Have you gone back to the office? Many of us have not. While the technology of Zoom and Teams kept us virtually connected during the pandemic, I still miss the human connection of face-to-face meetings and the energy that comes from sitting around a table to collaborate. Executive Director Laura Whitaker runs a multi-million dollar nonprofit, ESP, that serves people with disabilities and their families. Since the early age of 19 when she was tapped to lead the organization, Laura knew the unique abilities that this community possessed. She has devoted her career as a young leader and entrepreneur to raising awareness and bringing that coveted human connection to communities and businesses across the country, most recently through a mobile coffee cart venture called Java Joy.

 

Java Joy was born from the realization that 87 percent of adults with special needs…

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