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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 …

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Dr. Madelaine Gomes Teaches Personal Mastery and Entrepreneurship Through Mind and Heart Connection

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Dr. Madelaine Gomes is a former corporate leader who, like others who needed something more, walked away to find her true self on the impact path. She is a mindset alchemist, metaphysician, and healer. Her strong feelings about helping Africans learn how to create the kind of mindset that brings sustainable progress in living well caused her to found the …

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Interview with Mary Kurek – Pres of Frontrunners Development on the Journey to Building The Best Business Asset

In Life Lab, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

By Samantha (Sam) Dougherty Note from Mary Kurek: Over the summer of 2021, Sam Dougherty, while interning for Wells International Foundation, *(WIF) based in Paris, France, engaged with Frontrunners Development, Inc. by joining a cohost panel to interview FIGHR Ambassador Ghazala Khan, connecting with Daughters Global Leadership mentees, and interviewing me about my own journey.  I’m sharing the Youtube interview …

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Sonita Mbah Explains Ecovillages and Permaculture to Climate Advocates

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

Note from Publisher:  We quickly found out that our time with Sonita Mbah would be less like an interview and more like a classroom session.  We learned and relearned what we thought we knew about ecovillages and how permaculture fits into the picture.  Sonita Mbah is the Exec. Secretary of Global Ecovillage Network Africa.  Sonita is from Cameroon, but, she …

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Ambassador and Fashion Designer Gilbert Boye Teaches By Inspiring Planet-Friendly Designs

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Publisher Channel by Casey Riley

Ambassador Gilbert Boye teaches Management In Living and General Knowledge In Art while developing his own fashion business, Gabidezin House of Fashion, in Ghana. His unique style matches his mission to help alleviate waste and create sustainable solutions that can be adopted throughout communities. Amb Boye speaks with Frontrunners Innovate Producer and Impact Business Developer, Mary Kurek about how he’s …