New Year, New Opportunity to Learn, Grow, and Connect
As universally grateful as we were to turn the page on 2020, 2021 knocked the wind right out of our sails before we could even begin. Knowing the universal spirit of the women (and men) of Impact100, I suspect you all have taken similar approaches as me. I center myself by asking: What good is happening around me? What can I control? What can I do to help educate me and empower me to bring about positive changes to yours and my communities?
I reflect with awe and respect on everything done in 2020 by the leaders and members of Impact100 chapters around the globe. You learned new skills and adapted our high-touch membership and grants experience into a safe yet connected, virtual conversation.
There were so many times you chose to make an impact and shine your light as a beacon to those who needed to see through the darkness. You held on to hope and encouraged your neighbors and friends to do the same. Filling in the gap and giving of your time, talents, and checkbooks as you pushed back your fear and pushed forward with Impact.
I find myself more grateful than ever to be a part of the Impact100 community. As I spoke about in my July
message, 2020 brought important lessons along the way, making us more aware than ever of our responsibility as citizens and of the power we possess as individuals to collectively cultivate and create change. Read More