View Post

Mother – An Abode

In Art and Culture, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Young poet, Chaitali Sinha of India shares with us this poem honoring mothers on their special day.   Chaitali is an aspiring design student from Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. At the age of 12 years, she was inspired by nature and started writing poems as a hobby. She blogs under the title “Life View Through Poems with Chaitali.” This is where …

View Post

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 …

View Post

Mary Kurek Speaks on Frontrunners Impact on Equality and Empowerment

In Empowerment, News by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

From Mary Kurek:  On International Peace Day 2020 (Sept. 21), I had the privilege of speaking on a panel for an event called “Gender Roles in Shaping Peace Together” – First Ladies Shared Forum, a UNGA75 session side event hosted by Africana Women Working Group – UN2020.  What follows below are the remarks I made as a member of the …

View Post

Ambassador, United State of Women, Dr. Khalilah Shabazz (US)

In Education, equality, Game Changers 15, womensempowerment by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Dr. Shabazz is Promoting Equality For Women of Color in the Education Pipeline Dr. Khalilah Shabazz likens the transformative journey of the butterfly to her own life of challenges, resilience, vulnerability, and change. An Indianapolis, IN native, Shabazz started college as an 18 yr. old single-parent purposed to shatter the stereotype of the uneducated and unproductive teenage mother and later …