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Reimagining Impact is a podcast about BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) entrepreneurs from the SEED SPOT community, and stories of how they're navigating the ups and downs of 2020. The podcast is a collaboration between SEED SPOT and Let's Care. The host is Matt Scott, Founder and Host of Let's Care.

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Reimagining Impact is a podcast about BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) entrepreneurs from the SEED SPOT community, and stories of how they're navigating the ups and downs of 2020. The podcast is a collaboration between SEED SPOT and Let's Care. The host is Matt Scott, Founder and Host of Let's Care.

    How Craig Chavis Jr. navigates the burdens of a dream

    How Craig Chavis Jr. navigates the burdens of a dream

    This week's episode of Reimagining Impact, presented by Let's Care in collaboration with SEED SPOT, features Craig Chavis Jr.



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    Craig M. Chavis Jr. is an author and coach on a mission to help entrepreneurs find their purpose. He is Owner & Principal Coach of Cre8ive Craig LLC, and the author of Burdens of a Dream. Craig is a serial entrepreneur, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, former division-1 collegiate athlete, and received his BSBA from Samford University and MBA from the University of Tampa. Craig is also a super foodie, world traveler, and lifelong learner. Craig currently resides in Columbus, OH.



    Email: craig@cre8ivecraig.com

    Website: www.cre8ivecraig.com, www.burdensofadream.com 

    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/cre8ivecraig

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/cre8ivecraig

    Instagram: www.instagram.com/cre8ivecraig


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    • 19 min
    How "the nudge" has pushed Kirstyn Nimmo, from pandemic lay off to startup founder

    How "the nudge" has pushed Kirstyn Nimmo, from pandemic lay off to startup founder

    This week's episode of Reimagining Impact, presented by Let's Care in collaboration with SEED SPOT, features Kirstyn Nimmo.



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    Kirstyn Nimmo is an award-winning Social Impact Strategist with 12+ years experience building disruptive, culture-shifting campaigns. She is the founder of GOOD WORX, a Social Innovation Consultancy, and is actively leading clients including Verizon Media in developing allyship and anti-racism focused initiatives. 



    Kirstyn is the architect behind the White House-recognized #IAmAMan campaign for criminal justice reform, the Purina partnership that opened NYC's first pet-friendly domestic violence shelters, and The Rockefeller Foundation’s maternal mortality #WithoutMom campaign endorsed by Hillary Clinton, Bill Gates, Planned Parenthood, Vox and more.  



    She is committed to driving equity and opportunity among marginalized communities by custom building strategies rooted in authenticity, insight and culture. Kirstyn is a 2016 Shorty Social Good Award winner and a 2008 graduate of American University's Kogod School of Business.



    Website: good-worx.co

    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/kirstyn-nimmo

    Twitter: twitter.com/KirstynNimmo

    Instagram: instagram.com/kirstynimmo


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    • 21 min
    How Michele Heyward is bridging the gap between enterprises and underrepresented women in STEM

    How Michele Heyward is bridging the gap between enterprises and underrepresented women in STEM

    This week's guest on the Reimagining Impact podcast, presented by Let's Care in collaboration with SEED SPOT, is Michele Heyward.



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    Michele Heyward is founder and CEO of PositiveHire, a tech company engineered to bridge the gap between enterprises and underrepresented women in STEM. Michele is an experienced project manager in the energy sector armed with technical sales and technology transfer experience. Michele’s vision is to not only help black, Latina and indigenous women in STEM find inclusive workplaces, but to prepare enterprises to receive them, and help those enterprises recruit them. 



    Michele has a B.S. degree in civil engineering and a M.S. degree in industrial management, both from Clemson University. A South Carolina native, Michele enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, Toastmasters, and making connections personally and professionally. Michele has a passion for engaging with others on social media.



    Website: PositiveHire.co

    LinkedIn: https://www.LinkedIn.com/in/MicheleCHeyward

    Twitter: @MicheleCHeyward; @PositiveHireCo

    Instagram: @MicheleCHeyward; @PositiveHireCo


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    • 19 min
    How a convenience store sparked Erica Dozier's entrepreneurial journey

    How a convenience store sparked Erica Dozier's entrepreneurial journey

    This week's episode of Reimagining Impact, presented by Let's Care and SEED SPOT, features Erica Dozier.



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    Erica Dozier is the creator of Korean Convenience and Thai Fan Meet U.S.A.  She is a writer, entrepreneur, foodie, K-pop, and K-drama lover. If you want to start a small business on a shoestring budget, then Korean Convenience is the site for you.  The website shares stories on startups, product development, and social media strategies. Check out the latest article Black Business Owner In South Korea or subscribe to her blog for updates and business tips.



    Website: koreanconvenience.com

    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/ericadozier

    Twitter: twitter.com/dozier_erica

    Instagram: instagram.com/koreanconvenience




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    • 21 min
    How Dr. LaNysha Adams is blazin' a path from learning to empowerment

    How Dr. LaNysha Adams is blazin' a path from learning to empowerment

    This episode of the Reimagining Impact podcast, presented by Let's Care and SEED SPOT, features Dr. LaNysha Adams.



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    Dr. LaNysha Adams serves as Chief Technology Officer at Edlinguist Solutions, bringing more than 15 years of experience from her roles as an educator teaching English to speakers of other languages, education policy analyst, and applied researcher. An award-winning consultant, Dr. Adams’ work has been recognized as a key part of Edlinguist Solutions’ success as one of the most innovative companies (“50 on Fire”) in Washington, DC for its people first + technology + process integration for two consecutive years. In 2019, Edlinguist was the first company in the District of Columbia to host 30 business student recipients of the Beacon Fellowship. This year, Edlinguist was nominated for its nationally recognized Graduate Student Success coaching program for an EdTech Cool Tool Awards, one of the highest recognitions to receive for its contributions in transforming education with technology to enrich the lives of learners.



    As an active member of several professional associations, Dr. Adams is also a certified coach with expertise in administering the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Assessment, Learning Styles, and the Benchmarks 360-degree Assessment Suite. Dr. Adams is the current chair of the Society for the Study of Social Problem's Institutional Ethnography Division, elected by academic colleagues to a two-year term (2019-2021) leading the largest gathering of Institutional Ethnography researchers in the world. Dr. Adams holds a Ph.D. in Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies from the University of New Mexico, M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages/Applied Linguistics from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a B.A. in Linguistics & Rhetoric from California State University, San Marcos.



    Website: edlinguist.com

    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/lanysha

    Instagram: instagram.com/edlinguist

    Twitter: twitter.com/edlinguist


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    • 26 min
    Introduction: What does it mean to reimagine impact?

    Introduction: What does it mean to reimagine impact?

    Reimagining Impact is a podcast about BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) entrepreneurs from the SEED SPOT community, and stories of how they're navigating the ups and downs of 2020. The podcast is a collaboration between SEED SPOT and Let's Care. The host is Matt Scott, Founder and Host of Let's Care.


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    • 2 min

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