Work in Progress On Echoing Green Blog

Roya Elghanian’s career path has taken her from the music industry through entrepreneurial ventures and to her current work as founder of a Pilates studio and Worldwide Helpers, a nonprofit connecting volunteers to volunteer opportunities internationally. Read Roya’s real-life story as she finds her Work on Purpose.

Katya Andresen’s career path has taken her from editing garbage trade magazines, through a stint as a Journalist in Cambodia and finally to her current work, making a difference for small changemaking nonprofits. Read the real-life story of this journalist turned marketing blogger and Chief Strategy Officer of Network for Good, as she finds her Work on Purpose.

Susan McPherson’s career path has taken her from dreams of being an astronaut, to the newsroom at USA Today, and all the way to the media business in China. Read the real-life story of this corporate social responsibility superstar and senior vice president at public interest communications firm, Fenton, as she finds her Work on Purpose.

Few people can say they graced the hallowed halls of Federal Government, MTV’s hopping studios, and Teach For America’s first scrappy office. Meet Ian Rowe, CEO of Public Prep—and soak up how multi-sector work can result in a purpose-driven path.

Meet John Cary, who has pioneered a career at the intersection of design and social innovation.

Meet Courtney E. Martin, who graced the TED stage to talk about feminism and wanted to be a part-time doctor, part-time waitress when she grew up. In the spirit of big q’s, ask yourself some of the questions Courtney answered, and tell us how you are working on purpose.