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Stories That Insire

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.

Julian Jewel’s artificial intelligence humanization: An AI’s perspective of the universe

Robots take over the world and it’s the end of humanity. We’ve seen this tired trope in tons of sci-fi concepts. But what happens when a robot becomes the image of hope?

Julian Jewel is a technological evangelist who uses media and the idea of a robot as a mascot for awareness towards environmental, psychological and wildlife preservation.

Julian Jewel

As a young teen, Julian enjoyed building Lego robots and connecting them to a computer. His passion for technology and artificial intelligence led Julian to attain a Bachelors in Engineering with a Masters in Software Engineering.

Amber Gilmore is helping parents through her company Creative Nurturing

Master Newborn Care Specialist, Postpartum Doula and Pediatric Sleep Consultant, Amber Gilmore, is a hands-on educator in caring for newborn babies with more than a decade of professional experience. Her services cover childcare, clinical care of newborns, developmental knowledge, family support and parental coaching. Amber has received mentoring from Baby Nurse To Go as well as extensive training and education. Amber became a Certified Nanny through the International Career Institute, Certified Master Newborn Care Specialist through Newborn Care Solutions Institute and Certified Infant and Child Sleep Consultant through the Family Sleep Institute.

Thinkzilla CEO Dr. Velma Trayhma gives back to other lady bosses

The world is full of entrepreneurial businessmen and women who have defied the odds to achieve success. Every once in a while, however, there comes along someone whose journey is so remarkable that one can’t help to stop and take notice. Velma Trayham is that entrepreneur. She has demonstrated it is not how you start, it is how you finish. Her story of perseverance and faith is truly inspiring and she’s sharing that inspiration with audiences at a personal level.

Velma Trayham

After three business failures, she persevered and found a way to move forward by building businesses and selling them for profit.

Keeping her edge: In London with Candian-born dancer Allie Laliberte

Allie Laliberte (23) is a Canadian hip hop dancer originally from a small town in Ontario, Canada. Currently Allie is working and teaching in London, England and is a member of LA based Immabeast, one of the most well-known dance companies in the world. Allie has performed with Little Mix at the Brit Awards, Bebe Rexha at the European Music Awards, Rita Ora on Britain’s Got Talent and Kaela Settle (The Greatest Showman) on the X Factor UK.
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Photographer Emmanuel Whajah on taking his passion behind the lens

Emmanuel Whajah, a creative director and photographer known as Emzy Production Films, has always involved himself in creative pursuits. Born in Hanover, Germany, his first passion was dancing. At the age of five he imitated his idol, Michael Jackson, and a couple years later, won a dance competition. After dancing in front of the camera for over seventeen years, Emmanuel started thinking about how he could use his talent behind the camera. Now he produces visuals for artists including Keke Palmer, Eric Bellinger, Les Twins, Kid Ink, Post Malone, Chris Brown, Miguel, Tyga, Rita Ora, Migos, Offset, Takeoff, TY Dollar $ign, French Montana and Ella Mai.

Jorby wants to create music for the people

We’re celebrating the Chinese New Year with Jorby, a rising singer/songwriter from Hong Kong that uses his music as an outlet for his emotions. Jorby wants his work to connect with people and be a representation of them. He never wants to lose touch with the single quality that makes us human, and that is the ability to feel and express ourselves.

How would you describe your sound?

I like to play around with and experiment different types of sound, so each and every song you hear from me will be completely distinct.