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Episode 13: Nonprofit vs For Profit with Melinda Jackson


Melinda Jackson, is a social impact design strategist, speaker, thought leader, educator, and overall do-gooder who is on a mission to provide exceptional tools and resources that help empower people from all backgrounds to create the change our world needs. She has a breadth of experience working in various capacities for local and national nonprofit organizations and social enterprises, as well as in global supply chain operations for two multi-billion dollar corporations. Melinda has had the unique opportunity to connect with, and learn from charitable organizations all over the world, and continues to be aligned with high profile social impact projects locally, nationally, and internationally as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers community. She has taken her passion and creativity to new heights as a digital course creator where she continues to develop innovative offerings to support aspiring changemakers from all over the globe at various stages in their journeys. Melinda is also the inspirational creator of the Philanth-Rebellion ™ program that helps high net-worth individuals create disruptive philanthropy, which she hopes will revolutionize the way we think of and engage in philanthropy as a collective. Her work has led to her being recognized as one of the Top 25 Under 35 Movers and Shakers in her city as well as a YWCA Woman of Distinction.


Melinda's entrepreneurial journey: Raised by her mom she learned to follow her heart very early on volunteering with the Ronald Mcdonald house in only 3rd grade and continue on her pursuit to help others from that point on.

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Important Moments with Melinda Jackson

[4:30 - 11:17]: Melinda shares how rejection set her on the path towards living out her purpose in life

[14:48 - 23:04]: The real difference between Nonprofit and For Profit and how they are set up to make money

[23:36 - 31:10]: How to make the best choice when it comes to your own purpose driven mission

[31:36 - 33:35]: The way Melinda can help you start your own mission For Profit based business and begin generating an income for yourself