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Chukwuemeka Orukwowu Delivers New Global Platform for Youth Opportunities

In Education, Empowerment, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

  Click here for Audio Podcast   Chukwuemeka Orukwowu is a young leader in Africa who is using his talents to help other youth around the world find their path and create sustainable success.  As the founder of Audacious Agenda Youth Network, Chukwuemeka realized as he was growing into his own role in society that it was quite challenging knowing …

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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 …

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Aaron Smith, PhD – Innovating Education for Workforce Development

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“1300 hours I cringe every time I see his face or hear his voice.  I’m Captain Josiah Rollins. A six-foot-two, fifty-year-old decorated veteran. I served two tours in Iraq, seen someone’s life pass in the blink of an eye. Today, I sit here having anxiety issues because I must interact with this moron.  My blood pressure spikes just thinking about …

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From the Student View: What Back To School Means During Pandemic

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Ava Wettrick and Marley Dozier are miles apart geographically, and in age, they are just a few years apart, but, they share some similar issues and concerns when it comes to making education work for them during this pandemic year. Ava is a 2nd-year college student and Marley is a 3rd-year high school student.  Both are based in the US.  …

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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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Naphtali Bryant Innovates the Higher Education Experience for Students and Parents

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Naphtali Bryant, as the Founder of Spark-Ed University, comes to his role with the dual experience of current student and school administration professional.  Add to that, the extraordinary event of being hired by a school that he’s attended.  While seeking out educational opportunities, Naphtali literally built his own experience making the most of both educational and leadership opportunities, and he …

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Game Changer: Linda Calhoun (United States)

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Linda Calhoun is Inspiring the World’s Youth Through Role Model Interviews Linda Calhoun is an entrepreneur, activist, and community leader based in San Francisco, California.  A graduate of Boston University with a B.S. in Mass Communication, Linda’s career path led her to work in international policy coordination, media, technology, and data management. Her work has met the unique and increasingly important …