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.

Michelle Joyner | Twin Mom Blogger & Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

I started my blog when my twins, Ames and Joules, were only 7 weeks old. Even though I’m a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with my doctorate, juggling two babies at once still seemed like a massive undertaking! I felt unprepared with no clear “guide” to navigate it all–and I didn’t know many twin moms or have many twin mom resources. As a result, I decided to start my website and Instagram page, @twinsidescoop—to not only capture my own memories, but also to share my own experiences, to utilize my knowledge as a pediatric provider, and to build a community in hopes of helping other twin moms along the way. Read more>>

Chrisheena Williamson | Certified Professional Tanning Service Provider

II looked at the industry that I’m in and I didn’t see many faces like mine and that motivated me. think representation in any area of business is important especially as a black woman, One of the core reasons I started my business was to first build something I could be proud of and be an example for my nieces, nephew, and others in my community. Secondly in my sector of business, I didn’t see many faces like mine so it made me want to push forward and be that familiar face that my clients could connect with. Read more>>

Chad Wallen | Founder and Director

We are a generation changer. Advance Camp mentors fatherless young men. We teach them tangible skills that we feel a father should have if they were still around. These skills are commonly trade skills that can be pursued as a career. We speak identity and confidence in the young men, along with teaching them how to respect women and others. At Advance Camp we call the campers “Young Men” because thats what they are growing into. Read more>>

Breakfield and Burkey | Award-Winning, Best Selling, fictional co-authors Breakfield & Burkey

Through our fictional writing we want to help alert adults of the potential pitfalls of unsecure information sharing. Our years in technology with several manufacturers provides us a unique view of the good and bad sides of technology. We think the simple things like changing passwords, not clicking on unknown links, and sharing unknown social media posts are possible avenues for hackers to hurt people. Read more>>