Amelia Thompson


Mercy, justice, and community are the ties that bind every endeavor Amelia Thompson establishes.  If visions were trees, Amelia would have a forest. The root organization is Renew Today which undergirds global initiatives including menstrual equity …

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Emmy Winning Make-up Artist Elena George


What began as passion for hair styling became a lifelong calling in fashion and beauty, for 8 time Emmy Winning Make-up Artist, Elena George.  With 8 Emmy Awards to her name and counting, Celebrity Makeup …

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Focused Fire

Focused Fire

Focused Fire is a lifestyle brand dedicated to the physical, emotional, and spiritual wellness of its clients. From physical to financial fitness, the Focused Fire founder Marie Toms helps her clients kindle the fire that …

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Beautiful Ventures founded by Melinda Weekes-Laidlaw

Beautiful Ventures

Beautiful Ventures is a creative social enterprise that influences popular culture, disrupts anti-blackness, and elevates perceptions of Black humanity. BV envisions a world where the humanity of all Black people is presumed, affirmed and unchallenged. …

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They went because of the earthquake. They stayed because of the people. On January 12, 2010, an earthquake (7.0. magnitude) struck and devastated the island nation of Haiti. In 35 seconds, over 300,000 people lost …


Elizabeth Anne Hobbs, Voice over Artist


Elizabeth Hobbs is a Cartoon Creator, Composer, and Voice Over Artist. Her new series, Penelope and Simon is a modern musical adventure for children of all ages. Like all artists, Elizabeth’s creations mimic life. The …

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SJ-Lee, Investment Banker

SJ Lee

…lost on the journey of my life… Hedge Fund Manager SJ Lee moved to New Jersey with his family after working in investment banking for 10 years. At the time SJ connected with DreamDevelopment, he …

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I Live For Foundation


Dream Development’s client ‘I Live For’’s mission is to end the cultural stigma of depression, anxiety and other mental disorders in young adults of color.