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Maha Jouini Opens Pathways to AI and Digital Tech for African Women

In Africa, African Influence, Publisher Channel, Technology, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

 Maha Jouini is an AI expert and passionate advocate for women interested in working in technology and developing digital skills. Her challenging journey from Tunisia to Mauritania to founding the African Center for AI and Digital Technology is filled with hard-won points for women like herself. She shares her story and her passionate plea for women everywhere to stand …

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Sam Adewale Innovates Solutions Before and During Disasters and Pandemics

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

Sam Adewale is native to Nigeria but currently lives in the United States working through his Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University with a devoted interest in public health. Sam is also a social entrepreneur who is a founding team member of a couple of programs aimed at helping those in need during disaster situations. But, this 2x winner of the …

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Feature: Michelle Calloway Takes You From Media to Technology through Tech with Heart

In Media, News, Technology by Mary Kurek

Revealio Founder & CEO, Michelle Calloway, has been helping business owners gain influence and credibility through years of refining her media expertise.  She can get you on TV, in publications, and wave her magic celebrity wand over your head, but, she can do something even more valuable…help you use technology to expand your business.  It’s a “no fear” zone with …

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Entertainment Series: Tour and Production Manager Stephen Shaw on Work and Impact

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Stephen Shaw is a veteran in the music industry working in roles that include stage and venue management, payroll, sound engineer, and more.  His work has him involved with artists like Kid Rock, Backstreet Boys, Stone Sour, Dane Cook, and Cage the Elephant.  During the pandemic, however, work has ceased until…, but, meanwhile, Stephen has been involved in something pretty …

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Jesus Medel Advises on Problems and Solutions in Cybersecurity

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Jesús Medel operates his cybersecurity and IT consulting business from a headquarters in Mexico.  He has more than 30 years of experience in IT business consulting, specializing in disruptive technologies solutions for organizations.  He has been working in innovation, sales, and architecture related to emerging technologies, like Smart Cities, IoT, space computing (AR and VR), 3D and4D printing, AI, and …

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Claus Risager: Disrupting the Chain of Infection Using Robotics

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By Robin Smith, Co-Editor The potential for robots to safely perform environmental cleanup tasks from ocean floors to hospital sterile spaces is boundless. Potential applications are still being explored and implemented around the globe. Among the chief pioneers of this frontier, making great strides toward helping to make the world a cleaner place in the most fundamental ways and moving …

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Innovator Corey Mack and the 3d-Printed Ventilator That’s Entirely Recyclable

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Corey Mack is an entrepreneur, based in Los Angeles, that has raised over $2M for his projects. Born and raised in Greensboro, NC, he is now known as an inventor and pioneer with a comedic flair. He is part of a movement to bring creative science and art-based ventures to the forefront of business culture. While studying Mechanical Engineering Technology …

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Linda Goetze: Blockchain Chamber of Commerce

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An educator and connector, Linda Goetze, M.Ed., has been engaged with blockchain technology since 2012. She is President and CEO of the Blockchain Chamber of Commerce (BCC) and has served on the Blockchain Association Board of Directors. A member of Mensa and former CEO of Balancing Health, Linda helped establish the Atlanta Neurotherapy Institute after three and a half years …

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Game Changer: John Shegerian (United States)

In Climate, environment, Game Changers 16, Planet by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

John Shegerian is a serial social entrepreneur who focuses on solving global problems through game-changing innovation to build successful, socially responsible impact companies.  As co-founder and Executive Chairman of ERI, he has played a significant role in paving the way for the electronic recycling and ITAD industries as a whole. Building ERI from the ground up, Shegerian has helped lead …

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Abdulla A. Al Saleh, Undersecretary of Ministry for Economy of Foreign Trade (UAE)

In Economic Development, Game Changers 15, Technology by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

UAE Undersecretary for Foreign Trade, Abdulla A. Al Saleh, Builds Business and Peaceful Relations by Championing More Open Policies (From www.dcibf.ae) His Excellency Abdulla Al Saleh is the Under Secretary of the Foreign Trade and Industry at the UAE Ministry of Economy. Among his responsibilities is to drive closer cooperation, increase trade and investment flows, and deepen economic ties between …