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Andy Magro is determined to make a positive impact on the world

Andy Magro is a German-Italian actor, singer/songwriter and philanthropist. If there is one thing Andy doesn’t do, it’s to wait for an opportunity to come to him. Andy has always created opportunities for himself, following his dreams with a fierce passion. At thirteen years old, Andy established a drama class at his school so that he could begin acting. Living in Stuttgart, Germany, Andy found it difficult to find professional work as the major film centers in Germany are Cologne, Berlin, Munich and Hamburg. With help from his parents, he kept auditioning and that same year got signed with a German acting agency.

Anis Maknojia aims to showcase multicultural talent through Land Ahoy! Films

Anis Maknojia is relatively new to the film scene, but is already making waves as someone to watch. His production company, Land Ahoy! Films, produces films and works with other creative talents to showcase the best in breakthrough talent from across the globe. Besides being passionate about creating art, Anis is an advocate for animal rights, LGBTQ rights and more diversity in film. He holds mental health awareness and finding a cure for multiple sclerosis close to his heart because he has family and friends that suffer from these issues.

Dr. Sam Muslin’s revolutionary dentistry helps people live healthier, happier lives

Dr. Sam Muslin is one of the most acclaimed dentists in the US, with a career that spans forty years. He approaches his work and his life with a philosophy that considers the health and well-being of the whole person rather than just focusing on the problem in front of him. Dr. Sam Muslin created non-invasive and non-surgical revolutionary methods that transform faces while simultaneously improving underlying dental health issues.

Inspired by surviving the California Wildfires, best selling author Catherine Bybee spreads hope in My Way to You

After spending most of her career as a nurse in a level two trauma center, Catherine Bybee began writing romance novels in 2008. She has since written thirty-four books with massive success, landing on the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller lists. In 2016, Catherine’s home was caught in a California wildfire. This real-life event served as the inspiration for her powerful new novel, My Way To You, that tells a story of hope and renewal. In talking about her real experience and the book that came out of it, one thing stands out: Catherine wants to spread hope.

James and Steph Purpura started Powerful U to help you discover your own unlimited potential

Powerful U is a revolutionary personal evolution company founded by James and Steph Purpura that is focused on improving the human condition. Their goal is to “improve the lives of billions of people,” one person at a time. According to James and Steph, “Everything you are, everything you see, everything you experience, is determined by perception. It is your emotions that give your life the only meaning it has.” The philosophy behind Powerful U is that no person has ever made a bad decision. People make what they believe to be the best decision for themselves based on the information they have.

Hip hop dancer Randall Mella breaks barriers

Randall Mella is a hip hop dancer and choreographer from Edmonton, Alberta. He has competed in world-class competitions such as Hip Hop International, Artists Emerge and World of Dance. Randall has danced on set for the Netflix series Julie and the Phantoms and performed alongside Lia Cole for multiple music videos and live shows including a tour in Asia. His dance crew, Cool Giraffes, have made their mark on the hip hop competition scene finishing in first place at Hip Hop International Canada 2019 and in the top ten at Hip Hop International 2018.

Spiritual and Personal Growth with Alisa Gracheva

Alisa Gracheva has transformed her life into a mission of helping others as a spiritual and life coach. She utilizes her education, experience and skills to support others holistically to achieve their goals in all areas of life including career, health, relationships, personal happiness and overall wellness. She guides people to become the master of their life and destiny.

Explain the role of coaching in one’s journey.

Coaching is a means to help you identify and fulfill your ideals in all areas of your life, step by step.

ScrapRight empowers the recycling industry to save the environment

Recycling helps to reduce the size of our landfills and the strain it takes on our planet. The recycling industry is one of the most innovative industries in the world. Those who want to participate successfully must be able to react flexibly to the industry’s dynamics and constant changes. While they are in an ever changing business, ScrapRight is a software company that is determined not to change what once made companies great, and that is customer relations, community support and the responsibility of contributing to help save mother earth.

Christine Reidhead is a humanitarian making a difference

Christine Reidhead is an academic, author & humanitarian making a difference in Africa, Mexico & the US. Growing up in the supportive community of Benson, Arizona is where Christine learned the importance of hard work and dedication. As the youngest of five children it has always been her lifelong purpose to help others, especially children. Christine is the founder of AfrikRising, a nonprofit organization that provides critical resources to the children of Africa. AfrikRising has created a positive influence in childrens’ lives who face starvation, educational limitations and health disparities.