Today’s tip is a testament to the positive power of social media: shared by my social media muse (and yesterday’s guest awesomepreneur!) Kim Leamer Maleski on Facebook chat, inspired by a mutual strengths enthusiast and Gallup Facebook groupie Gavin Cargill, founder of Value the Person International. Over the last year, Facebook has become one of […]
Chris Larsen should teach Awesomepreneurship 101. Chris and his partner Patrick Groft built their blossoming Fair Trade company Pocket Disc from scratch–four years in, they’ve surpassed a million in sales and are improving the lives of over 400 families in Guatemala and Mexico. Chris and I share a San Cris connection. Last year, Chris set […]
When you’re operating on the love frequency, the world begins to vibrate with you–or at least is sure feels that way. Take last week: a friend introduced me to the work of Tramaine Brathwaite, founder of MaineDrama Productions and the filmmaker behind Unheard–a new film about sexual abuse–and I swear, the earth moved under my feet.
Awesomepreneur has partnered with the inspiring young women of Girls Shift Africa to raise funds for our 2013 Ruby Cup pilot project: an initiative that will provide a task force of young women in Mombasa, Kenya with sustainable, locally-made menstrual hygiene supplies. Thanks to our generous donors, we’re nearly halfway to our goal. Will you […]
When I re-branded RKA ink, I wanted to showcase what I do best, not just my menu web services but the quality of care I provide each and every client, hence web design with heart. The type of online marketing services I offer my clients–website development, eBooks and product design, content writing, social media strategy–all […]
Connecting with Faith Odhiambo, or Fei-zy as she is known to friends, was one of those happy accidents that make me want to believe in destiny. Two and a half years ago, I met a young Kenyan man named Benjamin Odera in Antigua, Guatemala during Semana Santa. At the time, Benjamin was working on the […]
I’m b-a-a-a-a-a-ck. My time in Germany is drawing to a close and I’m preparing to be RKA in L(atin)A(merica) again so I decided to take a few weeks off to re-design my art + activism website (re-launching tomorrow!) and ready my heartwork for the move back to Mexico. I am beyond excited to be going […]