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Sam Adewale Innovates Solutions Before and During Disasters and Pandemics

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Diasaster, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Sam Adewale is native to Nigeria but currently lives in the United States working through his Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University with a devoted interest in public health. Sam is also a social entrepreneur who is a founding team member of a couple of programs aimed at helping those in need during disaster situations. But, this 2x winner of the …

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Chukwuma Okenwa is a Voice for Education in Nigeria

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Education, Publisher Channel by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Chukwuma Okenwa is a school administrator, social entrepreneur, and oftentimes, the spokesperson for issues on education in his country of Nigeria. Chukwuma has a global vision for moving entrepreneurship forward and bringing innovation in education and lifelong learning to his continent. He creates impact through the Lead Network, the Values Project, and more, and is continuously looking for new opportunities …

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Nikita Shukla is a World Economic Forum Shaper Using “Courageous Conversations” To Create Change

In Health, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment, Youth by Mary Kurek

Nikita Shukla is a youth advocate, equality-in-healthcare promotor, and economic empowerment activist. As a World Economic Forum “Shaper,” Nikita’s work centers on having what she calls “courageous conversations.” These conversations would be the ones where the aim is to find that place of mindset shift where change can actually happen.  Nikita understands that her youth, sex, and even her skin …

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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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ThankGod Okosun Helps Nigerian Civil Society Organizations Prepare for Funding

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Funding, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek1 Comment

ThankGod Okosun, MPH Ph.D. is the Organizational Development Advisor for the Palladium Group in Nigeria. The work he does helps Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to develop the structure that is necessary to achieve grant status.  Even with thousands of CSOs in the country, ThankGod says that only about 5% are eligible for funding.  There are many administrative steps to take …

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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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Free Event-New Ideas on Old Climate Conversations Virtual Gathering

In Climate, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

The last time we held a panel-type event, it lasted about an hour and the exchange was so rich, the group decided that they wanted to continue meeting.  We’ll hold their next chat in a couple of weeks and already there have been several potential opportunities.  So, here we go again.  This time, the subject has to do with a …

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Prashan De Visser is Building a Youth Peace Movement Through Global Unites

In Peace, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Prashan De Visser wants peace for everyone. He is committed to non-violent, proactive, grassroots efforts towards conflict transformation and reconciliation. It’s a way forward that builds back communities and develops muscles in nations that haven’t seen strength in years. And, he is strategic about his mission, organizing Global Unites as the vehicle to create the needed change. Prashan shares his …

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Healthcare Privacy From The Trust Bridge

In ADP From The Trust Bridge Channel, Publisher Channel by Casey Riley

Deliverable for listeners: consumer awareness of potential privacy and cyber around healthcare (Irish healthcare ransomware issues) and simple activity to protect your own info B2B: how to ensure your processes are in line with regulations (ISO assessment) and any health info kept on employees is protected CTA: B2B: run a risk assessment for medical data held on employees (incl covid …

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Jennifer Ettinger is a Red Carpet PR Pro Who Empowers Women to Have Their Own Break Throughs

In Empowerment, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Jennifer Ettinger is a Social PR Strategist, Founder of Pink Dreams Inc and Fit Your Style, but all of this success came after some pretty tough times that included a debilitating illness. Then, it happened; the door to opportunity opened and she walked through and right onto the red carpet. But, Jennifer’s story continues into work that opens similar doors …