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Ryan Arndt of the Stacks Foundation Shares Grant Opportunity For Blockchain-Based Developers

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Ryan Arndt is the Stacks Ecosystem Steward at Stacks Open Internet Foundation.  Ryan works with developers using blockchain to develop community-servicing projects through a special grant program.  He provides Publisher, Mary Kurek, with information about the Stacks Foundation and the grant that focuses on the Foundation’s goal of a “user-owned Internet.”  Actually, it’s more than a goal – it’s their …

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Entertainment Series: Tour and Production Manager Stephen Shaw on Work and Impact

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Stephen Shaw is a veteran in the music industry working in roles that include stage and venue management, payroll, sound engineer, and more.  His work has him involved with artists like Kid Rock, Backstreet Boys, Stone Sour, Dane Cook, and Cage the Elephant.  During the pandemic, however, work has ceased until…, but, meanwhile, Stephen has been involved in something pretty …

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Mary Kurek’s Remarks at the UN75 Day of the Girl Child and the Launch of YOUTHGETHER Global

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On Sunday, October 11th, the International Day of the Girl Child, Mary Kurek, CEO of Frontrunners Development, Inc., along with an incredibly distinguished panel, spoke about the challenges that still need addressing since the Beijing Declaration advocating girls’ and women’s rights worldwide. Kurek’s remarks were focused on “Reimagining the Beijing Declaration on the Girl Child Globally.” The 2-hour virtual event …

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Mary Kurek Speaks on Frontrunners Impact on Equality and Empowerment

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From Mary Kurek:  On International Peace Day 2020 (Sept. 21), I had the privilege of speaking on a panel for an event called “Gender Roles in Shaping Peace Together” – First Ladies Shared Forum, a UNGA75 session side event hosted by Africana Women Working Group – UN2020.  What follows below are the remarks I made as a member of the …

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United Nations SDGs Companies That Impact-act4sdgs Campaign

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Late September 2020, the action4SDGs campaign commenced by connecting businesses and organizations to the different sustainable development goals that the UN strives to meet.  So many of you out there are conducting business and utilizing your work in ways that impact, and, yet, you may not be realizing that you are. The point of the action4SDGs campaign is to show …

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Which UN SDGs Are You Impacting: Register Here

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The United Nations has a huge mission:  to impact literally everything that can save our planet and help the people on it to grow and prosper. But, here’s the thing:  It’s not just their mission! It belongs to each and every one of us no matter what we do.  WE have the ability to utilize our: hiring practices recycling policies …

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Investor-Advisor Interview: Sara Wimmercranz

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Sara Wimmercranz fills many business roles, but, of note, it was her role as a founder and entrepreneur that pushed her into working to bring investments to the undiscovered “gems” – the entrepreneurs who are solving the world’s problems in creative ways.  As the founder and CEO of BackingMinds, Sara works to ensure that equity in funding emerges successful, and …

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Investor-Advisor Interview: Nicole Reynolds

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Nicole Reynolds is the founder and CEO of SheFund and is on a mission to help female founders get their share of the investment pie.  She’s also helping women (and men) investors to understand the “ins and outs” of investing.  In this interview with Publisher, Mary Kurek, Nicole shares a bit of her own background and what her plans are with …