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Omar Bah is a Former African Refugee Running for the US Congress on a Platform of Humanitarianism

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

Omar Bah lives in Rhode Island and is the Founder of the Refugee Dream Center, a place of resources and opportunities offering a hand up as opposed to a handout. Omar is also a former journalist who endured captivity and torture before escaping from his homeland in Africa. Now, an accomplished trauma counselor, author, and a visible advocate for creating …

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HERA Gives Access to Free Healthcare Resources and Compliance Messaging to Refugees in Turkey

In Features23, Health by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Aral Sürmeli is a medical professional turned innovator and entrepreneur.  Though he’s received a good bit of his education in Harvard circles, Aral is using his knowledge and experience to create solutions to problems, particularly ones that impact the enormous refugee population in Turkey. Aral and the HERA team of 6 have been working steadily on developing and finetuning a …

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Her Highness, Princess (Dr.) Dato’ Seri Romona Murad (Malaysia)

In Diplomat, Education, Empowerment, energy, Health, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek1 Comment

Princess (Dr.) Dato’ Seri Romona Murad is Malaysia’s Ambassador of International Peace Her Highness Princess (Dr)  Dato’ Seri Romona Murad comes from an illustrious lineage that includes Alexander the Great and continues back to Isaac, the son of Abraham.  Her royal bloodline, she says, is on her father’s side (through his father’s side) and is documented and archived at the …

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Ikea Foundation’s Refugee and Youth Programs Create Sustainable Livelihoods

In Features 14, Human Rights, Youth by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Annemieke Tsike-Sossah on the Ikea Foundation’s new portfolio strategy: Under Ikea Foundation’s new Climate and Livelihoods Strategy, the ambition is to include refugee livelihoods as part of the target groups and as a cross-cutting opportunity. Annemieke is leading the Foundation’s efforts to do this in the most meaningful way and also explore which systems-changes and global opportunities exist for the …

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13th Edition: Networking Connections Identified

In Features 13, Introducer Game Changers and World NGOs' Best Impact 13, Networking Opps by Mary Kurek1 Comment

As is our practice at The Introducer Magazine, a few days following the release of an edition, we point out who we see needs to be connecting with whom in the current and previous editions.  Our goal:  stir up meaningful connections and networking that leads to the expansion of impact.  It’s that time, so here we go: Note:  (When you …