WE EXIST IN OUR DREAMS.
WE BELIEVE FEELINGS ARE OUR POWER.
CURIOSITY IS OUR FUEL.
WE CREATE VALUE.
WE EDUCATE AND ENCOURAGE.
WE BREAK THE BOUNDARIES BETWEEN DREAMS AND REALITIES.
WE STAND ON THE GROUND AND LOOK AT THE STARS.
WE ARE HERE AND NOWHERE.
FIND INSPIRATION IN MEANINGFUL BUSINESS AND LIFE
IMPACT.EDITION IS A DIGITAL MAGAZINE ABOUT ORDINARY PEOPLE DOING EXTRAORDINARY THINGS. WE COVER THE CHANGEMAKERS WHO CREATE A POSITIVE IMPACT IN SOUTH FLORIDA AND BEYOND EITHER THROUGH THEIR BUSINESS PRACTICES, PRODUCTS OR COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT.WE CONSISTENTLY CONTRIBUTE TO EDUCATING, INSPIRING, AND MOBILIZING THE LOCAL COMMUNITY TO ACHIEVE THE UN’S SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
WE ARE PROUD TO SERVE A TRULY DIVERSE AUDIENCE BY CONNECTING STUDENT STARTUPS, NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, IMMIGRANTS-POWERED VENTURES, SMALL SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS, YOUNG ARTISTS TO EXPAND THEIR REACH. WE ALSO RECOGNIZE SUBSTANTIAL ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS IMPACT INVESTING FIRMS, ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS, ENTERPRISES THAT EMPOWER PEOPLE OF IMPACT.
[WHO WE ARE]
Yulia is a tenacious, passionate communications professional with over 15 years of experience in journalism, corporate communications, public relations, brand marketing, and content development. Her extensive work in the field of corporate social responsibility, impact investing and civic engagement, has been resulted in the launch of IMPACT.EDITION. Yulia loves bold ideas, impactful experiences, ambitious challenges, fast-paced startups and energizing conversations. She holds an MBA degree from Florida International University and a Ph.D. in journalism from Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Multi-passionate and curious, Samantha went into journalism and digital advertising. And in that work, her fascination with the intersection of storytelling, art, and technology only grew. Samantha’s driven by the belief we should leave the world better than we found it. The cornerstone of that mission is using her skills as a writer, strategist & producer to connect her community to their own stories. With years of experience in creative digital strategy & production, Samantha helped many brands to find its voices through style and digital content development. She was born and raised in Miami. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in creative writing and journalism.
Social Impact Writer
Sofia is an aspiring journalist who hopes to amplify other’s voices and forms of expression through her work. Previously, she held leadership positions in her school’s social media team, blog staff, yearbook committee, and Gay Straight Alliance. Focusing on helping other individuals express themselves through writing and art, she was recognized as a Silver Knight Honorable Mention in the Journalism category. With an interest in community engagement and promoting social awareness, she hopes to educate the public on social issues and community efforts. She is working towards her Bachelors in Digital Communication and Media and a certificate in Queer Studies from Florida International University.
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