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New Opportunities – Frontrunner Spots for Nonprofits and Businesses

In Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

While we at Frontrunners Development, Inc. work at sourcing Frontrunners in places where impact potential meets a good fit with a particular business development project we’ve got going, we know our focus may leave many out of the spotlight who are generally doing great work.  We’d like to make it easier for nonprofits, charities, founders/innovators, consultants, and speakers/authors to step under …

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Ambassador Ghazala Khan Talks with Frontrunners Development Founder Mary Kurek

In Diplomat, Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, Publisher Channel, The Next Generation Leaders, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

Federation of Gender and Human Rights Ambassador, Ghazala Khan, interviewed Mary Kurek about how the Frontrunners properties (the League Partner Community and the Innovate Media Platform) came to be. As friends and business partners, the Ambassador and Mary talk conversationally about how Mary began her company and what types of projects and partnerships are happening with her business development work. …

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Your Greater Good Business Accelerates When You Astound Yourself

In Life Lab, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

“If we did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” – Thomas Edison. Either you start out knowing you are creating a social enterprise, or at some point, decide that what you are doing leans so heavy in that direction that you must follow it – completely surrender – and give it your all.  The …

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Adeyinka Adewale and Genevieve Bosah Talk About the Africa Social Innovators Network

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

Adeyinka Adewale founded the Africa Social Innovators Network after he arrived in the UK from his homeland in Africa and began working with young people at a local church on developing confidence and empowerment toward education and entrepreneurship. The youth needed help in confidence-building and some skills to tackle creating a better future for themselves.  The solution began forming in …

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Development work with Rawan Taha

In Fill Your Mind With Namara by Casey Riley

Development work is what keeps the world going.  Organisations that deal with development work assist people who need help. These organisations are very important. And, I managed to talk to a person who has worked in the field.  Rawan Taha has shown us so many important things about running an organisation and how much fulfillment results from working with people …

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Mario Regis of the Abundance Program Promotes New Mindset for Community Problem Solving

In Climate, Economic Development, Publisher Channel by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

It’s no secret that we believe significant impact is where the goal should be in achieving solutions to big problems with lots of political and social “moving parts.”  But getting to a doable solution is nearly impossible for so many communities around the world and innovators who believe they have the golden ticket to impact.  Enter, the Abundance Program – …

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After 2020 – A Poem By a Young African Influencer and Empowerment Advocate

In Africa Innovators and Influencers, Fill Your Mind With Namara by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Namara Lwansa is the youngest member of The Frontrunners League (global group of influencers, innovators, and advocates).  An up-and-coming leader in Tanzania, Namara works hard at her studies and studies hard at what is becoming her “work.”  Better said…her “impact.”  Namara is the first young blogger to have her own spot here within Frontrunners Innovate.  We hope you will encourage …

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Closed Loop Partners’ Innovation Ecosystem for a Circular Economy

In Climate, Game Changers 13, Introducer Game Changers and World NGOs' Best Impact 13, Planet by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Danielle Joseph is a Director and Investment Officer at Closed Loop Partners, an organization developed in 2014 for the purpose of fostering a circular economy in order to achieve zero waste…(it’s how they go about meeting their mission that is fascinating, so read on.) Danielle is responsible for managing Closed Loop Ventures – an investment fund focused on early-stage innovations …

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Jake Harriman and Nuru International Address Challenges in Violence-Prone Areas with Solutions to Extreme Poverty

In Agriculture, Peace, Poverty by Lisa Cole1 Comment

In 2003, while serving as a Platoon Commander in the US Marine Corps Jake had a critically defining moment in his life…the kind of shock that changes you forever.  It’s not a pretty story, but it’s one of the most riveting I think I’ve heard. Hear it for yourself. More on Jake’s story here. Jake attended Stanford Graduate School of …

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The New Executive Director for The World Business Council for Sustainable Development Talks About Impact

In Game Changers 13, Introducer Game Changers and World NGOs' Best Impact 13 by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Meet Bill Sisson, The World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) new Executive Director for North America.  Bill joined the WBCSD in January of this year, but, he is no stranger to the organization’s mission.  From the WBCSD’s own announcement of Bill’s new role… “he was UTC’s Liaison Delegate and co-chaired several of WBCSD’s member-driven projects, most notably the Energy …