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Chukwuemeka Orukwowu Delivers New Global Platform for Youth Opportunities

In Education, Empowerment, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

  Click here for Audio Podcast   Chukwuemeka Orukwowu is a young leader in Africa who is using his talents to help other youth around the world find their path and create sustainable success.  As the founder of Audacious Agenda Youth Network, Chukwuemeka realized as he was growing into his own role in society that it was quite challenging knowing …

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

In Game Changers 15, Humanitarianism by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

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 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: Erna Grasz (United States & Africa)

In Africa, Education, Empowerment, Game Changers 14 by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Erna Grasz is Educating East African Youth to Thrive in a Global Economy Erna Grasz was raised by an immigrant father and an orphaned mother in the deep south of Mississippi and Texas. She developed a passion for education at a young age through her teachers and Girl Scout leaders despite her family background of not attending college. She quickly …