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Jeanette Johnsen of FarmingAcademy Talks About the Education Platform That Pays its Educators

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Jeanette Johnsen lights up when she talks about sheep – yes – sheep.  Raising them has been a long-awaited childhood dream and one that has morphed into a mission to provide education in farming and all things agriculture to learners around the world.  Her new platform, FarmingAcademy, is the solution she’s founded.  More than an educational solution, it is also …

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Mario Regis of the Abundance Program Promotes New Mindset for Community Problem Solving

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It’s no secret that we believe significant impact is where the goal should be in achieving solutions to big problems with lots of political and social “moving parts.”  But getting to a doable solution is nearly impossible for so many communities around the world and innovators who believe they have the golden ticket to impact.  Enter, the Abundance Program – …

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Festus Kiplagat of Green Planet Initiative in Africa is Organizing Thousands of Farmers to Improve Agriculture

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

Festus Kiplagat is a charismatic leader, advocate, agriforestry expert, and founder, but, he’s something more:  He’s a grower from Kenya and very proud to be one.  He wants youth around Africa to feel the same passion he has for the soil and to develop and nurture it in order to  save the continent and the entire planet. If you talk …

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Pamela Bolado and Alana Stott of Women Who Do Wonders Share the Wonders They are Doing

In Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

By Mary Kurek Pamela Bolado and Alana Stott became fast friends and business partners after our Frontrunners introduction in 2020. More than that, it may well be that they are actually related due to Scottish ancestry and a shared family name. The two of them are powerful women leaders in their own right.  Pamela, who is the founder and CEO …

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How Toyin Umesiri Moved Her Supply Chain Intelligence to Impact Africa

In Africa, African Influence, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Toyin Umesiri, founder and CEO of Nazaru LLC, is a multi-talented woman who uses her collective intelligence to impact on a global scale, but particularly her homeland in Africa. She uses several public platforms to educate and engage people on the how-to of trading with Africa. She trains clients on developing proper supply chains and business foundations, and she sells …

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Former NBA Star Cuttino Mobley and Business Exec Terry Briggs on Business That Creates Impact

In Empowerment, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

It was such a pleasure interviewing NBA legend, serial entrepreneur, and serial impact maker, Cuttino Mobley, and his business partner, Terry Briggs.  Terry, who met Mobley while working for a charitable nonprofit, has several business interests, himself, and is an author of books that inspire and empower women. “I’m just giving my experiences.  I’ve been like this since I was …