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This award is proudly presented to the honoree by the Brainz Magazine Selection Committee, in recognition for their creative and innovative ideas, adaptability in business, or for their contributions to sustainability and mental health projects.

CREA Global Award presented to

Jackie Carrillo

Latina Leadership Coach

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Caroline Winkvist



Daniel Ålund

Selection Committee

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Jackie Carrillo

Jackie started helping people transform their lives after rising above mental health challenges and abuse. She is an ICF certified professional coach, ELI Master Practitioner, and COR.E Dynamics Transitions Specialist through IPEC coach training. Jackie is the CEO of Choose to Be, where she coaches women and young leaders to embrace challenge and vulnerability to help them create change in their lives and communities.

In 2021 Jackie and her business partner started the Squirrel Friends podcast, discussing tips, motivational, and inspirational topics that create sustainable success. She is a health coach for Open Source Wellness, is a WOHASU 2022 coach, Director of Communications for Las Positas Student Government, and has mentored youth for the past two years. Jackie is a role model for introverted young Latina women who want support and strategies that will help them make their innovative ideas and goals a reality. She advocates for mental health awareness and speaks about the struggles Latina's face behind closed doors. Her purpose is to help mold young professionals into their most optimized and confident selves. Jackie walks the talk, being a role model for her Latino community and clients.

Jennifer Flynn

President and Founder of The Balance Maven

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Actor, environmentalist and philanthropist

Hanna Hermansson

Founder and CEO of Done for You Copywriting for Coaches

Richard Branson

Billionaire, entrepreneur, business magnate and founder of Virgin Group

Lotta Spjut

Entrepreneur / CEO / TEDx- & Global Speaker / Inspirational Trainer

Cindy Machles

CEO, Entrepreneur and Co-founder Of Glue Advertising

Sophia Amoruso

Founder of Girlboss Media. Serial entrepreneur and bestselling author

Bill Gates

Developer, investor, author, and philanthropist. Founder of Microsoft

Lily Zheng

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion speaker, strategist, and consultant

Ryan Holmes

Programmer, Entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Hootsuite

Taya Slobodjaniuk

Founder of Expat Psychologist

and Expat Expert

Thomas Helfrich

CEO & Founder of Podcast host of the "Ai Nerd"

Brené Brown

Research professor, lecturer, best-selling author, and podcast host

Marc Randolph

Tech entrepreneur, advisor, speaker and first CEO of Netflix

Bill Simmons

American sports analyst, podcaster and CEO of the website The Ringer

Agnes Chau

Transformational Life Coach and Private Consultant

Samaria Torres

CEO & Founder of The International Breakthrough Academy

Billy Carson

Entrepreneur, TV host, producer, and founder of 4biddenknowledge

Mila Kunis

Actress and fundraiser

Kiara Streater

President and CEO of Extraordinary Headhunters LLC

Victoria Rader

Bestselling Author, Podcast Host, Former Monk & Purpose Coach

Stephanie Shepherd

Environmental advocate, and Co-Founder of Future Earth

Max Moinian

Masters in Urban Planning and Co-Founder of Future Earth

david attenborough

Broadcaster, biologist, natural historian and author

Sallie Krawcheck

CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest

Highlights from the 2022 list

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