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Igweshi Augustine is a Global Peace and Youth Advocate Who Uses Policymaking to Create Change

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Education, Empowerment, Peace, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Igweshi Augustine of Nigeria works as hard at impact as he does with his real estate and global resources business. Working under several leadership titles that show his social impact passion and direction toward governance that matters, he makes the kind of progress that brings needed change. Igweshi speaks with Frontrunners Innovate Producer and Business Developer, Mary Kurek, about his …

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Ambassador Ghazala Khan Meets with Young Policymakers to Answer Questions

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Life Lab, Publisher Channel by ihelmadmin

What you see below is a clip of a Q & A conversation between Ambassador Ghazala Khan of Pakistan, Prince Omenihu, James Akan, Chukwuma Okenwa, (Nigeria), and Sam Dougherty (US). The young leaders have an interest in policymaking as well as understanding how the United Nations can be of assistance to them as they try to make impactful changes in …

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Prince Omenihu Works to Save Kids From Drugs and Develop Public Policy That Provides Global Benefits

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Publisher Channel, Youth by ihelmadmin

Prince Omenihu from Nigeria is an action-oriented young man who has completed his education as a chemical engineer while building a charity that helps to get kids off the streets and away from drugs. His impact is growing as sports and recreation activities that his organization runs connect kids to a healthier pastime. Along with his nonprofit, Caring Beyond Borders …

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James Akan Aims High To Lead Through Policy to Create Change for African Youth

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Publisher Channel, Youth by ihelmadmin

Already a policymaker with policy drafts in his hands, James Akan uses his position as a Spokesperson at Democracy Africa Youth Parliament as a training ground for bigger dreams in governance. James’ passion is only eclipsed by his intelligence about how to create change through policymaking and, like a smart governing leader, he listens to the youth he is serving …

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Ryan Arndt of the Stacks Foundation Shares Grant Opportunity For Blockchain-Based Developers

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Ryan Arndt is the Stacks Ecosystem Steward at Stacks Open Internet Foundation.  Ryan works with developers using blockchain to develop community-servicing projects through a special grant program.  He provides Publisher, Mary Kurek, with information about the Stacks Foundation and the grant that focuses on the Foundation’s goal of a “user-owned Internet.”  Actually, it’s more than a goal – it’s their …

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Shanmugavel Sankaran: Making Whistleblowing and Health Conversations Safe

In Game Changers 21, Health by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Shanmugavel “Shan” Sankaran is the CEO of NixWhistle, which is a blockchain-based platform that solves trust issues for employee feedback.  Shan’s background includes working with Microsoft and IBM in multiple information security and compliance leadership roles, venturing into the startup world as CISO for an e-commerce platform company. He recognized the need for an affordable, easy-to-use GRC (Governance, Risk, and …

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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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Chidi Okoye – African-Based Global Security Expert

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Chidi Okoye is a global security expert and Principal Security Consultant for State Government Security Trust Funds Africa has experienced an upsurge of activities that threaten and endanger the security of the continent. In recent times, the nations of Africa have become the home of insecurity. Nations with natural wealth have become the scenes of demonstrations, skirmishes, and viciousness. Despite …

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Thomas R. Fox: Compliance Evangelist

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Tom is literally the guy who wrote the book on compliance with his seminal one-volume book “The Compliance Handbook” published in May 2018 which was the No. 1 new bestseller on Amazon.com through its initial run. Additionally, Tom has authored 16 books on business leadership, compliance and ethics, and corporate governance, including the international best-sellers “Lessons Learned on Compliance and …