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Frontrunners Youth League

The Frontrunners Youth Impact League is… is the youth network that is “sistered” to The Frontrunners League of Social Impact Innovation and our partners, Living Learning & Working, Inc. Produced by Frontrunners Development, Inc. (Advancing global innovators)   Overview Problem:  Youth, on a broader global scale are not learning the critical social skills necessary to advance in education, find meaningful work, …

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[UPDATE – OCT 2019] WHY Mentors Launches Plus Climate Change & The Circular Economy

World Hope Youth Mentors (WHYMentors) Launches This Week!  (Feature photo is Mary Kurek with her mentee Marley Dozier) We’re delighted to announce that the World Hope Youth Mentors (WHY Mentor) program officially launched last week in partnership with the Sub Saharan Open University in Nigeria. The WHY Mentors pilot program matches 23 mentees from 5 countries (3 in Africa) with …

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GLOBAL MENTORING PROGRAM LAUNCHES AFTER A MAGAZINE REVEALS NEED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/9/19 Atlantic Beach, NC:  This week, the President and CEO of Frontrunners Development, Inc., Mary Kurek, announced the launch of the World Hope Youth Mentors (WHYMentors) program in partnership with the Sub Saharan Open University in Nigeria. The program is the result of interviews conducted while Kurek was producing an edition of her social-impact magazine. The WHYMentors pilot program matches 23 mentees from 5 countries …

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[UPDATE – AUG 2019] #15 The Introducer – Legacy Impact | Youth Impact League Mentoring Moving Fast | Creative Solutions to US Rural Unemployment | and more…

  SPECIAL EDITION of The Introducer – #15 – Royals, Diplomats and Philanthopists: Legacy Impact Wow, it’s been a busy Summer so far!  The 15th Edition of The Introducer is now live; it speaks directly to The Introducer/The Frontrunners League’s core mission: create impact for good, with a focus on legacy impact. A huge thank you to Wendy Steele, Frontrunners …

[UPDATE – JULY 2019] 14th Edition The Introducer – Developing Youth as Global Citizens: The Survival Mission; Blockchain Women Still Leading the Way

The Introducer: 14th EDITION JULY/AUGUST 2019 Developing Youth as Global Citizens: The Survival Mission The 14th Edition of The Introducer, released this month, has already set in motion a phenomenal global chain reaction to empower young people as tomorrow’s leaders.  This is just the tip of the iceberg – when the featured gamechangers and Youth Impact League members start collaborating …

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THE INTRODUCER MAGAZINE PARTNERS WITH CONVERGE2XCELERATE CONFERENCE

Mary Kurek, President/CEO of Frontrunners Development, Inc. & Publisher of The Introducer Magazine, (a web-based social-impact focused publication) is partnering with Tory Cenaj, CEO of Partners in Digital Health on the 3rd Annual Converge2Xcellerate Conference to be held October 15, 2019 at the Seaport World Trade  Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Partners in Digital Health publishes the ATA-endorsed Blockchain in Healthcare …

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[UPDATE – June 2019] The magic of STEM education, how not-for-profit leaders are creating impact, and new book – blockchain for global social change

STEM education with a dash of magic If you’re looking to rekindle some of the magic from the long lazy days of your childhood summer holidays, then you’ll love to hear what Meghan Gardner’s (#1 The Introducer) up to with Guard Up! Inc, her STEM adventure company.  Guard Up! Inc delivers story-based summer camps with children and young people playing a …

[Update: 03-06-2019] #TechforGood, first League youth member and a stress consultant in action

Bridget Edwards, Stress Consultant Extraordinaire League member, Bridget Edwards (The Introducer #6, Women’s Empowerment), Stress Consultant, has recently been called upon to use her skills and talents in a disaster situation that was right on her doorstep.  Her timely intervention made an incredible difference to those caught up in the emergency situation. Bridget picks up the story.  She explains that …

[Update: 02-25-2019] Dazzling sports sponsorships and pushing the diversity and inclusion agenda

More STEM opportunities offered to students from diverse backgrounds Chance Glenn (The Introducer #3) is leveraging his position as Dean at the College of Engineering, Technology, and Physical Sciences at Alabama A&M University to ensure that the uni creates opportunities that promote social inclusion.  Chance says: ‘We lead the state in the number of African Americans who get STEM degrees here. …

[Update: 02-21-2019] Advisory Board Member Spotlight, the value of healthtech and increasing your brand’s awareness

Spotlight on Wendy Steele, Frontrunners League Advisory Board Member Continuing on our theme of introducing the Frontrunners League’s Advisory Board Members, this week is the turn of Wendy Steele (#6 The Introducer) to step into the spotlight… Impact 100 Wendy originally featured in the Women’s Empowerment issue of The Introducer.  This is very fitting in her role as both Founder and …

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Request for Referrals to Game Changers in Education

In preparation for the next issue of the magazine, I’m starting to do interviews with game changers in the education space. I’m looking for real innovators (globally) who are finding interesting new ways to educate youth, prepare them for higher learning, or get them ready for the workforce. If you know someone, please let me know. mary@marykurek.com

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