Dwayne Bryant, Founder, Inner Vision International, A DotCom Magazine Interview
About Dwayne Bryant and Inner Vision International:
Engaging school districts across the nation, Dwayne Bryant, received The FBI's Director of Community Leadership Award for educating communites to the potential dangers of Social Media.
Pursuing his life’s purpose for motivating youth, Dwayne, along with his team of experienced educational consultants, designed “The Vision®”, a highly effective thirty-one week Social Emotional Learning (Character Ed) Curricula for numerous school districts across the nation, including Chicago Public Schools, Broward County Public Schools, Orange County Public Schools, Palm Beach County Public Schools, Shelby County Public Schools, Washington DC, and numerous districts across the nation.
Through evidence-based practices, Inner Vision has proven the direct link between increasing a student’s self-esteem and his/her academic achievement. Focused on the power of words and the importance of mental paradigm shifts, Inner Vision has been effective at helping to Transform Lives and Strengthen Communities.
Since 1999, Inner Vision has taken the continual support approach partnering with various school systems in order to improve test scores, attendance and overall school climate.
Collaborating with parents, teachers, administrators and students, Dwayne’s inspirational team helps navigate educational careers of students, promote positive peer pressure and targets the national epidemic of bullying. Promoting anti-violence tactics, Inner Vision successfully creates solutions by taking preventative measures to curve the rate of violence and promote Conflict Resolution.
Inner Vision International, Inc. is a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) with the City of Chicago, and has been granted certification as a Business Enterprise Program (BEP) with the State of Illinois.
Due to Dwayne's leadership and entrepreneurial capabilities, Inner Vision International, Inc. was accepted into Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Chicago Cohort 8, class of 2014 and Founders First Entrepreneurs Program in 2020. Upon completion of the programs, Dwayne was selected by the participating CEO's to represent the GS 10KSB Cohort and served as the keynote speaker at Goldman Sachs graduation. He also won Audience Choice for Founders First Pitch Competition.
Due to his unique ability to improve police & community relations and educate parents to the potential dangers of social media, he was awarded the 2018 EBONY Power 100 Award, and the 2020 FBI's Director of Community Leadership Award
Finally, Dwayne was a three time guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show.