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Lumbie Mlambo on a Quest to Finish Her Father’s Work Found and Established Her Own Impact

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

Lumbie Mlambo of Texas traveled back to Africa after her father’s passing to finish the philanthropic work that he started. The problem is that it (the work) wasn’t where she thought and, as it turned out, the work wasn’t something the locals wanted. They wanted clean water and pretty much told her if she didn’t have water to give them, …

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Alana Stott, Mrs. Scotland, 2018 (UK)

In Game Changers 15, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Humanitarianism by Mary Kurek1 Comment

Mrs. Scotland 2018, Alana Stott, is Using Her Crown and Her Family to Help Combat Human Trafficking Alana Stott is a wife, mother of 2, business owner, philanthropist, activist, speaker, and avid wine enthusiast. She firmly believes nothing is impossible and having it all is a choice completely within your own power. Alana was the force behind the Pan American …

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Philanthropist, Fashion, and Interior Designer Alpha Blackburn (US)

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Alpha Blackburn is Inspiring Philanthropy Through Building Youth and Community Mrs. Alpha Blackburn was born into a large family of frugal means in Lynchburg, Virginia.  She attended Howard University in Washington, DC on a nationally competitive scholarship, an education she treasures, as she shares that education was “hard-won” in her family and thusly, quite appreciated.  Alpha graduated cum laude with …

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Philanthropist and Family Office CEO, Vin Lee (US)

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Vin Lee is a Philanthropist Who Helps Luxury Brands Build Wealth That They Can Share Mr. Vin Lee is the CEO of family office Grand Metropolitan founded in Beverly Hills, CA. The group specializes in acquiring distressed assets and brands within the luxury goods industries with a primary focus on jewelry and home furnishings.  Over the last three decades, Grand …

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Guest Editor: Wendy Steele, Founder, Impact 100 – Small Investments-Big Impact

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Welcome to this very special edition of The Introducer Global Impact Networking Magazine! This issue will focus on creating a legacy as we share inspiring stories from across the globe of change-makers determined to make the world a better place through their ideas, action, and contribution. Our hope in sharing these important stories is not only to spread the word …

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Philanthropist Doris Buffett, The Sunshine Lady (US)

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Publisher’s Note:  So long ago, I can’t remember exactly when, I had the privilege of interviewing Doris Buffett for a television show I produced and hosted locally.  We met at the area domestic violence program’s women’s shelter (one of her favorite charitable projects) and talked about philanthropy and her legacy.  Funny, gutsy, and completely authentic, this amazing lady knew exactly …

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

In Game Changers 14 by Mary Kurek3 Comments

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 …