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Eriona Hysolli Works to Reconnect Us to Nature’s Thriving Heartbeat by Studying the Wooly Mammoth

In Climate, Planet, Publisher Channel, Technology by Mary Kurek

Eriona Hysolli is the Head of Biological Sciences at US-based Colossal Biosciences. Currently, studying the wooly mammoth as a project to support “de-extinction”of related and other species, she collaboratively works to gain insight on how to utilize science and technology to help elephants increase their opportunity for survival. Considered a key creature in the overall balance of nature on planet …

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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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Bishnu Pariyar is Bringing Equality to Women in Nepal Regardless of Caste Status

In Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

Determination plus courage and education pushed Bishnu Pariyar beyond her own limits as a lower caste member of a village in Nepal. Her story is one that will be retold in books and films, but, for Frontrunners Innovate, Bishnu shares her story, her work, and how this type of diversity movement is leveling the “playing field” for women in her …

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H E Dr Favour Ayodele is a Nigerian Presidential Candidate Dedicated to Solving Governance Issues

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

His Excellency, Dr. Favour Aydoele is running for the presidential seat in Nigeria for the 2023 election. In this interview with Frontrunners Innovate Producer and Host Mary Kurek and her Co-Host, James Akan, H E, Dr. Ayodele takes a deep dive into the problems he sees and how he plans to move the country forward through the African Intellectual Resource …

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Holiday Poem 2021 – The Eve of Meaning by Mary Kurek

In Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

This poem is my Christmas gift to you, along with the performance of the song that created the experience.  The song is actually a poem set into music and is a long-beloved Christmas carol – one that I never really “heard” before last Christmas Eve.   I voiced the poem as a podcast episode for those who would rather listen.  See …

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Investor Series-Neal Katz is Innovating How To Finance Impact Projects

In Economic Development, Funding, Investor Interviews, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Neal Katz has applied a simple concept to a complex problem. His paradigm shift has investors keeping their money but allowing their cash to create the vehicle for projects to move forward. Under the umbrella of Conscientious Credit Funding Corporation (CCFC), as Founder and CEO, Neal matches projects and investors for green construction and other major sustainable impact projects. He …

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Mario Regis of the Abundance Program Promotes New Mindset for Community Problem Solving

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It’s no secret that we believe significant impact is where the goal should be in achieving solutions to big problems with lots of political and social “moving parts.”  But getting to a doable solution is nearly impossible for so many communities around the world and innovators who believe they have the golden ticket to impact.  Enter, the Abundance Program – …

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Investor-Advisor Interview: Patrick Kuwana

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Patrick Kuwana is the CEO of Crossover Transformational Group headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.  As a consultant and leadership advisor for African entrepreneurs and business owners as well as companies and organizations outside of Africa wishing to do business in the continent, he is particularly attuned to the nuances of culture and challenge as it applies to the diverse environments …

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Women’s Global Health Innovations Provides Menstrual, Sexual, and Reproductive Health Solutions for Women in Need

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Leisa Hirtz is the Founder and Director of the Women’s Global Health Innovations organization out of Canada.  She is working to ensure that girls and women in countries without proper sanitary products for menstrual, sexual, and reproductive health, to get what they need and that the solution is as affordable and sustainable as possible.  The antibacterial befree menstrual cup is …

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Investor Interview: Jody Ranck

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Jody Ranck is the EVP for the German tech firm, Ram Group.  His background is filled with interesting involvements (mostly at the C-level) in technological innovations in the health space.  And, his expertise in getting disruptive tech to market has put him on the review board for solution pitches aimed at major NGOs.  In this interview, Publisher, Mary Kurek, takes …