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Unity for Contentment – A Poem by Chaitali Sinha

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Chaitali Sinha is the youngest Indian to share her views through poems and artworks. We at Frontrunners Innovate record her now as the youngest Frontrunners League member from India.   This pandemic changed the globe, And took everything from us in one move. Routine became abnormal, Change was required in necessities. We couldn’t enjoy gatherings as we used to do, …

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Jolyne Jelimo on Developing Youth Leaders in Education Cohorts Around the Globe

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Jolyne Jelimo is the country head and Vice President of Global Goodwill Ambassadors (GGA) for Kenya.  Her rise to this leadership position shows you exactly where her values lie as a rising influencer in her country, especially when it comes to impacting education, economic development, and youth mindset.  The latter is more important than you may think, especially, within the …

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Wells International Foundation on Impacting Young Readers, Writers, and Artists From Halfway Across the World

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The first thing you notice about Monique Wells is the smile that lights up an entire room.  Texas-born Monique is now in the place she dreamed of as a child – Paris, France.  She first arrived in Paris as a young reader who only imagined herself there – later to make it her home. It’s that imagination that she wants …

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Your Opportunities for Impact: 19th Edition on Sustainable Development in Africa

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Producing the 19th edition of Frontrunners Innovate on Self-Sustaining Continent-African Innovations for Development was a labor love for myself and Dr. Osita Aniemeka.  The people who shared stories of impact and offered suggestions and ideas on how to achieve sustainable development are remarkable.   Normally, about a week after we release a new edition of the magazine, we put up a …

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Dr. Osita Aniemeka, Champion for Entrepreneurship in Africa

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“African Education System has surprising outcomes. The smartest students pass with 1st Class and get admission to medical & engineering schools. The 2nd Class Students get MBAs and LLBs to manage the First Class Students. The 3rd Class Students enter politics, and rule both 1st and 2nd Class Students. The failures join the Army and control politicians who, if they …

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Youth Empowerment to Drive Social Change: Youth Initiative for Africa Development

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By Abdul-Rahman Abdullai The desire to positively impact the life of the average African youth as well as the need to drive development through the modern-day youth were the key principles that guided me to form the Youth Initiative for Africa Development (YIFAD) a non-governmental organization in Ghana whilst at undergraduate studies in the University of Ghana, Legon. YIFAD was …

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Game Changer: Vannary Kong (United States)

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Vannary Kong is pursuing a Master’s Degree at Harvard University in International Relations. She currently works for Granicus, a cloud-based digital solutions firm that focuses on enhancing the citizen-to-government relationship. She currently serves as a United Nations Youth Ambassador for Manta Sailing Centre in Mui Ne, Vietnam advocating for the rights of many Asian Indigenous groups through cultural preservation and …

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Game Changer: Fannie Delavelle (United States)

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Fannie Delavelle on her legacy at the World Bank Youth Summit Fannie Delavelle is an Analyst at the World Bank Gender Innovation Lab in Washington D.C., and the Manager & Co-Chair of the World Bank Youth Summit 2018 on Human Capital. Since joining the World Bank in 2017, she has worked on leveraging disruptive technologies like blockchain and 3D printing …

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Living the Legends of Others by Meghan Gardner

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At Wizards and Warriors STEM Camp, our campers are Heroes who play a role in an ongoing live story where they battle monsters and solve mysteries, while “powering up” through learning STEM. It sounds like a computer game, but campers are actually wearing costumes, wielding foam swords, and running into battle with their friends at their side.  However, at this …

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Developing Youth As Global Citizens By Adewumi Mojisola  

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Developing youth as global citizens involves a process by which young people are empowered with resources and opportunities that will allow them to achieve their full potentials and contribute meaningfully to society. The emerging global challenges of 21 st century require the evolution of youth rising to their responsibilities, and civic duties to build a sustainable world that left no …