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Godfrey Chacha Works to Prepare Youth for Success in Tanzania

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

Godfrey Chacha is a Youth Development Specialist at the Prime Minister’s Office in the United Republic of Tanzania. His work focuses on programs that will assist the up-and-coming workforce in the country. The programs develop opportunities, build leadership skills, scholarship education for those that need assistance, provide volunteer opportunities, and empower youth with self-advocacy.  Chacha informs that the voices of …

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Stephen Hobbs’ Favorite Mentor Was a 14-Year-Old Girl With a Gun Pointed at His Face

In Economic Development, Mentorship, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Dr. Stephen Hobbs spends a lot of his hours in the day working on his business, Wellth Movement Calgary, which is situated in the wellness space.  It’s very much about helping people to live a whole life. But, he’s also working on a grandparents/grandkids nature project and a mentor certification program.  Add to that some large-scale global infrastructure projects with …

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Judith Getugi Founded WeRBinti To Help African Women in Healthcare Careers

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Life Lab by Mary Kurek

Judith Getugi of Kenya is a Pharmacist with a serious understanding of the hardship of young African women who are in or heading into a healthcare career.  She founded WeRBinti to bring global mentorship to an organized format to help young women in this space grow, excel, and learn all the pieces of entrepreneurship and personal care to make the …

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Daughters Global Leadership Mentoring Program

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What is Daughters Global? Global 4-month program Girls 13-18  (Must read and write in English) Parental Supervision of Mentoring Process Required Leadership Mentoring Produced by:  Frontrunners Development, Inc. & Sub Saharan Open University Endorsed by:  Youthgether Global Mentors are trained and experienced in mentoring In the fall of 2020, one of our Frontrunners Innovate articles caught the attention of a …

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Event: Daughters Global Girls Mentorship Program Announces Girls Global Poetry Project

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Daughters of Global Leadership Mentoring Program (Daughters Global) Coordinators are pleased to announce a special Girls Global Poetry Project.  Details below: About the Project: The project will be a booklet of poems written in English by girls (14-18 yrs)  around the world on subjects significant to their lives and experiences.  It can be a thought piece on a broad topic …

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Mary Kurek Speaks on Frontrunners Impact on Equality and Empowerment

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From Mary Kurek:  On International Peace Day 2020 (Sept. 21), I had the privilege of speaking on a panel for an event called “Gender Roles in Shaping Peace Together” – First Ladies Shared Forum, a UNGA75 session side event hosted by Africana Women Working Group – UN2020.  What follows below are the remarks I made as a member of the …

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Wells International Foundation on Impacting Young Readers, Writers, and Artists From Halfway Across the World

In Art and Culture, Education, Empowerment, Features24, Youth by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

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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Game Changer: Pastor Winterbourne Harrison-Jones (United States)

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Winterbourne Harrison-Jones Develops Youth Through Experiential Learning The Reverend Dr. Winterbourne LaPucelle Harrison-Jones, is a scholar, author, ecclesial leader, and distinguished Churchman out of the lineage of Dr. William Augustus Jones, Dr. James Forbes, Dr. Mordecai Wyatt Johnson, and Dr. Howard Thurman. A fifth-generation minister, Dr. Harrison-Jones is widely sought after as a preacher, speaker, and workshop facilitator. Reverend Harrison-Jones …

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The Introducer is Launching A Youth Mentoring Project With Game Changers in the 14th Edition

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The Introducer Launching New Global Mentoring Project with Youth Program Game Changers As the Founder and Producer of The Introducer, I get to talk with some of the most brilliant minds on our planet – people who are working on solutions to world problems with such passion that it humbles me to the core.  Through the process of getting to …

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Youth Impact Game Changer: Bandita Thapa (Nepal)

In Empowerment, Game Changers 14, womensempowerment, Youth by Mary Kurek

Bandita Thapa is Creating an Economic Revolution in Nepal by Helping Women Entrepreneurs Nepali born and raised global social entrepreneur, Bandita Thapa started Women Foundation in Nepal at just 17 years of age.  As the youngest change maker by founding Women Foundation, Bandita has traveled the world advancing her skills in leadership development, women’s entrepreneurship, and bringing economic revolution to rural …