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ThankGod Okosun and Holds Q & A with African Civil Society Organizations

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Life Lab, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

ThankGod Okosun of the Palladium Group in Nigeria speaks with Amb. Yasmin Jemal, founder of Know My Generation of Ethiopia and Prince Omenihu, founder of Caring Beyond Borders of Nigeria about how he works with CSO leaders on preparing for grant funding. He also talks about his vision in the works for training subject-matter experts to consult with CSOs as …

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Your Greater Good Business Accelerates When You Astound Yourself

In Life Lab, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

“If we did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” – Thomas Edison. Either you start out knowing you are creating a social enterprise, or at some point, decide that what you are doing leans so heavy in that direction that you must follow it – completely surrender – and give it your all.  The …

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Interview with Mary Kurek – Pres of Frontrunners Development on the Journey to Building The Best Business Asset

In Life Lab, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

By Samantha (Sam) Dougherty Note from Mary Kurek: Over the summer of 2021, Sam Dougherty, while interning for Wells International Foundation, *(WIF) based in Paris, France, engaged with Frontrunners Development, Inc. by joining a cohost panel to interview FIGHR Ambassador Ghazala Khan, connecting with Daughters Global Leadership mentees, and interviewing me about my own journey.  I’m sharing the Youtube interview …

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Ambassador Ghazala Khan Meets with Young Policymakers to Answer Questions

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Life Lab, Publisher Channel by Casey Riley

What you see below is a clip of a Q & A conversation between Ambassador Ghazala Khan of Pakistan, Prince Omenihu, James Akan, Chukwuma Okenwa, (Nigeria), and Sam Dougherty (US). The young leaders have an interest in policymaking as well as understanding how the United Nations can be of assistance to them as they try to make impactful changes in …

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Life Lab – Developing Assets Series on How to Diversify Your Network to Amp Growth

In Education, Life Lab, Networking, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Is your network stale?  Is it bubbling with activity sending out news releases, announcements, and invitations to events?  Are they innovating solutions, networking like crazy, and posting meaningful content online? Are you actively engaged in your network and are they actively engaged with you or just names on a list or profiles on a platform? Think of your network as …

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Life Lab – Developing Assets Series on Verbalizing Who You Need in Your Network

In Life Lab by Mary Kurek

The first in the Developing Assets Series for our Life Lab is a basic short tutorial on the importance of being able to verbalize who you need in your network.  Your most important business asset is your network; an asset you will utilize over and over again to achieve goals.  But it requires some very specific attention to grow and manage …

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Judith Getugi Founded WeRBinti To Help African Women in Healthcare Careers

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Life Lab by Mary Kurek

Judith Getugi of Kenya is a Pharmacist with a serious understanding of the hardship of young African women who are in or heading into a healthcare career.  She founded WeRBinti to bring global mentorship to an organized format to help young women in this space grow, excel, and learn all the pieces of entrepreneurship and personal care to make the …