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Amir Dossal Connects WEF and UN with Global Healthcare as a Unifying Priority

In Diplomat, Health, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Amir Dossal is the Pres. and CEO of the Global Partnerships Forum who was recently appointed as a Distinguished Fellow with the World Economic Forum (WEF) with a focus on global healthcare. Along with serving as a Commissioner for the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development co-established by ITU and UNESCO, he serves as Co-Founder and Executive Vice Chair for Blockchain …

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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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Mehmet Sukru Guzel Supports International Peace by Solving and Preventing Conflicts

In Human Rights, Peace, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Professor Dr. Mehmet Sukru Guzel says he’s not the most popular man when he gets to a location in conflict, but, he is the person with the most potential for resolving disputes. Three times nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, Guzel understands and utilizes constitutional intentions and global security laws, among other tools, to provide a path to peace. He …

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Maxwell Matewere is Saving Human Trafficking Victims

In Africa, Child Abuse, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Maxwell Matewere is a National Project Officer who works in the UN Office on Drugs and Crime. He is a Law and Crime Prevention expert in Malawi. He has been recognized by the US State Dept. as a global hero for championing national responses to human trafficking crime. Maxwell has a popular book that spotlights the stories in Malawi that …

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Katja Iversen Sets Equality and Purpose-Driven Leadership on the Sustainability Path

In gender equality, Human Rights, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

Katja Iversen fills several roles under the titles of influencer and leader that include author, speaker, consultant, board member, and policymaker. Her work over the course of 25 years has been significant in making a difference to girls, women leaders, and politicians worldwide, thus pulling her from her UN work to the private world into board rooms, serving on presidential …

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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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Event: Daughters Global Girls Mentorship Program Announces Girls Global Poetry Project

In Art and Culture, Empowerment, Events by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Daughters of Global Leadership Mentoring Program (Daughters Global) Coordinators are pleased to announce a special Girls Global Poetry Project.  Details below: About the Project: The project will be a booklet of poems written in English by girls (14-18 yrs)  around the world on subjects significant to their lives and experiences.  It can be a thought piece on a broad topic …

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Investor Interview – Laura Hoemeke – Global Health Consultant

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Global Health Consultant, Laura Hoemeke, is interviewed by publisher, Mary Kurek, about her work with large NGOs and funded projects.  Laura’s clients include WHO, UN, World Bank, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Laura’s work takes her into marginalized countries with a network and a knowledge base that are worth drawing upon. She shares some nuggets of wisdom in …

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Sustainable Power to Thrive: A Nigerian Power Sector Story

In energy, Features 19 by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

By Westley Igbo (Featured image is of a trader benefitting from one of REA’s projects) We all want a developed world – a climate-friendly place, free from poverty, gender discrimination, and social unrest. A world basking in the euphoria of economic prosperity with access to quality healthcare and career opportunities. It all sounds wonderful, but to build this society, we …

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Climate Action and Agriculture Impact Focused on Nigeria

In Africa, Climate, Features 16 by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Editor’s Note:  Below you’ll find two people who are focusing their work and ideas on creating sustainable development in Africa by working on climate change solutions in Nigeria.  Adewumi Mojisola (we call her Sola) is no stranger to The Introducer readers.  She was featured in our 14th edition on Developing Youth as Global Citizens.  It’s no surprise then that you’d …