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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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Francisca Noronha Builds Mozambique Youth Opportunities No Matter the Challenges

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

Francisca Noronha is an African Youth Charter Hustler at the African Union (AU). Her mission in Mozambique is to advocate for youth and promote policies that allow for more opportunities for youth to live a good life. Francisca’s work extends to working on establishing monitoring and reporting mechanisms that tie to the African Union Office of the Youth Envoy with …

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Godfrey Chacha Works to Prepare Youth for Success in Tanzania

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Godfrey Chacha is a Youth Development Specialist at the Prime Minister’s Office in the United Republic of Tanzania. His work focuses on programs that will assist the up-and-coming workforce in the country. The programs develop opportunities, build leadership skills, scholarship education for those that need assistance, provide volunteer opportunities, and empower youth with self-advocacy.  Chacha informs that the voices of …

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James Akan Aims High To Lead Through Policy to Create Change for African Youth

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

Already a policymaker with policy drafts in his hands, James Akan uses his position as a Spokesperson at Democracy Africa Youth Parliament as a training ground for bigger dreams in governance. James’ passion is only eclipsed by his intelligence about how to create change through policymaking and, like a smart governing leader, he listens to the youth he is serving …

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Jolyne Jelimo on Developing Youth Leaders in Education Cohorts Around the Globe

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Jolyne Jelimo is the country head and Vice President of Global Goodwill Ambassadors (GGA) for Kenya.  Her rise to this leadership position shows you exactly where her values lie as a rising influencer in her country, especially when it comes to impacting education, economic development, and youth mindset.  The latter is more important than you may think, especially, within the …

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Teenager from Tanzania Becomes Public Speaker and Youth Influencer

In Features22 by Mary Kurek1 Comment

Publisher’s Note:  I feel what you’re about to see is actually a  Frontrunners Innovate success story. I met Namara Lwansa when her father contacted me after our mental health edition of the magazine was released.  He shared that he had a young daughter who had done an educational video on mental health and asked if I wanted to see the …

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Game Changer: Pastor Winterbourne Harrison-Jones (United States)

In Game Changers 14 by Mary Kurek3 Comments

Winterbourne Harrison-Jones Develops Youth Through Experiential Learning The Reverend Dr. Winterbourne LaPucelle Harrison-Jones, is a scholar, author, ecclesial leader, and distinguished Churchman out of the lineage of Dr. William Augustus Jones, Dr. James Forbes, Dr. Mordecai Wyatt Johnson, and Dr. Howard Thurman. A fifth-generation minister, Dr. Harrison-Jones is widely sought after as a preacher, speaker, and workshop facilitator. Reverend Harrison-Jones …

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The Introducer is Launching A Youth Mentoring Project With Game Changers in the 14th Edition

In Features 14 by Mary Kurek2 Comments

The Introducer Launching New Global Mentoring Project with Youth Program Game Changers As the Founder and Producer of The Introducer, I get to talk with some of the most brilliant minds on our planet – people who are working on solutions to world problems with such passion that it humbles me to the core.  Through the process of getting to …

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Game Changer: Fannie Delavelle (United States)

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Fannie Delavelle on her legacy at the World Bank Youth Summit Fannie Delavelle is an Analyst at the World Bank Gender Innovation Lab in Washington D.C., and the Manager & Co-Chair of the World Bank Youth Summit 2018 on Human Capital. Since joining the World Bank in 2017, she has worked on leveraging disruptive technologies like blockchain and 3D printing …

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Living the Legends of Others by Meghan Gardner

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At Wizards and Warriors STEM Camp, our campers are Heroes who play a role in an ongoing live story where they battle monsters and solve mysteries, while “powering up” through learning STEM. It sounds like a computer game, but campers are actually wearing costumes, wielding foam swords, and running into battle with their friends at their side.  However, at this …