Entreprenuer

24.5: Stories: Food Strengthening Community – Robin Carroll & Quentin Mables (I Grow Chicago)

Isolation. Injustice. Poverty. Lack of education. Opportunity dessert. 30-40% of children going to bed hungry. This doesn’t paint a pretty picture of a neighborhood in Chicago. Especially when you consider that countless pounds of high quality of food are thrown away every night in restaurants around the city. At this point, you might be wondering […]

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Fascinating Businesses Empowering Women and Girls

One thing I discovered when I started this podcast is that there are a lot of people doing some pretty darn impressive things around the globe. From technology to developing fair trade high quality hand crafted products to creating change from within a large-scale organization, the list is endless. And I fully intent to attempt […]

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11.5 Stories from the Field: Rwandan Basket Weavers from All Across Africa

“When you see the improvement of family on the community level, tell you about their experience and where they come from. That cheers you up. You can’t complain about your daily nonsense or stress. It gives you joy when you see what people accomplish.”   That’s Bernard’s description of his work with All Across Africa. […]

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11: Baskets that Change Lives with Alicia Wallace (All Across Africa)

“She’s ruining everything.” Those were the words that met Alicia Wallace as she worked to develop dignified jobs in rural Rwanda.   I can’t even imagine the sting of those words after Alicia diligently worked to embed herself into the Rwandan cultural and grow All Across Africa. But change isn’t always easy. Neither is patience. […]

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10: Teaching Girls To Code Through Fashion with Makeda Ricketts (Pink Think)

Did you know that through elementary school that girls are actually very interested in science and math? Then something happens in junior high and girls lose their interest.   Makeda Ricketts, founder of Pink Think, decided to do something to fix that.   To engage girls in STEM and coding, she created a revolutionary codable […]

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8: Business Boutique with Christy Wright (Dave Ramsey Personality)

You can’t help but be fired up by Christy Wright’s passionate take on women in business.  From outlining the five biggest challenges women face starting a business to sharing her own humble (and creative) beginnings in business, Christy knocks this one out of the park. We are connecting behind the scenes at the premier Business […]

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4.5 Stories From The Field: Showcasing One Construction Company Creating Social Change with Alison Freed (Dream Builders Project)

Alison Freed works for perhaps the most unusual nonprofit I’ve come across lately.   Having spent several years in the nonprofit space, you typically find organizations that are continually scrapped for cash with a large percentage of time being spent trying to leverage funds.   Dream Builders Project differs from that description in almost every […]

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4.0 Luxury Homes Championing Environmental Efforts And Driving Social Change with Mayer Dahan (Prime Five Homes)

Mayer Dahan is creating something you don’t often see in the construction world, particularly the luxury home industry. He is leveraging modern upscale homes to champion both environmental issues and chart a path toward meaningful social change.   As the CEO and Co-founder of Prime Five Homes, Mayer works to create modern upscale homes that […]

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2.5 Stories from the Field: Redefining the Traditional CEO with Ana Bermudez (TAGit)

Wednesday’s episode showcased Stephanie Burns as she spoke to the changing landscape of both entrepreneurs and redefining the standards for company culture. To bring to life the realities of creating this transition, we connected with Ana Bermudez, the founder of the innovative new app TAGit.   When Ana sat down to start her company, we […]

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2: Chic CEO: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs

Stephanie Burns, founder of Chic CEO, created her business after identifying a constant need among women for the trusted resources to help launch their business. What started as a discussion in her living room soon turned into a national resource equipping women, and men, with the know-how to create a successful business. Want more inspiring […]

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