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Dr Osita Aniemeka Shares Event Details of the Youthgether Global Second Anniversary Celebration

In Africa, African Influence, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Youthgether Global (a youth development organization) chaired by Dr. Osita Aniemeka, Chancellor of the Sub Saharan Open University, Nigeria, talks with Frontrunners Innovate Producer and Host, Mary Kurek, about the August 12, 2022 event celebrating Youthgether’s second anniversary and the UN International Youth Day. Dr. Aniemeka shares details of the agenda and speakers that will be on the roster for …

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Frontrunners Development YouTube Channel Explainer

In Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Publisher Note: We’ve curated our videos on YouTube into categories that loosely match up with the UN Sustainable Development Goals to make it easier for viewers to find and connect with potential partners, like innovators with fascinating and investible inventions, diplomats with information to share about a new direction and a solution needed, or an NGO that might have been …

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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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Woody Juste is Motivating Youth in Haiti to Work on Climate and Ocean Health

In Climate, Planet, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 To listen to the audio version of this interview, click the arrow Woody Juste is an agronomist and a leading advocate in Haiti focusing on climate change. Woody has represented Haiti at the Caribbean Youth Parliament on Climate Justice and has expanded that experience into consultancy and projects that educate youth and create solution-based action. Woody shares the projects …

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Sharon Aggrey Takes the UN SDGS to Ghana’s Universities and Communities

In Africa, African Influence, Education, Empowerment, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Sharon Rose Aggrey is a Certified Sustainability Leader. The training that bestowed that title also bestowed the mission to create an SDG-focused project. She went beyond to create a nonprofit (Global Foundation for Community Development) that is moving SDG training to all of the universities in Ghana and also to communities with a systematic approach to determining needs and then …

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UN SDG 1 – No Poverty and How Goal17 is The One Solution

In Poverty, Publisher Channel by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

(What follows is based on a talk given by Mary Kurek for SDGs Academy/Pakistan:  Focus on Poverty)  1/16/22 Let me give you a vision – it’s a good one.  It’s a beautiful day in the village, unlike a few years ago. Instead of piles of smelly trash marinating in the heat, starving little children sleeping on the streets, unemployed youth …

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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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Onochie Lawrence is Helping to Bank the UN SDGs

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Climate, Economic Development, Funding, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Onochie Lawrence, through The Bank of Africa, is moving toward providing sustainable solutions to energy and water needs within the African continent and then moving outward to other areas and into other impact spaces. From his headquarters in The Gambia, Onochie, who serves as Secretary-General of the bank, considers solutions for all of the UN SDGs, but, energy and water …