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  • March 07, 2019 9:09 AM | Mali Phonpadith (Administrator)

    Meet Nona Phinn - Change Agent #0019 of our #SCN1000ChangeAgents Series.

    Nona Phinn is principal and president of her boutique marketing and communications firm, THuS Marketing + Branding Services, where she focuses on developing audience intimacy for her clients by uncovering and crafting compelling brand stories through brand positioning, marketing planning, and content strategy build out. She is a #1 international best selling author and contributing writer for numerous publications to include Forbes.

    As a single-mother, Nona takes pride in working not only to obtain the marketer of the year award but also mother of the year - needing only the vote of her daughter to win. A daughter who inspires Sharing Niomi, a platform, and blog she uses to encourage and strengthen other single-mothers.

    THuS Marketing + Branding Services- www.thusmarket.com

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    Sharing Niomi- www.sharenini.com

    Nona A. Phinn President + Consultant THuS Marketing and Branding www.thusmarket.com

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    In an effort to promote global champions of change, we have set an extraordinary goal of interviewing 1000 people this year who are change agents in their communities. Tune in as our interview guests share how they are contributing their gifts, skills, experiences, resources and wisdom to create a better world. Learn about the different causes and initiatives they care about. If theses causes resonate with you, reach out to our interviewees and offer up your superpowers.

    Join us. Let's not just stand for something ... let's do something!

  • March 07, 2019 9:07 AM | Mali Phonpadith (Administrator)

    Meet Myron Radio - Change Agent #0018 of our #SCN1000ChangeAgents Series.

    Myron J. Radio is a five-time author and President of The R Group, a consortium of seasoned professionals who specialize in Leadership and Organizational – Change, Transitions and Transformations. Myron is recognized as an energetic speaker, facilitator, team builder and executive coach with over 5,000 coaching sessions to his credit. His clients represent a broad range of global Fortune 500 companies across multiple industries as well privately held companies and startups.

    Prior to founding The R Group, Myron was an executive with Mobil Corporation, now ExxonMobil. His latest eBook is LEADERSHIP FIT – Finding the Right Leadership Fit for you. He has also published several articles on organizational “effectiveness” to engage and align the workforce to achieve the strategic imperatives. His first inspirational novel, DREAM MAKERS – Escape from the Shadows of Fear, includes lessons of Leadership, developing High Performing Teams and developing the Next Generation of Leaders.

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    Nominate a Change Agent for our Interview Series. https://nebula.soarcommunitynetwork.com

    In an effort to promote global champions of change, we have set an extraordinary goal of interviewing 1000 people this year who are change agents in their communities. Tune in as our interview guests share how they are contributing their gifts, skills, experiences, resources and wisdom to create a better world. Learn about the different causes and initiatives they care about. If theses causes resonate with you, reach out to our interviewees and offer up your superpowers.

    Join us. Let's not just stand for something ... let's do something!

  • March 07, 2019 9:03 AM | Mali Phonpadith (Administrator)

    Meet Sharmila Karamchandani - Change Agent #0017 of our #SCN1000ChangeAgents Series.

    Sharmila Karamchandani, a graphic designer, art educator, and an entrepreneur coach has a passion for design and working in arts education and community non-profits. Sharmila acquired her MFA in Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) and has been teaching graphic design for more than a decade in several local colleges and universities. Sharmila has continued her ongoing work as a freelancer for more than two decades. She founded Khush Designs in November of 2014. In addition to being the creative head at Khush Designs, and teaching Graphic Design, she is a Lead Entrepreneur Coach at Empowered Women International (EWI). In the fall of 2006, she attended the Entrepreneur Training for Success (ETS), a business coaching program for start-ups at EWI, which helped her to market herself as an artist. She has worked at EWI in various capacities including a volunteer, mentor, graphic designer, and trainer.

    Sharmila was honored with the Creativity and Commitment award in 2008 for her extraordinary service to EWI. Sharmila always wanted to be an educator. In 2008, she was awarded ‘Teacher of the Year’ from Westwood College and Virginia Commission of the Arts (VCA). Early this year, she received the Alexandria Artist Grant, and will host 6 art workshops in the Alexandria, Virginia starting next month. She also facilitates art workshops with a local nonprofit HEARD, and works with marginalized women. She works in several mediums such as painting, jewelry design, photography, calligraphy, henna painting, mixed media collages, and fiber arts. She is actively working on her dream to one day start her own art school.

