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Transitioning into 2023 – Impact Plus Profit for Frontrunners

In Business Development, Networking, Networking Opps, Publisher Channel, Updates by Mary Kurek

Well, hello 2023! I’m so excited for Frontrunners this year.  I feel confident about the opportunities that are in front of us and the activity that is already showing up in global business development.  I see large-scale impact ahead.  But, I always like to look back each year at our projects and impact over the previous year in order to …

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Travis Robbins and WPT Nonwovens Models Sustainability and Zero Waste Manufacturing

In Climate, Economic Development, environment, Industrial-Manufacturing, Publisher Channel, veterans by Mary Kurek

From Army serviceman to leader in manufacturing, Travis Robbins brings ethical and resourceful protocols to his nonwoven plants. Based in Kentucky, WPT Nonwovens provides materials and products that incorporate US-sourced naturally sustainable materials that don’t clutter landfills and harm humans or the planet. From wet or dry wipes to feminine hygiene products to PPEs and cable wrappings, Robbins continues to …

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Ramesh Goyal Demonstrates EcoBrick Making to Recycle Plastic Waste

In Climate, environment, Publisher Channel, Water and Sanitation by Mary Kurek

(Featured photo from the ecobrick.org website) Ramesh Goyal has an extensive background in environmental advocacy and water conservation.  His latest project promotes how we can make “eco-bricks” and eliminate plastic waste from entering the waterways.  Ramesh, particularly heralded in his homeland of India, has begun this project as a movement to impact those areas of the world where the conservation …

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World-Changing Partnerships and How You Develop Them

In Networking, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

I’m quite aware that what we do at Frontrunners Development has the capacity to impact on a large scale only because we connect people who have it in their hearts to solve world problems.  The people we work with are innovating solutions that go beyond hoping their product will do well on market or their solution will receive an award, …

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Dr. Toby Malichi – Hon.D.Bus. D.H.L. is a Business Diplomat With a Peace-Building Mission

In Diplomat, Economic Development, Networking Opps, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 Dr. Toby Malichi, Hon. D. Bus., D. H. L., is an international businessman with credentials in corporate leadership that go back to his early twenties. The migration from his first roles at General Motors moved him to the diplomatic side of the global business environment when he started speaking publicly and serving on national boards like the US Chamber …

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Tech Her 2 Greatness Provides Training That Leads to Internships For African Girls

In Africa, Education, gender equality, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

 Sadiya Murtala is a leader and digital skills trainer with the Mentor Her to Greatness Program produced by the Center for Peace Advocacy and Sustainable Development, headquartered in Nigeria. This year, the program launched a digital marketing and skills training course for African girls called Tech Her 2 Greatness, with Sadiya at the lead. In this interview, we meet …

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Paul Barry Shows Us How to Flip Instinct to Get to Intuition That Transforms Impact

In Empowerment, Live Introductions, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 Paul Barry is an actor, director, teacher, consultant, and TEDx speaker. He has perfectly navigated his skillset in acting, memory retainment, and teaching into a message that takes us beyond our own limiting instincts to connect us to the intuition that craves to move us forward.  He does this under the company title, Dreaming for a Living, headquartered in …

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Princess Tshepi Motloung is a Cultural Leader Who Expands Opportunities for South African Women

In Africa, African Influence, Empowerment, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment, Youth by Mary Kurek

   Her Excellency, Princess Tshepi Motloung is a cultural leader in South Africa who builds sustainable pathways for women’s empowerment and community development using her extraordinary communications and project-building skills. Princess Motloung, who is also the founder of the Future Lift Foundation, involves herself in many youths and women’s education and training organizations globally. She shares her story of …

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Maha Jouini Opens Pathways to AI and Digital Tech for African Women

In Africa, African Influence, Publisher Channel, Technology, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

 Maha Jouini is an AI expert and passionate advocate for women interested in working in technology and developing digital skills. Her challenging journey from Tunisia to Mauritania to founding the African Center for AI and Digital Technology is filled with hard-won points for women like herself. She shares her story and her passionate plea for women everywhere to stand …