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Game Changer: Ngozika Onyekwelu (Zambia)

In Africa, Climate, Game Changers 16, Planet by Mary Kurek2 Comments

Ngozika was born in the City of London in 1978 but went to Bishops Lee Boarding School in Zimbabwe at the age 5. Being the youngest girl and one of a few black girls in the school she only managed to school there for 6 months as she missed her mother. After a few years at an International School in …

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Game Changer: Austin Shelton (Guam)

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Dr. Austin Shelton joined the faculty of the University of Guam (UOG) in 2016 as an assistant professor of extension and outreach. Shelton later received appointments to concurrently serve as the director of the UOG Center for Island Sustainability and UOG Sea Grant. He leads initiatives that support the transition of island communities toward a sustainable future. Current activities include …

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Closed Loop Partners’ Innovation Ecosystem for a Circular Economy

In Climate, Game Changers 13, Introducer Game Changers and World NGOs' Best Impact 13, Planet by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Danielle Joseph is a Director and Investment Officer at Closed Loop Partners, an organization developed in 2014 for the purpose of fostering a circular economy in order to achieve zero waste…(it’s how they go about meeting their mission that is fascinating, so read on.) Danielle is responsible for managing Closed Loop Ventures – an investment fund focused on early-stage innovations …