Positive Impact

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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14: Coffee Creating Sustainable Dental Care with Thomas Fitzpatrick (Cura Coffee)

Are you a coffee drinker? Personally I didn’t start drinking until 2015. Crazy, I know! I personally always thought that when I went to college I would magically fall in love with coffee. In short that didn’t happen. But that is a story for another day. Today I want you to think about your cup […]

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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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7.5 Stories from the Field: Compassion in Inner City of Chicago with Burrell Poe

If you are curious about the power of compassion, then Burrell Poe is the champion you are looking for. As an education and outreach coordinator in inner city Chicago schools, he applies this movement to some of the most underserved areas in the city.   There is no denying that Chicago has a troubling past. […]

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