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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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Ambassador Ghazala Khan Meets with Young Policymakers to Answer Questions

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Life Lab, Publisher Channel by Casey Riley

What you see below is a clip of a Q & A conversation between Ambassador Ghazala Khan of Pakistan, Prince Omenihu, James Akan, Chukwuma Okenwa, (Nigeria), and Sam Dougherty (US). The young leaders have an interest in policymaking as well as understanding how the United Nations can be of assistance to them as they try to make impactful changes in …

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James Akan Aims High To Lead Through Policy to Create Change for African Youth

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Publisher Channel, Youth by Casey Riley

Already a policymaker with policy drafts in his hands, James Akan uses his position as a Spokesperson at Democracy Africa Youth Parliament as a training ground for bigger dreams in governance. James’ passion is only eclipsed by his intelligence about how to create change through policymaking and, like a smart governing leader, he listens to the youth he is serving …

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Ambassador Ghazala Khan is Helping to Make History with Social Impact Policy Making

In Empowerment, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

Her Excellency, Ghazala Khan, is a United Nations Diplomat and Mission Head/Ambassador at the Federation of International Gender and Human Rights (FIGHR) to The Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Her twenty-year background in finance, business development, training, and mentoring in the private sector and all sizes of NGOs supports the Ambassador’s current efforts at developing systems and process solutions for huge …

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Enrique Mendizabal Helps The World’s Researchers Develop Better Think Tanks

In Publisher Channel, Think Tanks by Mary Kurek

Enrique Mendizabal comes from a think tank background. He’s been involved in studying think tanks and evidence-based policy and policy entrepreneurship for over 20 years. In 2010, he headed the Research and Policy in Development (RAPID) programme at the Overseas Development Institute where he led the organisation’s research and practice on think tanks, networks, research communications, and policy influence. RAPID’s …