    To learn more about her work visit www.khushdesigns.com

    Causes that matter to Sharmila: Empowered Women International http://ewint.org/

    The SC Nebula is a global online (and offline - Washington, DC area) hub where conscious leaders from corporate, spiritual, nonprofit and civic groups can connect, collaborate and create more social impact together.

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    Nominate a Change Agent for our Interview Series. https://nebula.soarcommunitynetwork.com

    In an effort to promote global champions of change, we have set an extraordinary goal of interviewing 1000 people this year who are change agents in their communities. Tune in as our interview guests share how they are contributing their gifts, skills, experiences, resources and wisdom to create a better world. Learn about the different causes and initiatives they care about. If theses causes resonate with you, reach out to our interviewees and offer up your superpowers.

    Join us. Let's not just stand for something ... let's do something!

  • March 07, 2019 9:01 AM | Mali Phonpadith (Administrator)

    Meet Marni Sclaroff - Change Agent #0016 of our #SCN1000ChangeAgents Series.

    Marni Sclaroff is an author, yoga and meditation teacher, spirit guide, and wellness advocate with over twenty years of experience in the healing arts. She leads workshops, retreats, online courses, mentoring programs, and teacher trainings throughout the US and abroad. Her yoga classes are a unique blend of soulful inspiration woven into functional body mechanics, with a side of light-hearted playfulness, and earth based spirituality.

    In all of her offerings, you will experience the woven threads of mythology, soulful journeying, intelligent rhythmic unfolding, the power of aligned action, energetic wisdom from a deep and true lineage, embodied transmission, and a light-hearted sense of wonder and curiosity. Website: www.marnisclaroff.com

    The SC Nebula is a global online (and offline - Washington, DC area) hub where conscious leaders from corporate, spiritual, nonprofit and civic groups can connect, collaborate and create more social impact together.

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    Nominate a Change Agent for our Interview Series. https://nebula.soarcommunitynetwork.com

    In an effort to promote global champions of change, we have set an extraordinary goal of interviewing 1000 people this year who are change agents in their communities. Tune in as our interview guests share how they are contributing their gifts, skills, experiences, resources and wisdom to create a better world. Learn about the different causes and initiatives they care about. If theses causes resonate with you, reach out to our interviewees and offer up your superpowers.

    Join us. Let's not just stand for something ... let's do something!

  • March 07, 2019 8:57 AM | Mali Phonpadith (Administrator)

    Meet Kate Viggiano Janich - Change Agent #0015 of our #SCN1000ChangeAgents Series.

    Kate Viggiano Janich is Co-Founder and Positivity Instigator of Rowan Tree, a coworking + cogrowth space focused on women, but open to all This space provides a warm, safe, and nurturing community where members can work, connect, be well and create. A seasoned Project Management Professional (PMP) and Strategic Communicator, Kate has served as a management and communications consultant for 13+ years at Dynamic Integrated Services, Atlas Research, and Booz Allen Hamilton. She is known for her expertise in program management, facilitation and event coordination, strategic communications, stakeholder relationship management, change management, and employee engagement. She has led simultaneous multi-million-dollar budget projects and leads proposal and capture efforts for new business development.

    Kate thrives in situations where she convenes people with many perspectives and facilitates shared understanding and solutions. Clients and team members praise Kate for her ability to listen to a problem, develop step-by-step solutions, navigate teams through barriers all while infusing humor and creativity. Kate started out her career in hospice and end-of-life care and has always had a passion for supporting and advocating on behalf of those in vulnerable positions. After the 2016 election, when many felt hopeless and at a loss, Kate co-founded Together We Will Northern Virginia, a now 2000-member strong grassroots group and respected key player in the NoVA political community. This group forged tight relationships with other activist organizations and kicked off tangible action plans that have now evolved into coordinated state-level efforts. Kate is thrilled to lend all her lessons learned and create a space for women to reach their highest potential…and perhaps crack some glass ceilings along the way.

    Kate is proud to support several organizations including:

    • Network Nova
    • Together We Will Northern Virginia
    • Children International
    • Women Giving Back

    The SC Nebula is a global online (and offline - Washington, DC area) hub where conscious leaders from corporate, spiritual, nonprofit and civic groups can connect, collaborate and create more social impact together.

    Interested in becoming a SC Nebula Member?

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    Nominate a Change Agent for our Interview Series. https://nebula.soarcommunitynetwork.com

    In an effort to promote global champions of change, we have set an extraordinary goal of interviewing 1000 people this year who are change agents in their communities. Tune in as our interview guests share how they are contributing their gifts, skills, experiences, resources and wisdom to create a better world. Learn about the different causes and initiatives they care about. If theses causes resonate with you, reach out to our interviewees and offer up your superpowers.

