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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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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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Anita Sanchez Brings Indigenous Groups and Their Wisdom to Diversity and Inclusion Impact

In Diversity, Empowerment, Publisher Channel by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

 Dr. Anita Sanchez brings her native learnings to the forefront in her work as a diversity and inclusion expert. As an award-winning best-selling author, in her book, Four Sacred Gifts – Indigenous Wisdom for Modern Times, she guides people through a transformation that results in how to live a more empowered life. She shares with Frontrunners Innovate Producer and …

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Aditi Banerjee Shares Poem in Support of Ukrainian Refugees

In Art and Culture, Empowerment, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Frontrunners Innovate Producer and Host, Mary Kurek, gathered together a group of Frontrunners to discuss ways to help promote wellness for Ukrainian refugees and those displaced in the country. Nataliia Karpenko (Ukrainian-born, living in the US) Ambassador Ghazala Khan (currently living in Saudi Arabia), and Miss Aditi Banerjee (UK), as well as Kurek, took a break during the conversation for …

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Ranjana Kanti Founded India Redefined to Empower Citizens as Impact Partners

In Empowerment, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Founded in 2009 by Ranjana Kanti, India Redefined serves as an NGO with the goal of turning citizens into “doers.” A multitude of projects and thousands of “doers” across the country and now spreading worldwide involve many of the United Nations SDGs. Focus areas are: Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH), Waste Management, Air, Water, Soil Pollution, Primary, Secondary, and Adult …

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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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Shelly Houser Teaches Professionals What Equality Looks Like for Disabled Persons

In Disabled, Empowerment, equality, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Advocate for disabled persons, Shelly Houser, was born without a hip and leg but hasn’t let that slow her down for a minute. A bundle of determination, Shelly’s life is a how-to guide for persons who fight the mental battle of “I cannot.” The proud mother of 3 has had case studies written about her pregnancies and now consults with …

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Sharon Aggrey Takes the UN SDGS to Ghana’s Universities and Communities

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

Sharon Rose Aggrey is a Certified Sustainability Leader. The training that bestowed that title also bestowed the mission to create an SDG-focused project. She went beyond to create a nonprofit (Global Foundation for Community Development) that is moving SDG training to all of the universities in Ghana and also to communities with a systematic approach to determining needs and then …

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Arafat Lesheve Proves Youth Are Making a Difference in Tanzania

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Education, Employment, Empowerment, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Arafat Lesheve is one of the most accomplished young people you’ll meet. In his early 20s, Arafat has created more opportunities for youth in Tanzania than anyone would believe. This 25-year-old, already an independent consultant, is serving a title under the Prime Minister’s Office, is a nonprofit founder, and an awarded young visionary. Oh, and he’s already on the path …

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Igweshi Augustine is a Global Peace and Youth Advocate Who Uses Policymaking to Create Change

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

Igweshi Augustine of Nigeria works as hard at impact as he does with his real estate and global resources business. Working under several leadership titles that show his social impact passion and direction toward governance that matters, he makes the kind of progress that brings needed change. Igweshi speaks with Frontrunners Innovate Producer and Business Developer, Mary Kurek, about his …