Bete Demeke On The Five Essential Components For Rural Community Development

On Episode 192 of Impact Boom, Bete Demeke of Project Mercy shares insights from setting up and running a range of Projects in Ethiopia to improve health and respond to community needs, whilst discussing the shift that is taking place in the nonprofit sector.

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Keith Rovers On The Power Of Business As A Force For Change

On Episode 191 of Impact Boom, Keith Rovers of MinterEllison shares his deep insights from working as a lawyer in a society that’s reliant on flawed models and flawed systems, highlighting some of the issues that exist, whilst pointing to social enterprises & models that show how business can be used to create positive impact.

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Leanne Kemp On A New Breed Of Values-Driven, Inclusive & Compassionate Leadership

On Episode 190 of Impact Boom, Leanne Kemp, Founder of Everledger and Queensland Chief Entrepreneur discusses the complexity of some of the global problems being faced, sharing insights into the need for social innovation to be diffused within every sector, whilst highlighting some of the great social enterprises operating out of Queensland.

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Turning Ideas Into Impactful Actions: Lessons From Social Entrepreneurs & Greta Thunberg

On September 7th, Impact Boom was invited to present on Turning Ideas Into Impactful Actions at the Logan Eco Forum. A range of insights were shared during the presentation and captured in this article and podcast from Tom Allen (Impact Boom), Jack Stone (Bee One Third), Lewis Carter and Ali Coghlan (EcoGames). Tony Sharp (Substation33) joined the Q&A and the event was emceed by Chad Renando of Startup Status.

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Rona Glynn-McDonald On Indigenous Business, Finding Common Ground & Bridging The Education Gap

On Episode 187 of Impact Boom, Rona Glynn-McDonald of Common Ground and YLab provides rich insights into First Nations culture, sharing her views on better approaches to create social change with Indigenous communities, and the multitude of ways you can make positive impact as a social entrepreneur or changemaker.

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Australian Social Enterprise Bursary Recipients to Explore Local Traditions, Fresh Perspectives at the Social Enterprise World Forum 2019 (SEWF’19)

A partnership between the English Family Foundation, Philanthropy Australia and Social Traders resulted in the development of the SEWF 2019 Bursary Fund, with the strong objective of providing a rich learning and sector development opportunity for Australian social enterprise leaders. Find out who are some of the delegates heading to this year’s SEWF in Addis Ababa.

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Creating Community Capital: Opportunities For Social Enterprise To Create A Better Tomorrow

On August 26th, Impact Boom, QSEC & Social Traders hosted an impact-led breakfast forum, with David LePage providing strong insights on blended-value business and building a movement which creates strong value for our communities. It was followed with a panel conversation and audience Q&A which largely focussed on how we might further develop the social enterprise ecosystem in Australia.

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Dr. Ruth Knight On The Year Of Accountability, Measuring Outcomes & Asking The Right Questions

On Episode 179 of Impact Boom, Dr. Ruth Knight of QUT’s Australian Centre For Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies discusses the importance of building trust as a social entrepreneur, whilst highlighting how empathy can help organisations (and our younger generations) to create stronger impact.

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Regina Honu On Challenging Gender Norms & Using Social Enterprise To Tackle Complex Problems In Africa

On Episode 178 of Impact Boom, Regina Honu shares a fascinating story of how she rose against the odds to start Soronko Solutions, the first coding and human-centred design school in West Africa, whilst providing strong insights into the growing social enterprise movement in Africa. 

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