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Chukwuemeka Orukwowu Delivers New Global Platform for Youth Opportunities

In Education, Empowerment, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

  Click here for Audio Podcast   Chukwuemeka Orukwowu is a young leader in Africa who is using his talents to help other youth around the world find their path and create sustainable success.  As the founder of Audacious Agenda Youth Network, Chukwuemeka realized as he was growing into his own role in society that it was quite challenging knowing …

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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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Mentor Her to Greatness Program Leaders Talk About New Tech Training for Youth

In Education, Empowerment, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

A spin-off from the Center for Peace Advocacy and Sustainable Development and The African Transformer Institute, headquartered in Nigeria, the Mentor Her to Greatness Program matches girls from around the world with mentors and includes some skills development, and opportunities to grow as young leaders, filled with confidence.  The program now is launching its own tech course. Sadiya Murtala of …

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Igweshi Augustine Creates Platform for Youth To Simulate UN Diplomacy

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek1 Comment

Global Youth Engagement Model United Nations GYEMUN-3 is happening May 6-7, 2022 REGISTER HERE Igweshi Augustine is the Director of the Center for Peace Advocacy and Sustainable Development based in Nigeria. He is also the President of the African Transformer Institute. An experienced convener and multi-award-winning youth leader, Igweshi annually organizes the Global Youth Engagement Model United Nations (GYEMUN). The …

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Sharon Aggrey Takes the UN SDGS to Ghana’s Universities and Communities

In Africa, African Influence, Education, Empowerment, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Sharon Rose Aggrey is a Certified Sustainability Leader. The training that bestowed that title also bestowed the mission to create an SDG-focused project. She went beyond to create a nonprofit (Global Foundation for Community Development) that is moving SDG training to all of the universities in Ghana and also to communities with a systematic approach to determining needs and then …

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Priyansh Shah Organizes Young Medical Volunteers to Improve Heart Health in India

In Health, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Priyansh Shah has just graduated from medical school and is interning as a Doctor at Baroda Medical College in India. Each day he prepares to save lives with his skill and passion, and each day he advances his efforts toward public heart health through his organization, World Youth Heart Federation. By organizing volunteers in needed places around India, this aspiring …

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Gene and Arlene Rumley Change Lives for Orphans in India

In Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Gene and Arlene Rumley have been operating Mission for Orphans for more than a dozen years to support children in orphanages in India. They started with the goal to rescue one child at a time and then started supporting and building orphanages to shelter, feed, and educate many outcast, trafficked, and homeless children. Today, they are working on building a …

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Ebere Odika Fights Gender Violence in Africa Through IBreathe Initiative

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Human Rights, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Ebere Odika is a Mandela Washington Fellow and has been working under that umbrella and several others, including her own, IBreathe Initiative, to combat gender violence and promote gender equality in Africa. IBreathe stands for “Initiative for Building a Resourceful and Ethical Africa” and is an activating organization for school clubs designed to educate, counsel, and provide a safe place …

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Abdellah Aouf Creates Job Opportunities for Unskilled Youth Through the Unique GO Platform

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Education, Employment, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Abdellah Aouf is an Algerian entrepreneur based in the United States solving the issue of unskilled candidates in the job market through a platform that provides hand-picked matching and training solutions that benefit candidates and employers. GO Platform is a creative solution to a problem Abdellah realized in Algeria where tech-jobs weren’t being filled by the available workforce. They are …

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Arafat Lesheve Proves Youth Are Making a Difference in Tanzania

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Education, Employment, Empowerment, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Arafat Lesheve is one of the most accomplished young people you’ll meet. In his early 20s, Arafat has created more opportunities for youth in Tanzania than anyone would believe. This 25-year-old, already an independent consultant, is serving a title under the Prime Minister’s Office, is a nonprofit founder, and an awarded young visionary. Oh, and he’s already on the path …