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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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Amb. Devon Bannister Connects Art to Affordable Education to Advance Professional Opportunities

In Art and Culture, Diplomat, Education, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

H.E. Ambassador Dr Devon Bannister is one of those amazing people who figured out who he was fairly early on and started connecting his talents to impact. Amb. Bannister, a native of Guyana, now lives and works in New York State teaching at Farmingdale State College, performing Chancellor duties, and running his own nonprofit called Mac/Ban Arts. Mac/Ban Arts holds …

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Ambassador Keith Kithsiri Creates Impact at Both Ends of the Age Range

In Aging, Diplomat, Health, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Ambassador Kithsiri is a native of Sri Lanka who has spent years building and supporting schools in villages there and working as the country’s Ambassador to Qatar. Now, retired from diplomatic service and living in the US, Ambassador Kithsiri, recounts his experience as a caregiver of a parent with Alzheimer’s. That experience prompted him to build and operate Alzheimer’s and …

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Joyce Nwatuobi is Creating Greater Accessibility in Kidney Care and Behavioral Health

In Health, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Joyce Nwatuobi is the CEO of ThriveHealth, based in Wisconsin, in the United States. Her mission is to improve patient care by creating a quality suite of telehealth products focused on specialty fields. Those fields would be kidney care and behavioral health. Both of these specialty fields are not easily accessible in community emergency rooms, prisons, and small clinics, where …

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Yemi Jackson Helps Companies Improve Their Representation of Women in Leadership Positions

In Africa, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

From Africa to the UK, Yemi Jackson made the challenging transition to a different culture.  She understood what it felt like to be different.  As she grew, she continued transitioning through her work life, and was surprisingly strategic as she navigated her career from accounting all the way to entrepreneurship. Founding Engage Transform in 2017, she decided to make a …

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Meet Our Partner: US Africa Trade Council

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Titus Olowokere, Exec Dir of US Africa Trade Council, making remarks at The Africa Diaspora SME Business Forum on July 14, 2016, at Gallup Headquarters in Washington, DC. This event was the first curtain-raiser for President Obama’s upcoming second U.S.-Africa Business Forum that was held shortly thereafter in New York on September 21, 2016 on the margins of the United Nations …

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Networking Connections in The Introducer: Royals, Philanthropists, & Diplomats

In Features15, Networking Opps by Mary Kurek3 Comments

Our most popular post is ready.  Last edition’s “Networking Connections” post on Linkedin surpassed the number of views on the posting of the actual magazine the first day we posted it.  These are the business opportunities we see between game-changers in the current and past editions of the magazine. We do this about a week after each edition goes live.  …