Most of the media often paints all businesses with a single stroke, but in our experience businesses are each unique and so many of them are focused on making the world a better place. We’ve highlighted a few such gems below.

YRNRod | Content Creator

I started creating videos simply because I wanted to make people feel something. I feel like the world is full of sadness. Especially before the pandemic but, now even more during the pandemic. I wanted people to watch my content and laugh. Smile. Even if that means they’re laughing and smiling for only 3-15 minutes of their day. That can be enough to change somebody’s entire outlook on life. Pain is something that we all experience and if I can save somebody from outer or even inner pain for just 3 minutes of their day. That can save their life the next day. This is my life. I love it. Read more>>

Laurie George, Ph.D. | President & CEO of United Way of Palm Beach County

United Way of Palm Beach County provides our community with access to basic needs: a quality education, a place to live, financial stability, good medical care, and enough to eat. Our team is focused on creating an equitable and respectful community filled with opportunities. As the President & CEO, I view every decision, every program, every solution through the lens of equity and how we can do the most good for the most amount of people. During crises like hurricanes or a pandemic, we are nimble to quickly respond to emerging needs. I am so proud of the ways our team pivoted during the pandemic to meet needs like hunger relief, help close the digital divide so kids can learn from home, and support other nonprofits struggling to keep their doors open and care for the surge of people in need. Our incredible network of volunteers and generous donors continue to step up in a big way to provide support for the people in Palm Beach County. Read more>>

Jenny Ramirez | Founder of She Alpha Co.

Our believe is that exposure to education empowers women to pursue their career and business goals. In the past year, we have been focusing on developing core skills needed to thrive in any industry. By helping women develop and practice those core skills such as negotiation, public speaking, habit formation, and networking they become fearless in the pursuit of taking on leadership roles. Those leadership roles allow women to take up space and empower other women to believe they can too. Read more>>