Impact Stories

Read and share learnings from peers on their impact journeys, catch up from events and see what exciting things the Impact Hub community is working on.

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#HumansOfImpactHub Wesley Meier

#HumansofImpactHub Wesley Meier by Kate Lucas “When I was a kid I wanted to be an engineer when I grew up, ‘cause that’s what my older brother wanted to be. I thought this meant someone who drove a train. Later,…

#HumansOfImpactHub Sarah King

#HumansofImpactHub Sarah King BY KATE LUCAS       “When I was a kid, I wanted to be Josephine March from Little Women, the novel by Louisa May Alcott. I dressed up like her for Halloween—in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and…

#HumansOfImpactHub Jasmine Russell

#HumansofImpactHub Jasmine Russell BY KATE LUCAS   “I relocated to Minneapolis for very heavy data roles, implementing things, big projects. So I was very focused on that, but I felt like I was getting lost in corporate roles. Like I…

#HumansOfImpactHub Terri Barreiro

#HumansofImpactHub Terri Barreiro BY KATE LUCAS “You can’t change the world or give good service with just hope and good intention. You have to be serious about management, strong plans about how you’re going to reach your goals, customer inquiry…

#HumansOfImpactHub Tom Erickson

#HumansofImpactHub Tom Erickson BY ROSS FORMLEY   “I took personality tests. I did strengths finders. I really tried to articulate how it all came together for me with work versus volunteering versus my education. There were similarities and there were…

#HumansOfImpactHub Kelsi Hines

#HumansofImpactHub Kelsi Hines BY ROSS FORMLEY Here’s a story that involves organic farming, HIV/AIDS, and a small island on Lake Victoria. A young man, an orphan to HIV, was voted by his community of 24,000 to become a testing counselor…

#HumansOfImpactHub Janelle Wahutu

#HumansofImpactHub Janelle Wahutu BY ROSS FORMLEY “My sister was diagnosed with brain cancer a year and a half ago. I had a plan to move to Kenya and really start my career in international development. I was interviewing with organizations…

#HumansOfImpactHub Monica Nadal

#HumansOfImpactHub Monica Nadal By Ross Gormley “I always used to let time get to me. I told myself I’d do this for this amount of time and then I’d do this and this. And now coming to Impact Hub, it’s…

#HumansofImpactHub Teeko Yang

#HumansofImpactHub Teeko Yang by Ross Gormley “I thought I wanted to get into fashion and then I realized I hate post-processing these women and telling them how they’re supposed to look. I didn’t find any truth in that work. So…