Previous Shows

Impact! with John Shegerian produces new episodes every week. Visit regularly to explore our archive of past conversations below.

Opportunities in Recycling with Kabira Stokes

From 2011 – 2020, Kabira Stokes served as the Founder and CEO of Isidore Electronics Recycling and then Homeboy Recycling. Both companies are full service e-waste recycling and IT Asset Disposition social enterprises and both focus on offering employment opportunities to people who face systemic barriers to employment. Kabira holds a Master’s degree in public […]

From New Jersey to Hollywood with Rebecca Metz

Rebecca Metz has a recurring role as Tressa, Sam’s (Pamela Adlon) close friend and talent manager on the critically acclaimed, award-winning FX series BETTER THINGS now in its third season.  This busy actress also stars on the popular Disney Channel show COOP & CAMI ASK THE WORLD. The bubbly redhead plays Jenna Wrather, the widowed mom […]

Expanding Education to Those in Need in Armenia with Samvel Movsisyan

 Samvel Movsisyan studied IT business management at European Regional Academy.During a visit to an orphanage with a team of course-mates, they encountered a child who didn’t dare or have sufficient knowledge to dream or achieve anything for their future. So he founded Future is Open, an educational NGO to empower disadvantaged children (from orphanages to […]

Expanding Armenia’s Tree Population with Jeanmarie Papelian

Jeanmarie has been ATP’s executive director for five years. She oversees a team of 80 in Armenia and a small team in the US. Before that she was a lawyer in private practice who frequently volunteered with organizations providing social and humanitarian assistance in Armenia. Today, her mission and passion to improve Armenia’s environment through […]

Strengthening Skill Sets with Genelle Taylor Kumpe

Genelle Taylor Kumpe has devoted her career to empowering others, advocating for women and children and improving her community in every possible way. Genelle most recently has taken on the role of COO of the Fresno Business Council and Executive Director of its manufacturing initiative, the San Joaquin Valley Manufacturing Alliance. She transitioned to Fresno […]

Plant Power with Lisa Curtis

Lisa Curtis is the Founder & CEO of Kuli Kuli, the leading brand pioneering a new sustainably sourced superfood called moringa. Moringa is a protein-rich leafy green, more nutritious than kale, with anti-inflammatory benefits rivaling turmeric. Kuli Kuli’s moringa powders, bars and wellness shots are sustainably sourced from African women and other small farmers around […]

Going for Touchdowns with Ryan Harris

Bestselling author Ryan Harris is a 10-year veteran of the NFL. In 2015, he became a Super Bowl Champion after winning Super Bowl 50 with the Denver Broncos. He has also played for the Houston Texans, Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers before retiring in 2016. He graduated from Notre Dame with two degrees, one […]

Life is a Journey with Eric Braedan

Internationally-acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning and People’s Choice Award-winning film and television actor ERIC BRAEDEN is a television icon and arguably the most popular character in daytime history. For over 40 years, he has portrayed “Victor Newman” on the #1 rated daytime drama series The Young and the Restless, which has over 120,000,000 daily viewers around the […]

Advancing a Clean Economy with Bob Keefe

Bob Keefe is E2’s Executive Director, overseeing E2’s work across the country and coordinating E2’s staff and chapters stretching from Boston to San Diego. Bob speaks regularly about the economic benefits of smart environmental policies; the clean energy economy; jobs and related issues, and has been widely quoted in publications nationwide. Prior to joining E2 […]

Restoring Armenia’s Forest with Erik Grigoryan

Mr. Erik Grigoryan, Founder and CEO of Environment Group, Former Minister of Environment of the Armenia and Chair of Interstate Ecological Council of CIS, National Designated Authority of Green Climate Fund, Adaptation Fund, Political and Operational Focal Point of Global Environmental Facility and Climate Convention in Armenia.  More than 15 years of work experience in […]

Cleaning Up Your Business with Sam Geil

Formerly, the CEO/Chairperson of Geil Enterprises, Inc. (GEI) a Fresno, CA based company serving the Industrial Services market. He joined GEI in 2004 and led several initiatives including “Geil Green” focused on sustainability, the Geil Green Brand listed below, and 100% Employee Owned Company (ESOP). In September 2014, Sam launched Geil Consulting specializing in strategic […]

Having Pride in Your Past with Ed Asner

One of the most honored actors in the history of television, Ed Asner has been the recipient of eight Emmy Awards and 16 nominations, as well as five Golden Globe Awards and he served as National President of the Screen Actors Guild for two terms. He was inducted into the TV Academy Hall of Fame […]