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Sonia Sachs is Creating an Intervention for Africa’s Community Health Workers

In Game Changers 13, Introducer Game Changers and World NGOs' Best Impact 13 by Mary Kurek

Sonia Sachs has been frustrated over several years of working in pediatrics and endocrinology as a public health specialist in Africa.  But, she has been frustrated right into a solution. Sonia Ehrlich Sachs, MD, MPH is a pediatrician, an endocrinologist and public health specialist. She received a BA from Harvard University, an MD from the University of Maryland Medical School, …

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Closed Loop Partners’ Innovation Ecosystem for a Circular Economy

In Game Changers 13, Introducer Game Changers and World NGOs' Best Impact 13 by Mary Kurek

Danielle Joseph is a Director and Investment Officer at Closed Loop Partners, an organization developed in 2014 for the purpose of fostering a circular economy in order to achieve zero waste…(it’s how they go about meeting their mission that is fascinating, so read on.) Danielle is responsible for managing Closed Loop Ventures – an investment fund focused on early-stage innovations …

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Data That Drives The Capacity for World Impact

In Game Changers 13, Introducer Game Changers and World NGOs' Best Impact 13 by Mary Kurek

Since data drives the capacity of world impact by determining dollars spent on solutions, I felt it a solid fit to bring to your attention such a valuable resource as Greg Gilbert to share in this edition. I love it when a game changer from our magazine introduces me to another amazing talent.  In this case, it’s thanks to Deb …

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The New Executive Director for The World Business Council for Sustainable Development Talks About Impact

In Game Changers 13, Introducer Game Changers and World NGOs' Best Impact 13 by Mary Kurek

Meet Bill Sisson, The World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) new Executive Director for North America.  Bill joined the WBCSD in January of this year, but, he is no stranger to the organization’s mission.  From the WBCSD’s own announcement of Bill’s new role… “he was UTC’s Liaison Delegate and co-chaired several of WBCSD’s member-driven projects, most notably the Energy …

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The Power of One: Rising to Global Challenge Starts at Home by Robin Smith

In Game Changers 13, Introducer Game Changers and World NGOs' Best Impact 13 by Mary Kurek

In a world whose demands seem continually to be shifting toward tribalism, fear-based adjudication and “mine-ness” across the most advanced societies, defining an organization’s place in the global progress landscape can be challenging. Addressing foundational concerns effectively and realistically stands to lay the most solid groundwork upon which to build any proposal. Lorin Fries, now a strategic consultant in tech …

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European Innovation Leader Advises on Impact Through Network Thinking

In Game Changers 13, Introducer Game Changers and World NGOs' Best Impact 13 by Mary Kurek

Daria Tataj, Ph.D., Founder of Tataj Innovation, is a renowned expert on growth through Network Thinking. Dr. Tataj helps develop growth strategies for companies, cities, regions, and entire countries. As Chairwoman of High-Level Advisors to European Commissioner for Research, Science & Innovation she leads the EU policy reflection on €100 billion Horizon Europe budget. Dr. Tataj played an instrumental role …

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Development impact: More Than Just Numbers

In Game Changers 13, Introducer Game Changers and World NGOs' Best Impact 13 by Mary Kurek

Development finance institution OFID mobilizes public, private and grant support, and engages in collective action, to maximize the impact of its development work By OFID Director-General Dr. Abdulhamid Alkhalifa The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) is a development finance institution set up in 1976 by OPEC member countries to support the socioeconomic progress of non-OPEC developing nations. We are …

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The Introducer Impacting Frontrunners League Members

In Game Changers 13, Introducer Game Changers and World NGOs' Best Impact 13 by Mary Kurek

The goal of The Introducer magazine is simply to help those game changers who are making the world a better place to expand their impact.  We measure our own impact by the quality of meaningful connections we help them make to get to that result.  To understand how we do that, you need to understand how the magazine is connected …