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Frontrunners Youth League

The Frontrunners Youth Impact League is… a program in collaboration with The Frontrunners League of Social Impact Innovation and our partners, Living Learning & Working, Inc. Produced by Frontrunners Development, Inc. (Advancing global innovators)   Pilot 2019 – Official Launch 2020   Click here for a version with better audio.  (3 min) Overview Problem:  Youth, on a broader global scale are …

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[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 …

[Update: 02-12-2019] GDPR (looking after our Members’ data) and social impact awards

GDPR – looking after League Members’ data You’ve most likely heard of GDPR – but you may be less sure of exactly what it means.  General Data Protection Regulation – to give it its full name – is now enshrined in EU law and is based around the central premise that there will be more transparency around how individuals’ data …

[Update: 02-05-2019] The Introducer #11 – Women Leaders in Blockchain

Delighted to bring you the long-awaited round-up from The Introducer #11 – Women Leaders in Blockchain.  We suspected that this issue would be a cracker; however, even we were taken by surprise by the frenzy of activity that it’s created. This blog post can only touch the surface of what the Frontrunners League has set in motion: a group of game-changing …

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[Update: 01-17-2019] New Directory for League Members and Health/Fintech news

Planned New Directory for The League The League is growing fast and we feel it’s vital that you can easily and efficiently contact other League members, as well as see one another’s current networking interests.  To this end, we’re developing a Members’ Directory.  Once this is live, it will replace the existing profiles which some of you have created on …

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[Update 01-09-2019] How you end a year (and start a new one): Partnerships, Money and Disruptive innovations.

THIS IS HOW YOU END A YEAR: PARTNERSHIPS, MONEY, AND DISRUPTIVE INNOVATIONS…THE FRONTRUNNERS LEAGUE AND 2018 IN 2018, OUR FRONTRUNNERS LEAGUE MEMBERS CREATED AI MEDICAL CHATBOTS, FORMED PARTNERSHIPS WITH AN INTERNATIONAL BRANCH OF THE RED CROSS AND THE WORLD HEALTH ORG, AND SECURED MAJOR FUNDING FOR AWARD-WINNING INNOVATIONS. AND, THAT ISN’T ALL… So much of what happens within the League …

[Update: 12-10-2018] A focus on young people and some health tech developments

  There is definitely a young people’s theme running through this week’s round-up of League members’ news.  This includes how awe-inspiring they are (the young people, I mean – it’s a given that this already applies to our members!) and how to harnesss some of this energy and potential to co-create some amazing opportunities. Two Sisters on a Mission Sultan …

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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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