One of our favorite things to do is to ask the folks we are inspired by what they are inspired by. We’ve shared some of their responses below.

Tinu Akinyinka-Pena | Modern-Day Renaissance Woman – Principal Program Manager, Business Consultant, Non-profit Org Founder, Magazine Editor

Honestly speaking, I draw inspiration from my surroundings. It could be a movie, a person or myself, what I come to realize is that inspiration is all around us – we just have to see it. So, regardless of the entity of inspiration, I have been able to use that spark ignited to help stay focused, regroup, or try even try something different. Read more>>

Amanda N Kelly | Advocate, Activist, & Behavior Analyst

I am inspired by a desire to help others and am constantly seeking ways to do so that are effective and efficient. I enjoy people and bringing joy into their lives through compassionate interactions. As a scientist, I feel there are many useful tools for improving our lives and the lives of others, however this information is too often held up in laboratories, universities, or in the publication process. Translating research and creating access to information, which can be easily digested, is an ongoing goal and ambition of mine. Read more>>


QUESTION #1: WHAT ARE YOU INSPIRED BY? ANSWER: I live in a transfigured world of the imagination, where history is metamorphosed into legend, where myths are interpreted in raptures. Mankind lives in secular spasms, with birth and rebirth of mythical unveiling, the infinite, the unreal, the fantastic, nostalgia, disillusionment, life and death. I am heavily inspired by mythology and history, human body and nature.Read more>>