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Ambassador and Fashion Designer Gilbert Boye Teaches By Inspiring Planet-Friendly Designs

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Diplomat, Publisher Channel by ihelmadmin

Ambassador Gilbert Boye teaches Management In Living and General Knowledge In Art while developing his own fashion business, Gabidezin House of Fashion, in Ghana. His unique style matches his mission to help alleviate waste and create sustainable solutions that can be adopted throughout communities. Amb Boye speaks with Frontrunners Innovate Producer and Impact Business Developer, Mary Kurek about how he’s …

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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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Editor’s Perspective: Checking in on Planet Earth During the Pandemic

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So many articles I’ve read lately indicate that the planet, itself, is enjoying a respite from the fumes, emissions, smog, and air quality issues that have long plagued our more metropolitan areas.  Perhaps that’s not all.  So, with Earth Day 2020 very much in mind, below I’ll share some excerpts from a few articles I’ve read recently that reveal some …

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Your Opportunities for Impact: 19th Edition on Sustainable Development in Africa

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Producing the 19th edition of Frontrunners Innovate on Self-Sustaining Continent-African Innovations for Development was a labor love for myself and Dr. Osita Aniemeka.  The people who shared stories of impact and offered suggestions and ideas on how to achieve sustainable development are remarkable.   Normally, about a week after we release a new edition of the magazine, we put up a …

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Game Changer: John Shegerian (United States)

In Climate, environment, Game Changers 16, Planet by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

John Shegerian is a serial social entrepreneur who focuses on solving global problems through game-changing innovation to build successful, socially responsible impact companies.  As co-founder and Executive Chairman of ERI, he has played a significant role in paving the way for the electronic recycling and ITAD industries as a whole. Building ERI from the ground up, Shegerian has helped lead …

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Game Changer: Ngozika Onyekwelu (Zambia)

In Africa, Climate, Game Changers 16, Planet by Mary Kurek2 Comments

Ngozika was born in the City of London in 1978 but went to Bishops Lee Boarding School in Zimbabwe at the age 5. Being the youngest girl and one of a few black girls in the school she only managed to school there for 6 months as she missed her mother. After a few years at an International School in …