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UN Women Leader Tsegga Medhin is Paving Diversity Pathways for Corporations and Schools

In Africa, Diversity, Education, Empowerment, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 Tsegga Medhin fills the leadership role of UN Women President in NC and that of founder and president of The Pearl Leadership Institute – both with a mission of women’s empowerment. Tsegga will tell you that SDG2030 is her human GPS; a focus she’s had since 2015 when she addressed the UN as a business and impact leader in …

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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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Honorary Consul of Malawi Nir Gess Gives Safe Haven to Trafficking Victims

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Diplomat, Human Trafficking, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

The Honorable Nir Gess has a lot on his business plate. He runs a large farming enterprise in Malawi and handles the diplomatic tasks of his office as Honorary Consul of Malawi to Israel, but, the most passionate work he does is helping victims of human trafficking.  Nir was heading out on a trip one day when he saw a …

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Adeyinka Adewale and Genevieve Bosah Talk About the Africa Social Innovators Network

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

Adeyinka Adewale founded the Africa Social Innovators Network after he arrived in the UK from his homeland in Africa and began working with young people at a local church on developing confidence and empowerment toward education and entrepreneurship. The youth needed help in confidence-building and some skills to tackle creating a better future for themselves.  The solution began forming in …

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Fill Your Mind with Namara: Meet Nancy Lazaro, UNSDG Advocate and Writer From Tanzania

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Fill Your Mind With Namara by Mary Kurek

“Passions,” a word I would relate to extreme contentment in one’s tasks, is a direction towards your God-given purpose on this earth.  Negativity blocks the work that the passion would’ve done. So many of us have passions within us that the world shuns out and calls useless.  Making your passion a reality creates a life that is characterized by joy. …

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Feature: Author Jerry B. Bowden on Winning Against Adversity

In Empowerment by Mary Kurek

From the streets of Brooklyn, this 16-year-old kid managed to catch the attention of a US Army recruiter who asked him his age.  When he answered that he’d turn 17 in few months, the recruiter told him to do something most abandoned kids wouldn’t do – to get permission to sign up from his mother, a mother whom he hadn’t …

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Feature: Dr. Jacqueline King Launches Black Women Empowered Media Platform

In Empowerment by Mary Kurek

Dr. Jacqueline King is the Founder and CEO of Black Women Empowered, Inc., a multi-million participant network connected through various social media platforms.  Initially begun as a spiritually-based means of helping people in crisis, the network has evolved into a large and growing media platform to disseminate encouraging, positive, and yes, fun, content that continues to hold strong to its …

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After 2020 – A Poem By a Young African Influencer and Empowerment Advocate

In Africa Innovators and Influencers, Fill Your Mind With Namara by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Namara Lwansa is the youngest member of The Frontrunners League (global group of influencers, innovators, and advocates).  An up-and-coming leader in Tanzania, Namara works hard at her studies and studies hard at what is becoming her “work.”  Better said…her “impact.”  Namara is the first young blogger to have her own spot here within Frontrunners Innovate.  We hope you will encourage …

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Empowerment By Namara Lwansa of Tanzania

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By:  Namara Lwansa  (Featured Photo is Namara interviewing Miss Nankondo Mnyone) When you were a kid left at home in charge of your siblings, what was your initial reaction? What did you feel? Or when your boss at work gave you an important office assignment to take control over, what ran through your mind? I bet you felt empowered.  According …