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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 …

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Investor-Advisor Interview: Toyin Umesiri

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Toyin is an influencer in the African business and trade environment.  The CEO of Nazaru and the founder of Trade With Africa Business Summit, this busy young professional is creating social impact through her work in opening doors and creating pathways to economic growth in the African continent.  She consults and curates connections for engagement that builds meaning for all …

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Marc Jarrett is the King of WhatsApp Business Development

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FEATURED SPONSOR: Marc is a disruptive game-changing virtual power networker who runs 120+ WhatsApp groups covering various business subjects.  Marc’s expertise was captured almost three years ago as he was featured in this publication, then called “The Introducer.”  Marc has since been a valued member of the Frontrunners League, introducing new contacts to our membership and to the business development …

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COVID-19 Success Story From an Enterprising Native of Uganda

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Publisher’s note: “Mubiru Dissan or ‘Dissan’ as we call him is a graduate from Uganda of our 2019 World Hope Youth Mentors Pilot program that was inspired by an edition of Frontrunners Innovate on African development. During the early days of the pandemic, we checked in with Dissan and discovered the devastating news that he had lost his job due …

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Investor Interview: Jody Ranck

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Jody Ranck is the EVP for the German tech firm, Ram Group.  His background is filled with interesting involvements (mostly at the C-level) in technological innovations in the health space.  And, his expertise in getting disruptive tech to market has put him on the review board for solution pitches aimed at major NGOs.  In this interview, Publisher, Mary Kurek, takes …