Ethel Walker’s Hat Boutiques harnesses incubator space

Ethel Walker opened her millinery shop at the Community Loan Fund incubator nearly six years ago. She wanted a place she could create and show her hats to potential clients, and the incubator was so conveniently located and affordable, she just couldn’t pass it up. “It’s a beautiful workspace,” she says.

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Qaadir Islam uses power of language to lift people up at Universal Concepts

Qaadir Islam, life coach and owner of Universal Concepts, says that words make people. Islam has been working with clients dealing with addiction, trauma, and other issues for more than 20 years, and in that time, he has been convinced of the power of language to both lift people up, and hold people back.

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