “I am ok” from a loved one who has passed tragically provides a great deal of comfort and relief. Read more>>

JEN CRONEBERGER | CULTURE, LEADERSHIP & PERFORMANCE CONSULTANT AND SPEAKER

THE FOCUS OF THE WORK I DO IS IN HELPING COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS BUILD B.R.A.V.E. HUMAN LEADERS THAT CAN CULTIVATE CONNECTED AND INCLUSIVE CULTURES. THE ACRONYM B.R.A.V.E. STANDS FOR BELONGING, RESILIENCE, AUTHENTICITY, VULNERABILITY, AND EMPATHY. I BELIEVE THAT MOVING FORWARD, THIS IS THE ONLY WAY TO LEAD FROM HERE. WE HAVE ALL GONE THROUGH A LOT THESE PAST TWO YEARS AND COMING OUT OF THE RUBBLE I BELIEVE STRONGLY THAT THE BEST WAY FORWARD IS TO LEAD THIS WAY. Read more>>

Kaben Clauson | Co-Founder at Pigeon Loans

Pigeon Loans is bridging the gap between money and relationships. Our platform makes it easier to raise the funds needed to start a business, go back to school, or pay for emergencies. As income inequality has skyrocketed, in Miami and beyond, we’re seeing an exploding need for tools that allow people to help one another financially. Read more>>

Amah Cynthia Dongo | Artist & Designer

My business platform with Art Creation Design is that its about creativity and expressing your self through colors and lights. So we promote a positive mindset, and collaborate with artists, creatives, and various talents in these projects through art and fashion. We also want to show a community and a safe place for ranges of talents and expressions. I want to give a platform where people are having joy and feel a kind openness and environment through their creativity. And so creating a business inspired by my art and just the creative mindset is really a fun way to connect with people. Read more>>

Susan Rocco | Founder and Host of Women to Watch Media®

Everything about Women to Watch Media® is based on making the world a better place. When I launched my radio show in 2012, my desire was to share the real life stories of women leaders from around the world in order to inspire other women and encourage them find their own voice. Over the past ten years I’ve learned many lessons with regard to my business and the media industry. The most important lesson however was a true revelation. Read more>>

Raeann Ellery | Baker & Content creator

my family’s love language has always been food. growing up, I watched my dad prepare a table full of dishes whenever his friends / family visited. My parents were the best hosts I know. They were always gracious, giving & warm.
They loved to feed and often over-prepared meals. They were always a ton of left overs! So I watched my dad in the kitchen and learned from him. Read more>>

Meryl Katlin | Merchandise Printing Specialist, Business Owner

All of the questions we have to choose from in this interview are very good and important, especially when learning about someone and where they are coming from. Starting out, Risk taking, Family, Social, Balance etc.. it all makes up who we are. I choose the Social Impact question because this is not just a question about me and my business, this affects everyone. Read more>>

Monica Gonzalez | Wellbeing Enthusiast & COO of See Mōs

Our business helps by providing local sea moss farmers in Saint Lucia build an economy based on sea moss. In addition, we are an environmentally and socially conscious company implementing the three pillars of sustainability into the DNA of our company. Those pillars are environmental, social, and economic. We support the environment in ensuring that our sea moss is sustainably harvested using a method of sea moss farming called open ocean farming. We support women farmers and help build the local economy by supporting the local farmers instead of sourcing from large manufacturers or businesses. Read more>>

Jabir “JayTheBody” Bryan | Gym owner/ Personal Trainer

My gym Secret Formula Fitness is all about changing lives and saving lives.. our goal is to make sure people learn how to eat healthy and exercise properly. Once I learned that America is one of the most obese countries in the world it was my duty to change it. I have a team of 8 personal trainers. Our niche is weight loss. We have had hundreds and thousands of clients lose weight and reach their fitness goals through our fitness program. Read more>>