A woman looks thoughtfully to the side while standing by the dolls she made

“We are redefining the meaning of beauty to help kids grow up being comfortable in their own skin.”

Johannesburg doll maker Khulile Vilakazi-Ofosu takes on the lack of representation in children’s toys by creating dolls that reflect, affirm, and engender pride in being African.
Huong Haley sitting on a couch with her husband and her parents, looking at scrapbook photos together

“I want to help others get a little bit closer to their own dreams.”

Huong Haley, the daughter of a Vietnamese prisoner of war, speaks up about how her background—which she identifies as “first generation, low income”—surfaced challenges during her transition to corporate life. Now, she’s making it easier for others to find their way, too.
Natassia Katopodis

“I wonder how my mother’s life might have been different.”

Moved by her mother’s personal story, Natassia Katopodis helps young women see their own futures.
A photo of a man standing next to an art painting and a piano keyboard

“It was such a rush to hear my song and know that I had contributed something meaningful.”

When he was asked to write and perform a song for a company-wide conference, musician and poet Jerome Collins discovered a powerful way to connect with and inspire his colleagues.