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Tech Her 2 Greatness Provides Training That Leads to Internships For African Girls

In Africa, Education, gender equality, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

 Sadiya Murtala is a leader and digital skills trainer with the Mentor Her to Greatness Program produced by the Center for Peace Advocacy and Sustainable Development, headquartered in Nigeria. This year, the program launched a digital marketing and skills training course for African girls called Tech Her 2 Greatness, with Sadiya at the lead. In this interview, we meet …

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Geofrey Julius is Creating a Competitive Education and Entrepreneurship Environment in Tanzania

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

Geofrey Julius is a young entrepreneur and dedicated solution provider when it comes to education that brings the best opportunities to youth. As the Chairman and CEO of ICESA-AFRICA headquartered in Tanzania, Geofrey Julius aims to build leaders with skills and experiences that matter in upper-level business settings. Through a combination of training, conference events, and programs, ICESA-AFRICA is bringing …

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Mentor Her to Greatness Program Leaders Talk About New Tech Training for Youth

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

A spin-off from the Center for Peace Advocacy and Sustainable Development and The African Transformer Institute, headquartered in Nigeria, the Mentor Her to Greatness Program matches girls from around the world with mentors and includes some skills development, and opportunities to grow as young leaders, filled with confidence.  The program now is launching its own tech course. Sadiya Murtala of …

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Global Governance and Diplomacy Course Launched by FIGHR Ambassador and Sub Saharan Open University

In Diplomat, Education, GGD, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

After several Frontrunners Innovate Interviewees mentioned interest in knowing more about ambassadorship and United Nations resources, Federation of International Gender and Human Rights Ambassador, Ghazala Khan, stepped up and partnered with HE Dr. Osita Aniemeka, President of the Sub Saharan Open University in Nigeria. An administrative team was assembled to include Aaron Smith of Workplace Readiness Solutions and Mary Kurek, …

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Abdellah Aouf Creates Job Opportunities for Unskilled Youth Through the Unique GO Platform

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

Abdellah Aouf is an Algerian entrepreneur based in the United States solving the issue of unskilled candidates in the job market through a platform that provides hand-picked matching and training solutions that benefit candidates and employers. GO Platform is a creative solution to a problem Abdellah realized in Algeria where tech-jobs weren’t being filled by the available workforce. They are …

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Arafat Lesheve Proves Youth Are Making a Difference in Tanzania

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Education, Employment, Empowerment, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Arafat Lesheve is one of the most accomplished young people you’ll meet. In his early 20s, Arafat has created more opportunities for youth in Tanzania than anyone would believe. This 25-year-old, already an independent consultant, is serving a title under the Prime Minister’s Office, is a nonprofit founder, and an awarded young visionary. Oh, and he’s already on the path …

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VR Small Helps Women Veterans Find Their Entrepreneurial Spirit

In Publisher Channel, veterans by ihelmadmin

VR Small is now a Texas local with a great mission as the Founder and CEO of Veteran Women’s Enterprise Center.  She helps women veterans through programs that train in entrepreneurship and other important transitional skills. VR talked with Frontrunners Innovate Producer and Business Developer, Mary Kurek, about how she developed the Center, and who they are looking for to …

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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 …

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Judith Getugi Founded WeRBinti To Help African Women in Healthcare Careers

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Life Lab by Mary Kurek

Judith Getugi of Kenya is a Pharmacist with a serious understanding of the hardship of young African women who are in or heading into a healthcare career.  She founded WeRBinti to bring global mentorship to an organized format to help young women in this space grow, excel, and learn all the pieces of entrepreneurship and personal care to make the …

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Game Changer Dr. Osita Aniemeka is Training Youth as Entrepreneurs and “Agropreneurs” To Industrialize Nigeria

In Features 14 by Mary Kurek4 Comments

From interview and content provided by Dr. Osita Aniemeka, Director in Residence, Central Bank of Nigeria – South East Entrepreneurship Development Center The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is promoting a new strategic initiative aimed at growing the Entrepreneurial Quotient (EQ) of Nigerians by establishing Entrepreneurship Development Centres in the six (6) Geopolitical Zones of Nigeria. South East Entrepreneurship Development …