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.

JD | Rapper

I feel like the end goal is mainly no more than giving people hope and spreading positivity. I always go to music with how I’m feeling at any given time. So, I feel like I got different type songs for any sort of vibe. With that being said, I feel like I got a little something for everyone. Whether you feel sad, lit, or just vibing, I feel like I got something for you. Read more>>

NaKia Bullard | Beauty Industry

My end goal is to have my own plaza. I offer so much when it comes to my business.I want to be able to have everything in a convenient location I also want to invest in black businesses to go in the plaza as well. At the end of my career I want to have different locations supporting small black owned businesses giving them somewhere to start. A place where it’s better opportunity’s for them to grow and be successful Read more>>

Mabel Bashorun | Certified Birth Doula, Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, and Certified Lactation Counselor

With all my years of serving as a doula, I feel my ultimate professional goal will be to serve as a midwife. I would love to utilize the skills I have gained as a birth support person to help families who desire midwifery services for childbirth and beyond. Midwifery is more than just catching babies; midwives care for the ‘whole woman’. I believe that midwifery care is a phenomenal choice for women who want a whole-centered approach to their health and wellness, pregnancy & childbirth experience. Currently as a doula and childbirth educator, I know I can build upon my previous experiences to truly cater women’s needs and participate in the type of care that allows a woman to feel heard, supported, and respected. Read more>>

Rebecca Klein Powell | Development Director for Chattahoochee Riverkeeper

In March 2020, I was diagnosed with stage iv metastatic breast cancer. Over the past 15 months, this diagnosis, along with the challenges of a global pandemic, have caused me to put some serious thought into “the end goal”. What legacy do I want to leave in my field and the communities we serve? Read more>>