Linda Gorin Acknowledge Someone and Change Their Life Ep. 89 – Meet Linda Gorin, the president at The Best to You, corporate gift consultant, power of appreciation speaker, and master imagineer. She feels a gift basket is a special way to acknowledge someone and even change their life! She is a leader in San Diego…

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William Gilmartin Bridging A Partisan Divide Ep. 12 – Bill Gilmartin retired in 2016 after 44 years in Washington in a variety of positions in and around the federal government and learned the importance of bridging a partisan divide. He served as Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations at the Department of Housing and…

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Rod Solomon Creating Laws for Affordable Housing Ep. 35 – Meet Rod Solomon who worked in the affordable housing and community development sectors for the last four decades, creating laws, programs, and regulations for affordable housing. He has been a practicing attorney for Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP for 16 years, a leading public finance…

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Robert Embry Leading Change in Baltimore Ep. 18 – Robert C. Embry Jr. wanted to go into the foreign service but the changed his mind when in Harvard Law and wanted to go back home to Baltimore. Robert Embry has been a leading change agent in Baltimore, playing a pivotal role in shaping the area’s…

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Carolyn Sue Williams Demonstrating Leadership Can Open Doors I Didn’t Even Know Were Closed Ep. 88 – Dr. Carolyn Sue Williams shares part of her journey from a childhood with 11 other siblings in the Baton Rouge of the 1950s with DeeDee Strum of TrailBlazers Impact Podcast. She describes herself  as an totally un-inspired high…

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Mayra Collazo Devoted to Dance Ep. 19 – Mayra Collazo lives in Puerto Rico but travels through many countries like Italy, Spain, and the United States learning the history and culture of dance. Cities are made up of many facets of culture. Mayra has a passion for arts, culture, and society which focuses on the…

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Emily Josenhans Sweet and Healthy Ep. 81 – Meet Emily Josenhans, the founder of Domaine Santé, a local company that makes the first sugar alternative from sustainably sourced California wine grapes. Emily Josenhans wants to help people ditch the artificial sweeteners. Grape nectar not only tastes incredible, but it is good for you and the…

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Barbara Daniel The Fight Isn’t Over Yet Meet Barbara Daniel on TrailBlazers Impact Podcast, the publisher, and editor of the Cleveland Women’s Journal, a digital and print magazine (womens-journal.com/). The Cleveland Women’s Journal is informative, educational, and objective. Their mission is to empower women through knowledge. As Founder of the Cleveland Women’s Journal, Barbara knows…

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Thresette Briggs Emptying Out the ‘Head Trash’ Ep. 87 – Meet Thresette Briggs, interviewed on TrailBlazersImpact Podcast, a designer of innovative, integrated performance solutions, who has been called a ‘voice’ for high-performance. Thresette Briggs saw the joy and unintended consequences of entrepreneurship while growing up. Her father was a source of inspiration given his business…

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Tara Peters 16 Year Old Teen Mom to PhD at 36 Ep. 26 – Meet Dr. Tara Peters, a trailblazing educator (devos.northwood.edu/our-faculty) who went from being a 16-year old teen mom to PhD at 36 – a great achievement! In this TrailBlazers Impact interview, she describes the challenges and difficulties in being pregnant in high…

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