We asked members of the community how their organizations help the community. We’ve shared some of the responses below.

Ashley Nichols | Boudoir Photographer

As a boudoir photographer, I think the impact on the community has the potential to be great! I make it my personal mission to remind women that they are powerful, beautiful creatures. I want to empower women of all shapes, sizes, and ages. Moms, and women in general, are held to impossible beauty standards and constantly told what they should look like. Read more>>

Lisa Doll | Tattoo Artist & Trainer

As an award winning tattoo artist, board certified trainer, and founder of a successful tattoo academy I help empower fellow artists and students to pursue their dream careers in the field. Through my studio and training courses, I provide valuable resources and guidance on everything from learning the craft of tattooing to navigating the business side of being a professional tattoo or permanent makeup artist. I also take on clients myself, creating custom, personalized tattoos for them that they love and appreciate. Through my work, I am helping to strengthen and advance the tattooing community both locally and nationally. Read more>>

Robin Enright Salcido | Writer and Photographer

Just shy of my 60th birthday, in the midst of frustration with my own physical changes, I realized that spending the rest of my life lamenting the loss of my youthful body instead of approaching this new life chapter fully embracing the wisdom of my life experience was a waste of precious time. Just because the media thrusts upon the older population an ageist perspective does not mean any of us needs to buy into it! I knew I had much more to offer both in my professional and personal life and wanted to make a positive impact. Read more>>