Philanthropy

International leadership at The Rome Roundtable gives women & W20 a seat at the table

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A big start to the year, came thanks to The Global Foundation Rome Roundtable. I was invited to facilitate a panel – on women’s economic empowerment, as one of Australia’s W20 delegates. An inspiring international event, brought together leaders from business, academia, civil society, government and faiths – the Catholic…

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“With One Voice” is one project to help people find their purpose – Tania de Jong is the creative entrepreneur

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It’s hard to keep up with the creative force that is Tania de Jong, a visionary and energetic force to be reckoned with in the sphere of social entrepreneurship. Over about two decades Tania has founded and operated a number of charity choirs, leadership workshops, events and much more under…

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A model of sustainability with re-usable, re-purposed waste – Natalie Coulter a true urban pioneer and explorer

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Natalie Coulter has a message for us all, and her once lone voice is being heard by an ever-expanding audience.  She describes herself as an activist – in a gentle way – who uses repurposed rubbish to create brilliant window displays, installations, styling and events with a view to raising…

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Lisa Roet – the marvellous Melbourne artist who found new inspiration after life-changing heart surgery

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We know it is the constant challenge for the creative writers, artists or musicians – where to find inspiration for their next body of work. Hard to believe that the acclaimed Melbourne artist, Lisa Roet, found hers in an aorta transplant!  As she tells me today (AFR Weekend – Enterprising…

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Award winner Helen Summers shows the way with her vision to be a leading innovator in optometry

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The new 2014 year is promising to be a watershed for Helen Summers and her optometry practice in Darwin.  She always wanted to take the path less travelled in her work and saw greater opportunities by opting to become a pioneer and find her niche in a market with fewer…

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