7 universities join in first yunus inspired competition in dc-va-md triangle

Rural USA Youth and Yunus Competiions -typical cases- winners from OR  NC  AL  GA

Future Capital Competitions When Muhammad Yunus tried to invite universities within driving reach of washington dc to come and celebrate their students greatest ideas for a day - you might have expected the joy of some of the nation's smartest youth converging 3 social solution directions :

international brave ideas of changing the sustainability of farming and schools across the nation of Zambia ; helping ceos remodel triple value multiplying futures; the most economical car pooling portal for students

national -brilliant execution-plan of web portal for sustainable tourism to native American destinations; brilliant negative carbon innovation for energy needs of rural homes

dc capital (though no team turned up with this focus this year- we love the mayors office promise that teams with a brilliant idea needing tech support can expect mentoring help from living social)

well the good news of the inaugural competition is the quality per project was at an all time high - the bad news, most universities refused to join in this inaugural event because they preferred boxing bheir students into their own campus

well done to university of district of Columbia as master host especially chief organizer Sylvia Benatti'

and the 7 universities who dared to field a team -Co-partner universities, American University, University of Maryland main campus and easter shore), Salisbury University, Shenandoah University, Howard University, and student fro GWU

-looking forward to next year!!!

chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk Washington dc hotline 301 881 1655

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hi ken and anna and dc Youth Collaboration Entrepreneur Hosts


I met anna at tri-state student entrepreneur competition inspired by muhammad yunus on saturday and masterminded by Sylvia Benatti and the University of District of Columbia ; I recalled that personally -in 7 years of circulating 2000 books and 10000 dvds of yunus -  I have only met one person as involved with representing economic sustainability of native americans namely Ken


You have different approaches- and Anna currently at GWU would probably be the first to admit that her sustainability tourism to native american destination portal is just starting up her lifes passion (serving indigeneous people with her particular skill sets) and intended work, while Ken has entrepreneurially helped native americans market some very big businesses and redesign value chains to sustain their interests

but i am hopeful there may be a positive connection between you -tell me if there is anything else I can say, do (anna if you have an electronic copy of your presentation that you would like to pass round please send it)

my next year at Norman Macrae Foundation for Pro-Youth Economics is being spent as much as possible helping educators survey what 12 minute training modules millions of youth want circulated online and free - a module on native american issues would be interesting if people like you helped shape its actionable content


chris macrae

I also cc

sylvia as our host on saturday

alex simon until recently an uber networker of sustainability students out of GWU who will also likely know any relevant who's who across DC students; brian weinberg another graduate uber-student who currently tracks sustainability investment portfolio out of bethesda and towards south america - anna's roots make her passionate about indigenous peoples in s. america too (Bolivia being a case in point)

professor bhuiyan, dr yunus great friend and compatriot,  who has been connecting student competitions across more than hundred historically black colleges for 12 years now and hosts his annual event out of Atlanta at end of this week april 18-20, 2013 www.ofcvc.org

anna when I look at what motivates students most from yunus stateswide competitions- new curriculum of nutrition and food security are the number 1 demand and sb social solutions pitched


do tell me if at some future stage nutrition is a story your portal on sustainable tourism around native americans can linkin with - I recall that when Jamie Oliver did his PBS tour of usa he stopped off with the Navejo Indian in Arizona for at least 30 minutes of tv broadcasting - here's a reference to that http://www.jamieoliver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=675862


