It’s easy to get caught up in the day to day, but it’s important to stop and ask: what’s the end goal? Knowing where you are trying to go is step one in getting there and so we’ve asked some folks we admire to tell us their end goal and where they want to be by the end of their careers.

Rachael Hutchins Hannah Atterberry | Birth Doula Partners

We heave some really big plans! We hope to grow North Atlanta Birth Services, so we can serve more people in our area, and grow our local birth community. We currently mentor new doulas, and we hope to grow and develop this mentorship program over the years. Doulas need community and support. We both felt a little lost after our trainings, and we want to help new doulas feel confident and help teach them how to run a successful business. Read more>>

Rwehuman | Event consultant and curator

Rwehuman is a company dedicated to throwing great events with one of kind design, marketing and artists of all genres. Our end goal is to influence our city into providing quality entertainment for the next wave after us. Also to put as many artists in a place to elevate in their careers. We want to make a positively legendary stamp in the Atlanta event industry!!! Read more>>

Shayla Rodriguez | Executive Director of Nuestras Voces GA

The end goal of to make sure that there is no ending in the work I do and the work other leaders do meaning, to make sure that I share as much knowledge and skills with others that want to continue the work I do. It is important for this to happen because as a nonprofit executive director I, unfortunately, came to the conclusion that there will always be a social and political problem that I will not always be able to solve, it takes a team full of different leaders with different background, expertise, and experiences, and to make this happen I have to continue making sure our mission and vision is in everything we do in our nonprofits. Eventually, by the end of my career, I want to leave with leaders ready to take on the fight that I am battling myself for vulnerable communities right now. Read more>>

Janiya Pendleton | Creative Director & Set Designer

The end goal is to have made an impact on this world through my work. I created and started this business because I wanted to give individuals an outlet to express themselves in a way that allows them to have the freedom to decide how they are seen or portrayed. I wanted to give people the freedom to be in charge of their own visions and aspirations in life. I want to be a professional that is able to be equipped with all of the tools necessary to be successful and be able to pass those tools off to other people. Read more>>