    Join us. Let's not just stand for something ... let's do something!

  • March 07, 2019 8:44 AM | Mali Phonpadith (Administrator)

    Meet Sid Subramanyam - Change Agent #0014 of our #SCN1000ChangeAgents Series.

    Sid Subramanyam is a trusted Financial Representative with Northwestern Mutual who is thoughtful and caring as he helps his clients move from financial stability, to financial security and ultimately to financial freedom. He listens to his clients’ needs, provides practical and considerate options that reflect their unique situation and helps them implement appropriate strategies to meet their financial objectives at every stage of their lives. His goal is to reduce stress, provide peace of mind and guide each client toward financial security through risk management, savings and investment strategies that are considerate of their unique definition of security, success and freedom. Website: https://www.northwesternmutual.com/fi...

    Cause he supports: https://homestretchva.org/

    The SC Nebula is a global online (and offline - Washington, DC area) hub where conscious leaders from corporate, spiritual, nonprofit and civic groups can connect, collaborate and create more social impact together.

    Interested in becoming a SC Nebula Member?

    info@soarcommunitynetwork.com

    Nominate a Change Agent for our Interview Series. https://nebula.soarcommunitynetwork.com

    In an effort to promote global champions of change, we have set an extraordinary goal of interviewing 1000 people this year who are change agents in their communities. Tune in as our interview guests share how they are contributing their gifts, skills, experiences, resources and wisdom to create a better world. Learn about the different causes and initiatives they care about. If theses causes resonate with you, reach out to our interviewees and offer up your superpowers.

    Join us. Let's not just stand for something ... let's do something!

  • March 07, 2019 8:34 AM | Mali Phonpadith (Administrator)

    Meet Karen Bate - Change Agent #0013 of our #SCN1000ChangeAgents Series.

    Karen Bate, KB Concepts P.R. and Awesome Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) A former journalist and Congressional press secretary, Karen Bate founded KB Concepts P.R. in 2007. She and her team brand companies and nonprofits; position organizations to achieve their mission and goals; garner key media placements; and harness the variety of social media tools to tell clients’ stories and inspire others to support them. Great Ideas for Good Causes is not just her company tagline; it is the guiding philosophy of her work.

    Karen is also co-founder and Chief Inspiration Officer for Awesome Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) (along with co-founder and co-conspirator Evelyn Powers), with more than 200 local women business owners as members of five chapters throughout the DC region, and more chapters launching throughout the US in 2019. Karen passionately believes that collaboration, not competition and women supporting women are the keys to success in business and in life.

    https://awesomewomen.org/

    The SC Nebula is a global online (and offline - Washington, DC area) hub where conscious leaders from corporate, spiritual, nonprofit and civic groups can connect, collaborate and create more social impact together.

    Interested in becoming a SC Nebula Member?

    info@soarcommunitynetwork.com

    Nominate a Change Agent for our Interview Series. https://nebula.soarcommunitynetwork.com

    In an effort to promote global champions of change, we have set an extraordinary goal of interviewing 1000 people this year who are change agents in their communities. Tune in as our interview guests share how they are contributing their gifts, skills, experiences, resources and wisdom to create a better world. Learn about the different causes and initiatives they care about. If theses causes resonate with you, reach out to our interviewees and offer up your superpowers.

    Join us. Let's not just stand for something ... let's do something!


  • March 07, 2019 8:21 AM | Mali Phonpadith (Administrator)

    Meet Lisa Nicholls - Change Agent #0012 of our #SCN1000ChangeAgents Series.

    Lisa Nicholls was an advertising sales executive for a local newspaper. When the newspaper closed, she took her knowledge of multi-channel communications platforms and started developing and implementing social media strategies for clients. Eight years later, Lisa is a go-to expert, specializing in creating an online presence and greater visibility for small to medium-sized businesses through the use of social media, ultimately helping clients grow and attract new business. Lisa enjoys working with entrepreneurs, nonprofits and established business owners who are struggling to use social media effectively, and in helping them better understand what it takes to have a successful social media presence.

    Lisa is a frequent speaker about social media and loves sharing her knowledge with other business owners. She is active in the Loudoun Chamber’s Business Women of Loudoun and is a board member of NAWBO Greater DC Chapter. She has a degree from the College of William and Mary and Masters from the University of New Haven. http://www.tirastrategies.com

    Links to causes that matter to Lisa: NAWBO Greater DC Chapter https://www.nawbo.org/greater-dc

    Humane Society US: https://www.humanesociety.org/

    Humane Society International: http://www.hsi.org/

    The SC Nebula is a global online (and offline - Washington, DC area) hub where conscious leaders from corporate, spiritual, nonprofit and civic groups can connect, collaborate and create more social impact together.

