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David Wofford and the UN Foundation are Working Toward Improved Accessible Workplace Healthcare

In equality, Health, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

   David Wofford serves in the capacity of Senior Director at the UN Foundation with his current work wrapped around equitable workplace healthcare through the Universal Access Project and the corporate policies that have widespread impact potential. He talks with Frontrunners Innovate, Mary Kurek, about the Universal Access Project’s goals and what we can expect from the Foundation and …

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Moses Busher Coordinates Life-Changing Support for Villagers in Malawi

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

   Ambassador Moses Davide Busher is the Regional Director for Africa (stationed in Malawi) for the Yorghas Foundation, which is headquartered in Poland. The organization focuses on women’s maternal health, human rights for youth and women, and proper education. Most recently, though, Busher tells us of critical needs following floods in Malawi. They’ve been able to provide basics for …

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Amir Dossal Connects WEF and UN with Global Healthcare as a Unifying Priority

In Diplomat, Health, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Amir Dossal is the Pres. and CEO of the Global Partnerships Forum who was recently appointed as a Distinguished Fellow with the World Economic Forum (WEF) with a focus on global healthcare. Along with serving as a Commissioner for the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development co-established by ITU and UNESCO, he serves as Co-Founder and Executive Vice Chair for Blockchain …

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UN Women Leader Tsegga Medhin is Paving Diversity Pathways for Corporations and Schools

In Africa, Diversity, Education, Empowerment, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 Tsegga Medhin fills the leadership role of UN Women President in NC and that of founder and president of The Pearl Leadership Institute – both with a mission of women’s empowerment. Tsegga will tell you that SDG2030 is her human GPS; a focus she’s had since 2015 when she addressed the UN as a business and impact leader in …

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Mother – An Abode

In Art and Culture, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Young poet, Chaitali Sinha of India shares with us this poem honoring mothers on their special day.   Chaitali is an aspiring design student from Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. At the age of 12 years, she was inspired by nature and started writing poems as a hobby. She blogs under the title “Life View Through Poems with Chaitali.” This is where …

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Anita Sanchez Brings Indigenous Groups and Their Wisdom to Diversity and Inclusion Impact

In Diversity, Empowerment, Publisher Channel by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

 Dr. Anita Sanchez brings her native learnings to the forefront in her work as a diversity and inclusion expert. As an award-winning best-selling author, in her book, Four Sacred Gifts – Indigenous Wisdom for Modern Times, she guides people through a transformation that results in how to live a more empowered life. She shares with Frontrunners Innovate Producer and …

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Renuka Thakore is Building a Global Network Focused on Multidimensional Sustainable Communities

In Economic Development, Publisher Channel by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Dr. Renuka Thakore’s diverse background has almost nothing that can be seen from a logical standpoint as a pathway to the work she is currently doing, but, it actually is perfect. From construction to advisory work in environmental concerns to financial analyst, researcher, and consultant to finally building a community of “doers” similar to herself. As the founder of the …

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Woody Juste is Motivating Youth in Haiti to Work on Climate and Ocean Health

In Climate, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 To listen to the audio version of this interview, click the arrow Woody Juste is an agronomist and a leading advocate in Haiti focusing on climate change. Woody has represented Haiti at the Caribbean Youth Parliament on Climate Justice and has expanded that experience into consultancy and projects that educate youth and create solution-based action. Woody shares the projects …

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Aditi Banerjee Shares Poem in Support of Ukrainian Refugees

In Art and Culture, Empowerment, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Frontrunners Innovate Producer and Host, Mary Kurek, gathered together a group of Frontrunners to discuss ways to help promote wellness for Ukrainian refugees and those displaced in the country. Nataliia Karpenko (Ukrainian-born, living in the US) Ambassador Ghazala Khan (currently living in Saudi Arabia), and Miss Aditi Banerjee (UK), as well as Kurek, took a break during the conversation for …

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Eriona Hysolli Works to Reconnect Us to Nature’s Thriving Heartbeat by Studying the Wooly Mammoth

In Climate, Planet, Publisher Channel, Technology by Mary Kurek

Eriona Hysolli is the Head of Biological Sciences at US-based Colossal Biosciences. Currently, studying the wooly mammoth as a project to support “de-extinction”of related and other species, she collaboratively works to gain insight on how to utilize science and technology to help elephants increase their opportunity for survival. Considered a key creature in the overall balance of nature on planet …