[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 …

[Update: 11-15-2018] Social impact from pre-schoolers to veterans!

  #10 The Introducer – Veteran Advocates and Entrepreneurs Globally, November is the month when many countries remember their soldiers – both those that fell in wars and also those who served and came home as veterans.   This edition of The Introducer showcases the social impact leaders who are empowering them to do this. The breadth of the support offered …

UPDATE 11-02-18: Disaster Readiness and Relief + Top Tips to Leverage The League to Grow Your Social Impact

  The Introducer Special Edition (Fall 2018) – Disaster Readiness and Relief Thanks to all the Frontrunner Members and other colleagues who’ve contributed to the recently released special edition of The Introducer: Disaster Readiness and Relief.  It’s been a real team effort to pull together this ground-breaking issue which has been gathering some awesome comments from Emergency Management and Disaster …

UPDATE: 9-25-2018 ‘Hello’ to the latest tech for good | supporting rural communities

I’m delighted to bring you the round-up of this week’s news from the Frontrunner League Members.   Say ‘hello’ to the Shruder Machine Mark Wolf, League Member and CTO at The Plastic Collective, is proud to introduce you to the ‘Shruder’ machine.   It’s a unique mobile waste plastic recycling unit, which not only fits into a 6×4 ft trailer, and runs …

UPDATE: 9-15-2018 Business and Grant Opportunities Happening

Many of you know that I was in the midst of Hurricane Florence the last few days.  Thank you for your kind words and thoughts/prayers.  We’re in first day 9-15-2018 of seeing what damage has been done and start to assess the challenges needed to get life back to normal:  power, food, gas for cars and generators, chainsaws, stable cell service, …

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UPDATE: 9-3-18 Region 6 Africa Union in Canada Project in the Works

Here’s the update: Next issue of The Introducer Magazine on 9/9/18.  Those who have been featured in it are already on the distribution list, but, if you are not and don’t want to miss the issue, go to www.marykurek.com and fill in the subscription box at the bottom. New short video for you to help you get clearer on the …

UPDATE: 8-26-18 Know a Greater-Good Millionaire or a University Innovation Lab?

Here’s this week’s update: Great exploratory convo with League member Steven Reid out of Glasgow re:  his interest in diabetes innovations and moving his work in that direction.  He’s now connected to a member of Living Learning and Working’s consortium for some contacts in the UK to get him situated with right types. Making some connections on behalf of the …