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Just Omomo Ibe Shares Her Vision for Equity in Education with a Panel of Peers

In Africa, African Influence, Education, equality, Publisher Channel by Blessing Enofe

Just Omono Ibe shared her passion and vision for African Government Stakeholders Engagement Forum (AGSEF) with a panel of advocates and advisors in this conversation facilitated by Mary Kurek, Frontrunners Development President and CEO. The focus for Just was equity in education. With impact experts Angela Unufe-Kennedy (UK), Dr. Toby Malichi (US), Jean Narcisse (US), and Onounju Silver (Ethiopia) on …

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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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Chukwuemeka Orukwowu Delivers New Global Platform for Youth Opportunities

In Education, Empowerment, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

  Click here for Audio Podcast   Chukwuemeka Orukwowu is a young leader in Africa who is using his talents to help other youth around the world find their path and create sustainable success.  As the founder of Audacious Agenda Youth Network, Chukwuemeka realized as he was growing into his own role in society that it was quite challenging knowing …

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Moses Busher Coordinates Life-Changing Support for Villagers in Malawi

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Diasaster, Education, Health, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

   Ambassador Moses Davide Busher is the Regional Director for Africa (stationed in Malawi) for the Yorghas Foundation, which is headquartered in Poland. The organization focuses on women’s maternal health, human rights for youth and women, and proper education. Most recently, though, Busher tells us of critical needs following floods in Malawi. They’ve been able to provide basics for …

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UN Women Leader Tsegga Medhin is Paving Diversity Pathways for Corporations and Schools

In Africa, Diversity, Education, Empowerment, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 Tsegga Medhin fills the leadership role of UN Women President in NC and that of founder and president of The Pearl Leadership Institute – both with a mission of women’s empowerment. Tsegga will tell you that SDG2030 is her human GPS; a focus she’s had since 2015 when she addressed the UN as a business and impact leader in …

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Geofrey Julius is Creating a Competitive Education and Entrepreneurship Environment in Tanzania

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Education, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Geofrey Julius is a young entrepreneur and dedicated solution provider when it comes to education that brings the best opportunities to youth. As the Chairman and CEO of ICESA-AFRICA headquartered in Tanzania, Geofrey Julius aims to build leaders with skills and experiences that matter in upper-level business settings. Through a combination of training, conference events, and programs, ICESA-AFRICA is bringing …

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Mentor Her to Greatness Program Leaders Talk About New Tech Training for Youth

In Education, Empowerment, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

A spin-off from the Center for Peace Advocacy and Sustainable Development and The African Transformer Institute, headquartered in Nigeria, the Mentor Her to Greatness Program matches girls from around the world with mentors and includes some skills development, and opportunities to grow as young leaders, filled with confidence.  The program now is launching its own tech course. Sadiya Murtala of …

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Global Governance and Diplomacy Course Launched by FIGHR Ambassador and Sub Saharan Open University

In Diplomat, Education, GGD, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

After several Frontrunners Innovate Interviewees mentioned interest in knowing more about ambassadorship and United Nations resources, Federation of International Gender and Human Rights Ambassador, Ghazala Khan, stepped up and partnered with HE Dr. Osita Aniemeka, President of the Sub Saharan Open University in Nigeria. An administrative team was assembled to include Aaron Smith of Workplace Readiness Solutions and Mary Kurek, …

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Fawzia Koofi Began Impacting the Future for Afghan Women When She Won a Seat in Parliament

In Diplomat, Education, gender equality, Human Rights, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

Fawzia Koofi is one of the bravest and most confident young women you’ll meet. Education is partly responsible for that, and also, she’d tell you, her father’s good name as a legislator, but, what you learn when you meet her is that she owns herself. Fawzia’s passage from child to determined woman onto political leadership is a journey like most …