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Ramesh Goyal Demonstrates EcoBrick Making to Recycle Plastic Waste

In Climate, environment, Publisher Channel, Water and Sanitation by Mary Kurek

(Featured photo from the ecobrick.org website) Ramesh Goyal has an extensive background in environmental advocacy and water conservation.  His latest project promotes how we can make “eco-bricks” and eliminate plastic waste from entering the waterways.  Ramesh, particularly heralded in his homeland of India, has begun this project as a movement to impact those areas of the world where the conservation …

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An AgTech Leader in India is Using Blockchain to Empower Farmers and Consumers

In Agriculture, Blockchain, Climate, Publisher Channel by Blessing Enofe

Gaurav Somwanshi is the Co-Founder and CEO of EmerTech Innovations, a 2019 Dalai Lama Fellow, and has been tapped by the British Council as a “Future Leader.” The work he’s doing by connecting blockchain to agriculture is significantly improving the supply chain, quality and waste management, and overall leadership in the agriculture space. Working with India’s largest group of fruits …

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Women’s Empowerment on a Global Scale – What That Looks Like When an Empowered Latino Woman Leads

In Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

 Irma Sanchez is a Latino woman, mother, and entrepreneur living in California. Proudly providing leadership in women’s empowerment, she’s creating an impact through the Women’s Economic Forum as their representative in the Silicon Valley area. But, that’s only one of the many roles she fills in helping women to find their true selves and progress toward their own impact. …

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Ranjana Kanti Founded India Redefined to Empower Citizens as Impact Partners

In Empowerment, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Founded in 2009 by Ranjana Kanti, India Redefined serves as an NGO with the goal of turning citizens into “doers.” A multitude of projects and thousands of “doers” across the country and now spreading worldwide involve many of the United Nations SDGs. Focus areas are: Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH), Waste Management, Air, Water, Soil Pollution, Primary, Secondary, and Adult …

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Struggles to Rise – A Poem by Chaitali Sinha for International Womens Day 2022

In Peace, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

Chaitali Sinha of India is one of our Daughter’s Global Mentees and, as such, a young member of our Frontrunners League.  One of our resident poets, we often share her offerings to bring unity and share a youth perspective on events and the status of world conditions.  She always shines a beautiful light.  Here’s her offering for International Women’s Day …

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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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Mother Teresa Award Recipient Jillian Haslam Fights Poverty From a Place of Knowing

In Daughters Global, Live Introductions, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Jillian Haslam is a serial TEDx Speaker, Trainer, Author, and amazing philanthropist with a story to back it all. The year 2022 will likely see her book and the film about her life coming into the spotlight. For now, she hits the stage with her reality check for us all, and a fearless determination to make things better for others …

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Divyanshi Mehta Works to Change Viewpoints on Women’s Rights

In Empowerment, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Divyanshi Mehta is an analyst, speaker, and content developer who also serves as the State General Secretary for the National Youth Council in India. It is the latter that is giving her the platform for the very strong voice she uses to create impact for women. As she also sits on the Advisory Council of the Anti-Sexual Harassment National Council, …