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Dr. Teta Banks and the World Federation of UN Associations Bridge Community Gaps for UN SDGs

In Podcast, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

The World Federation of UN Associations (WFUA) and it’s many global UN Associations operate as a sort of bridge between the United Nations and civil society to bring more localized concerns to the forefront. The Hon. Dr. Teta Banks, chair of WFUA talks with Frontrunners Innovate about the work of the organization and shares specifics with Mary Kurek and co-host, …

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Celebrations Clips 3: Business Development That Starts with “What If”

In Business Development, Climate, Podcast by Mary Kurek

“What if” business development became a response to a call for help…from a global leader? Or… “What if” business development started with simply providing information on a gray-area topic that could open funding opportunities to innovators with climate projects? Or… “What if” business development took on a collaborative role with large organizations by creating a curated community of entrepreneurs who …

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Andy Mashaile is a Strategic Advisor Fighting Crime with Policy and Victim Advocacy in South Africa

In Human Trafficking, Podcast by Mary Kurek

Ambassador Andy Mashaile is a retired Interpol Ambassador for the Turn Back Crime Campaign with a coverage of 195 countries. He is also an Executive Committee Member of the International Cybersecurity and Investigations Committee. He holds many titles where he has been in a leadership position on an overseeing board for police operations. His personal story would read like a …

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Justin Breen Helps You View Business Processes Differently So That Epic Outcomes Can Emerge

In Business Development, Podcast, Resources by Mary Kurek

In the Frontrunners Development world, innovators take center stage and many of them fill the dual role of entrepreneur/innovator and are super focused on the innovation where it is easy to get stuck, frustustrated, and cause family-time deficit. Justin Breen, founder of BrEpic Communications and BrEpic Network, has figured out some solutions, and most of that figuring comes from knowing …

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Celebration Clips #1 -What We’ve Been Doing at Frontrunners Development

In Africa, Empowerment, Health, Humanitarianism, Podcast by Blessing Enofe

2023 Project:  The call for help came from one of our Frontrunners in Malawi.  The need was for a motor boat to act as a water ambulance to get pregant women to the mainland for C-section births before either mother or the baby died due to the long lake crossing in manually rowed boats.  The solution involved a team of …

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A Conversation with Stefanos Fotiou – Director of the Office of SDGs in the FAO of the United Nations

In Agriculture, Climate, Diplomat, energy, Podcast, Publisher Channel by Blessing Enofe

Stefanos Fotiou is an expert on the UN Sustainable Development Goals with many years working within the United Nations organization in a variety of roles that support expertise and current leadership. Working in the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN) out of his headquarters in Rome, he talks with Frontrunners Innovate host, Mary Kurek, and co-host, Ambassador Richard …

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Imari Walker-Franklin is an Environmental Engineer Chasing the Serious Impact of Microplastics

In environment, Planet, Podcast, Publisher Channel by Blessing Enofe

Imari Walker-Franklin is an Environmental Engineer Chasing the Serious Impact of Microplastics as an activist for people and planet.