The pull to help others and imprint on making a difference is stronger than one’s own desire to attain something just for themselves. For others, this calling comes later in life, but to the very unique few, this calling happens much earlier. Roxanne Volkmann happens to be one of those few who was called to serve others when she was just a young 19-year-old.
If there’s anything that people can learn from entrepreneurs like Chicken & Rice Guys Founder Ian So, it is to just build the things that don’t exist yet especially if they’ll serve a meaningful purpose. Being unable to find a safe and brave space online where AAPIs can connect, Ian therefore founded Node.