Jamie Oliver is arguably youth's favorite diet entrepreneur having made school meals his issue first in UK then US - school meals are exactly the sort of open source franchise that yunus youth networks love to remedy something John Mackey Yunus number 1 corporate supporter in US has picked up on at www.wholekidsfoundation.org


can I throw some yunus and youth wishes into the melting point
1a -since Thursday yunus has confirmed (skoll world championships 30 second yunus video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ome28Obiy4I   ) that his main goal is to free 12 minute training modules that millions of youth most need to interact free and online -
ib can you all edit one on nutrition? - nutrition and nursing are areas he already has a world lead on since he has a physical free nursing college in Dhaka with a 3 year curriculum and global social business is identified with nutrition and freeing nurses to be 21st c most trusted information and service networkers -mostofa is Dhaka based and can carry any messages to yunus as part of his survey of what 12 minute trainings do millions of youth most want online first- we can all put commitments up at http://www.socialbusiness.tv/ the only social business web not owned by a Californian who wants a million dollars for the name
sadly the word is that democracy in bangladesh is likely to be closed down at year end- this makes it more vital than ever that yunus trusts youth in the world's leading future capitals to replicate his community power of service long after he's inactive-
Sylvia, I and others (monica yunus when I next chat to her) have a map of how to make sure DC becomes his favorite co-editor of million youth curriculum which only works if states like your edit in what your youth are most passionate about action networking and while Obama is around to celebrate such
as Sylvia always tells me your ideas are above our individual paygrades - to which I respond they are all our and youths paygrades, and professionally I have been working with global brand ceos most exciting visions for 25 years now- following my dad's whole life mediating biggest decisions makers and futures youth most wanted to collaborate around
 questions welcome if anything above doesn't seem doable now
chris macrae washington dc 301 881 1655

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I have not seen in my 71 years of life an opportunity to support youth co-create futures like SDG Metaverse Prize - since my father met von neumann the year I was born my family has kept an eye on entrepreneurial revolution open societal flows. living up to smithian or keynsian values 
Special thanks to zasheem launches of 2 journals with adam smith scholars and around Glasgow's greatest 20th C alumni for good. See alsdo EconomistDiary.com and Greatests of All Time
Following on with Japan ambassador to Bangladesh support from 2010 in mapping last decade of Fazle Abed and the billion womens economic model he gravitated over 50 years http://www.abedmooc.com, Team of Asian media graduates, and friends and I were lucky to follow movements of Guterres (very granular levels of 100 ops leaders inside UN) around digital un2.0 from their start in 2016.
As a statistician, datawise. I can offer a quick start mapping every last mile operation branch of UN that is linking in to maximise tech nd deep data with smartest possible logistics even as sad new fractures of world trade flows are caused most lately by Russia. Whats still needed is more clarity on which multilateral has the most data on broken value chains- fortunately i personally know who at the world bank has since 2006 the most data on food prices across every country. Maybe you know // sources .
 Digital cooperation has been celebrated solutionwise in Geneva where the ITU has actually been the digital twin of ny policy headquarters from the start in 1946 (and actually earlier since 1865 collaborations needed for there to be one telegraph standard instead of many).
By 2018 the first digital cooperation report mainly chaired out of geneva with 30 national tech leaders eg melinda gates representing USA to guterres and he formed tech envoy transformation office round 10 transformation processes -see Overview of the Office’s Ongoing Work | Office of the Secretary-General's Envoy on Technology
The ITU started taking its responsibility to a new level with AIforgood- specifically this went year round zoom not juts annual summit- and a first 50 operational branches of the UN identified at least one ai project each. Meanwhile Guterres hosted expert roundtables around the 10 processes uniting not just un branches and national leaders but corporations , leading ai university centres and NGOs -see https://www.un.org/techenvoy/sites/www.un.org.techenvoy/files/List_of_roundtables_key_constituents.pdf
Three more things came together- it turned out that 20 operational units of the UN had been discussing web1 &2 in annual vents of ITU -in thi=ose days called worldwide information society; the xprize out of moutnain view's singularity university got involved. By december the 10 million dillar avatar prize will  be debriefed- the last 4 xprizes have been on urgen tai solutions eg related to covid. And japan has been uniting about 40 cities' colleges through two investment streams geared to society5.0 and Osaka Data Track Expos - connection places where the UN has a training college and connecting AI regional epicentres fortunately Nordica, Netherlands & selected East Europe's smartest community AI researchers (ie who value DAO) are miles more connected than west EU's bureaucratic offices. (I did help moderate EU Knolwgeboard for 3 years so have followed this rather strange old world happening) You could also check with Romano Prodi as died and he shared most entrepreneurial revolution maps.
Back in 2018 the tufts arctic circle club were miles ahead on virtual reality than other boston students including mit100k prize that i once judged in a minor way.  The over 18 teams are effectively free to help the UN digitalise and connect this with web 3 or metaverse or ai or whatever is the leap forward 2020s that you see tech mobilising
 can a prize help celebrate new Greatest of All Time. This will be one way to unite celebrities of sports and fashions with real tech heroines.
Exponentially we are at a critical time as nature judges us. Due to last week's supreme court rulings, around the world nations are being told taht it is only at the state level they can expect any american partners of climate, energy etc. However there is a chnace e that if we map who cares about water this may even unite some republican states. 
Thanks to the work led by people like Eban he has a listing of which institutions joined their youth in March 2022. Is there a way to see who wants to help youth connect before december's starting line for year 1 of sdgmetaverseprize.org? As far as I can see this prize isnt just us last chance to be be trusted rest of the world on cop26 but it is every community's chance to benchmark digital gov. UN2.0 if succeeds  Meta will not only provide a benchmark for digital multilateral but will in effect unite every best govtech - at community state nation level. So already when it comes to goal 4 education places like singapore and south korea are both leaders of ai for every age group and leading connectors of Guterres Digital UN , and in effect every sustainability goal solution. of course the problem is penisular and  developed island states are not sufficient to help with massive inland solutions on continent scales let alone messy landlocked nations borders. The reality is west (US and EU) depends on Asian solutions  more than many Atlamtic policymakers view. Europe is not yet better situated for peace than the 1920s and this time round the US is not united on being a leader in saving the world. The great thing about the prize is with teams of 2-6 getting on with deep digital solutions youth can advance in joy and productivity even as elder generations have designed 60 years of accelerating media to propagate hate or fear or mental illness.
i welcome any way to follow this up eg whatsapp +1 240 316  8157, zooms, last month while wall street was still investing mainly in naked apes - educators started an NFT aimed at connecting 6000 educators; to be frank this is mainly k-12 leaving the 2 main areas fazle abed's last 20 years focused newly on university and pre-school maximum opportunity to represent women empowerments voice if you should so choose to collaborate
cheers chris macrae

