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interviews with purpose-driven leaders

 

Inspiration from the leading lights in nonprofits and purpose-driven companies who are dedicated to helping others and making a positive impact in the world.

Eliza  Pesuit | Global Glimpse

Eliza Pesuit | Global Glimpse

Eliza Pesuit is the founding executive director of Global Glimpse, an innovative nonprofit working at the intersection of travel and education to make transformative travel experiences accessible to young people from all backgrounds.

Dr. Shakari Hood | Colorado Black Health Collaborative

Dr. Shakari Hood | Colorado Black Health Collaborative

Dr. Shakari Hood is the executive director of Colorado Black Health Collaborative, a 501c3 nonprofit organization that has a long history of providing programs that improve the health and wellness in our Black/African American communities.

Luis Villa | Latino Outdoors

Luis Villa | Latino Outdoors

Luis Villa is the Executive Director of Latino Outdoors which works to inspire, connect, and engage Latino communities in the outdoors and embrace cultura y familia as part of the outdoor narrative, ensuring our history, heritage, and leadership are valued and represented.

Tola L. | Gyrl Wonder Inc.

Tola L. | Gyrl Wonder Inc.

Tola L. is the Founder and Executive Director of Gyrl Wonder Inc. which creates access and opportunities for young adults who want to be in creative fields but don’t know how to get there and then exposes them to these roles and opportunities that they didn’t even know they had access to.

Zubaida Bai | Grameen Foundation

Zubaida Bai | Grameen Foundation

Zubaida Bai is the President and CEO of Grameen Foundation which works to transform systems to invest in the power of women and enable them to walk out of poverty forever.

Kari Eckert | Robbie’s Hope

Kari Eckert | Robbie’s Hope

Kari Eckert is the Executive Director of Robbie’s Hope, a youth-serving youth-led nonprofit for suicide prevention working to cut the teen suicide rate in half by 2028.

Patrice Hawkins | Spark the Change Colorado

Patrice Hawkins | Spark the Change Colorado

Patrice Hawkins is the CEO of Spark the Change Colorado, a nonprofit that brings individuals, nonprofits, and companies together for meaningful volunteer and civic engagement activities.

Allison Billings | Impact on Education

Allison Billings | Impact on Education

Allison Billings is the executive director of Impact on Education, an independent non-profit foundation for the Boulder Valley School District which supports Boulder Valley public school students with community funding and resources in order to meet critical needs and eliminate opportunity gaps.

Jared Walker | Dollar For

Jared Walker | Dollar For

Jared Walker is the founder of Dollar For which eliminates medical debt by enforcing hospital charity care policies and works to make hospital charity care known, easy, and fair.

Lark Rambo | Coal Creek Meals on Wheels

Lark Rambo | Coal Creek Meals on Wheels

Lark Rambo is the Executive Director of Coal Creek Meals on Wheels which supports independence and quality of life for Lafayette, Louisville, Erie, and Superior residents by providing nutritious meals and social contact.

Kent MacLennan | Rise Above Colorado

Kent MacLennan | Rise Above Colorado

Kent MacLennan is the Executive Director of Rise Above Colorado, a statewide drug abuse prevention organization that measurably impacts teen perceptions and attitudes about the risks of substance abuse to help youth make empowered, healthy choices.

Jessica  Chang | Upwards

Jessica Chang | Upwards

Jessica Chang is the CEO and Co-Founder of Upwards (formerly WeeCare), a tech-driven care solutions company with the mission to make care accessible to all families and empower the caregivers who provide it.

Liesl Perez | Axis Integrated Mental Health

Liesl Perez | Axis Integrated Mental Health

Liesl Perez is the Cofounder and Chief Marketing Officer of Axis Integrated Mental Health which has a mission is to help as many people as possible get quality, affordable, and cutting-edge mental health treatment in Colorado.

Jason Janz | CrossPurpose

Jason Janz | CrossPurpose

Jason Janz is the Chief Executive Officer of CrossPurpose which is on a mission to abolish economic, relational, and spiritual poverty through career and community development.

Ellie Adelman | The Village Institute

Ellie Adelman | The Village Institute

Ellie Adelman is the Executive Director of The Village Institute, a holistic family development center which cultivates multi-generational ecosystems that uplift the power of refugee and immigrant families and bring them closer to their neighbors.