They say it takes a big heart to shape little minds, which is why we couldn't be more excited to present today's #31DaysofBiz featured entrepreneur: Christina Hoy, the founder of Dignify Teachers. With over 100,000 teachers in North Carolina and 1,000 policymakers, Dignify Teachers strives to bring the new entities together to help them engage in a healthy, productive way.
With help from local resources, including Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's free counseling, Dignify Teachers pursues and achieves its mission to bridge the communication gap between teachers and policymakers and is today's #31DaysofBiz featured business!
Keep reading to learn more about founder, Christina Hoy.
CBRbiz.com: If you could go back and give yourself a piece of advice when you first started, what would it be?
Christina Hoy: When launching an organization, involve more stakeholders than just your targeted group. Eventually, when I engaged more stakeholders, my perspective widened, and my course altered towards more solid messaging and workable goals.
CBRbiz.com: What do you most enjoy about what you do?
Christina Hoy: I most enjoy engaging the stakeholders. When I engage with the stakeholders, I am reminded of their incredible need, the importance of this work, and inspired to serve them well.
CBRbiz.com: How would you like for people to remember you? And your business?
Christina Hoy: I hope people remember me as someone who saw a community need, leaned in, and brought intelligent, thoughtful solutions to the problem. I would like people to remember Dignify Teachers as informative and actionable for all their stakeholders.
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