===================please note most of this column is due to be re-edited we hope to issue a list of yunus top 10 stories but when it comes to solutions matching those challeges there's all to play for as web3 is humanity's last chnace to leap ahead

  hottest youth-spring question of our life and times-can online education end youth unemployment for ever ? yes but only if you help map how!

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About Pro-Youth economics at Norman Macrae Foundation online library of norman macrae - The Economist's Unacknowledged Giant -videos 1 2 -fansweb  NMFoundation- youth projects - include yunuschoolusa


fullest press reports  Grameen Brand Partnership Architecture

exponential impact advisory: the social business youth networks inspired by muhammad yunus -without which millennium goal actions networks would be way behind are worth far more than any individual parts according to Norman Macrae Foundation  trilliondollaraudit methodology and charter notespace

Beyond the extraordinary investment of the members bank at Grameen, and the approximate third share its members foundation holds in grameenphone, here is our Unofficial League Table of Most Impactful Social Business Investments around yunus - last update 1 dec 2012

! Grameen Solar

2 Grameen Mobile Nursing nets and college

3 Portfolio of investments linkedin by Japan

4 Portfolio of youth-led networking inventions in US educationsystem  tertiar and secondary - transparency note NM Foundation has minor donation/loan interest

5 Investments in Grameen as collaboration brand linked in out of paris- the origin of global social business partnership funds

6 OpenTech investments of Grameen Intel


-------- while not controlled by yunus we see wholeplanetfoundation microcredit investment table and conscious capitalsm movements and hugely important to advancing pro-youth economicsmission of friends of youth and yunus


email chris.macrae@yahoo.co.ukif you have questions or recommendations of entries that should be in this league table

-please read notes about what pro-youth economists mean by superapps being most

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