Motivated by the guiding principle, to make the world a better place than he found it, author Justin Michael Williams is living his life while doing just that. The best-selling author of How We Ended Racism: Realizing a New Possibility with One Generation—co authored with Shelly Tygielski (Sounds True) is also a motivational speaker and mediator. Inc.com wrote: “Daring . . . This visionary guide calls for a new form of advocacy that is both radically ambitious and practical.” This year, Williams received a Grammy nomination for Best New Age, Ambient, or Chant Album for Mantra Americana. Williams, a multi-talented creative, is grounded in transforming people’s lives through writing books, through his music or through his podcast, which has a global reach spanning more than 40 countries. —K.M.