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.

Caroline Ward | Locally Clayed Founder

A portion of every sale is directly donated to the Elusitweni Women’s Home is Eswatini, Southern Africa. Elusitweni provides full-time, residential care for women seeking refuge from a variety of difficult circumstances, including physical, emotional, and sexual abuse. Read more>>

Laura Lee Botsacos | Founder Apollo and Artemis Beauty by Equality

OUR MISSION STATEMENT “Beauty dwells within the soul and shines on the surface. We are committed to the tenet that everyone is beautiful” It’s more than simply great skincare. Apollo & Artemis Beauty by Equality® was developed with a unique ideology – one that empowers every person to embrace their perfectly imperfect selves. The foundation for our company stands firmly upon pillars of compassion, integrity, inclusivity, and love. Read more>>

Shahira Mcginty | Mrs.Shay United Dance team coach

I believe my business helps my community by being a very positive impact In Our youth . It’s giving the youth a positive outlet to experience . Keeping them off the streets by having them apart of my youth dance team . Showing them the lifestyle of being an Amazing dancer can be easy but yet fun . Read more>>

Somone “Monie” Wilder | Real Estate Broker

I help people improve their lives through home ownership. When I first became a REALTOR my primary client base was first time buyers, most of which are the first to own homes in their families for generations. These buyers have very low experience with how to manage money, keep their credit up, and save for a down payment therefore I take a lot of time educating and helping my clients execute plans to position themselves as successful buyers. Read more>>

Tremikus Muhammad | Organizer/Activist

We work to develop projects that help the communities we serve to become more self sufficient and aware of the power we have to solve many of the problems we face when we work in unity, from establishing gardens to combat food apartheid to educating our own children through black centered education to deal with the constant trauma of white supremacy and racism that we face through more traditional education. We know that building up our community in this way helps to change our world for the better. Read more>>

Mandy Aliano | Arizona’s Top Rated & World Renowned Boudoir Photographer, Makeup Artist & Entrepreneur

As an empowerment boudoir photographer I believe my business helps both my community and the world in many ways! I strive to help build and create self confidence in every soul that comes to my luxury studio! Everyday people just like you and I from every walk of life and from all over the world and from my community seek me out for a day of luxury, pamper, and most of all to feel like a Queen or King for a day! Read more>>