    Interested in becoming a SC Nebula Member?

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    Nominate a Change Agent for our Interview Series. https://nebula.soarcommunitynetwork.com

    In an effort to promote global champions of change, we have set an extraordinary goal of interviewing 1000 people this year who are change agents in their communities. Tune in as our interview guests share how they are contributing their gifts, skills, experiences, resources and wisdom to create a better world. Learn about the different causes and initiatives they care about. If theses causes resonate with you, reach out to our interviewees and offer up your superpowers.

    Join us. Let's not just stand for something ... let's do something!

  • March 07, 2019 7:57 AM | Mali Phonpadith (Administrator)

    Meet Cordelia Gaffar - Change Agent #0011 of our #SCN1000ChangeAgents Series.

    Cordelia Gaffar is a Transformational Coach helping women to have a Body Soul Shift connecting their body's experience in the now to their present emotion using them as a power source that lifts them rather than weighing them down propelling them towards their ultimate life's purpose.

    She is an honorary lifetime member of ALL (All Ladies League) on the Entrepreneur committee for the USA and the Social Media and Branding Chairperson for the USA while serving on the UK committee, author, speaker, Certified in Sports Nutrition, hostess of the Replenish Me show, Founder of Workout Around My Day, and mom of 6. After the birth of her second child, she sought medical attention for postpartum depression and extreme weight gain which led to her studies in nutrition, exercise, and mindset. In less than a year, she lost over 60 pounds, found her sanctuary, became nourished and energized. With that transformation, it became her mission to hone that superpower and help women to have a Body Soul Shift. She offers 1:1, group coaching programs and self-paced online programs.

    Websites http://cordeliagaffar.com/http://workoutaroundmyday.com

    Amazon Author page: https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B019DHJ240

    Causes that matter to Cordelia: http://www.coabode.org/about/team

    The SC Nebula is a global online (and offline - Washington, DC area) hub where conscious leaders from corporate, spiritual, nonprofit and civic groups can connect, collaborate and create more social impact together.

    Interested in becoming a SC Nebula Member?

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    Nominate a Change Agent for our Interview Series. https://nebula.soarcommunitynetwork.com

    In an effort to promote global champions of change, we have set an extraordinary goal of interviewing 1000 people this year who are change agents in their communities. Tune in as our interview guests share how they are contributing their gifts, skills, experiences, resources and wisdom to create a better world. Learn about the different causes and initiatives they care about. If theses causes resonate with you, reach out to our interviewees and offer up your superpowers.

    Join us. Let's not just stand for something ... let's do something! https://soarcommunitynetwork.com

  • March 06, 2019 9:50 PM | Mali Phonpadith (Administrator)

    Meet Dr. Assegid Habtewold - Change Agent #0010 of our #SCN1000ChangeAgents Series.

    Dr. Assegid Habtewold is the CEO of Success Pathways and the Founder of PRO Leadership Global. Assegid is also the host of Pick Yourself Up show, which airs on Channel 16. He wrote five books. The title of his latest book is "Unchain Your Greatness: Explore, Enact, Endure, and Emancipate your greatness to the fullest". He is an author, speaker, coach, and consultant.

    Assegid provides keynotes, motivational speeches, and workshops on themes such as soft skills, project management, and leadership for some government agencies, major corporations, and community organizations in the US.

    Success Pathways, LLC www.successpws.com

    PRO Leadership Global Inc. www.proleadership.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AssegidH

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/assegidha...

    Pick Yourself Up show: https://www.mmctv.org/programs/pick-y...

    The SC Nebula is a global online (and offline - Washington, DC area) hub where conscious leaders from corporate, spiritual, nonprofit and civic groups can connect, collaborate and create more social impact together.

    Interested in becoming a SC Nebula Member?

    info@soarcommunitynetwork.com

    Nominate a Change Agent for our Interview Series. https://nebula.soarcommunitynetwork.com

    In an effort to promote global champions of change, we have set an extraordinary goal of interviewing 1000 people this year who are change agents in their communities. Tune in as our interview guests share how they are contributing their gifts, skills, experiences, resources and wisdom to create a better world. Learn about the different causes and initiatives they care about. If theses causes resonate with you, reach out to our interviewees and offer up your superpowers.

    Join us. Let's not just stand for something ... let's do something!