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Dr Osita Aniemeka Shares Event Details of the Youthgether Global Second Anniversary Celebration

In Africa, African Influence, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Youthgether Global (a youth development organization) chaired by Dr. Osita Aniemeka, Chancellor of the Sub Saharan Open University, Nigeria, talks with Frontrunners Innovate Producer and Host, Mary Kurek, about the August 12, 2022 event celebrating Youthgether’s second anniversary and the UN International Youth Day. Dr. Aniemeka shares details of the agenda and speakers that will be on the roster for …

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Olusiji Aina is a Development Economist Working to Improve Financial Inclusion and Sustainability

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Economic Development, energy, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Ambassador Olusiji Aina has a collective string of years in finance, energy, and economic development that puts him at the top of governing leaders’ list for go-to on anything that touches the economy in Nigeria. As a Board Member of the US-Africa Trade Council, Co-Chair of the Kogi State Economic Advisory Council, and the founder of Optiss Ventures, an agribusiness …

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Global Governance and Diplomacy Course Launched by FIGHR Ambassador and Sub Saharan Open University

In Diplomat, Education, GGD, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

After several Frontrunners Innovate Interviewees mentioned interest in knowing more about ambassadorship and United Nations resources, Federation of International Gender and Human Rights Ambassador, Ghazala Khan, stepped up and partnered with HE Dr. Osita Aniemeka, President of the Sub Saharan Open University in Nigeria. An administrative team was assembled to include Aaron Smith of Workplace Readiness Solutions and Mary Kurek, …

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Kemisola Bolarinwa is Paving the Way for African Women in Tech by Innovating in Women’s Health

In Africa, African Influence, Health Tech, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Kemisola Bolarinwa is a Nigerian bundle of female fire. She’s passionate and excited about using tech to innovate for impact and she’s started with a wearable to help detect breast cancer. She’s taken her own family experience and knowledge of the pain and death caused by this cancer and moved it into the lab where she has put her skills …

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HM Dr Uba Iwunwa Uses Her Artistry and Monarchy to Help African Widows

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Peace, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

Her Majesty Dr. Uba Iwunwa is an actor, vocal artist, and awarded humanitarian, referred to as the “Empress of Peace.” Using her own personal story of overcoming gender challenges, she is carrying on the royal legacy her father left her to impact the world with her talents and her leadership abilities. Her Majesty (of the African Dynasty of the Monarchy …

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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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Ebere Odika Fights Gender Violence in Africa Through IBreathe Initiative

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Human Rights, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Ebere Odika is a Mandela Washington Fellow and has been working under that umbrella and several others, including her own, IBreathe Initiative, to combat gender violence and promote gender equality in Africa. IBreathe stands for “Initiative for Building a Resourceful and Ethical Africa” and is an activating organization for school clubs designed to educate, counsel, and provide a safe place …

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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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Sam Adewale Innovates Solutions Before and During Disasters and Pandemics

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

Sam Adewale is native to Nigeria but currently lives in the United States working through his Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University with a devoted interest in public health. Sam is also a social entrepreneur who is a founding team member of a couple of programs aimed at helping those in need during disaster situations. But, this 2x winner of the …

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Chukwuma Okenwa is a Voice for Education in Nigeria

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Education, Publisher Channel by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Chukwuma Okenwa is a school administrator, social entrepreneur, and oftentimes, the spokesperson for issues on education in his country of Nigeria. Chukwuma has a global vision for moving entrepreneurship forward and bringing innovation in education and lifelong learning to his continent. He creates impact through the Lead Network, the Values Project, and more, and is continuously looking for new opportunities …