Impact! Women In Social Enterprise: Panel Discussion

On April 6, IMPACT! Social Enterprise hosted its first 2018 event, in conjunction with Visible Ink Youth Space and Impact Boom. IMPACT! Is a youth run organisation educating youth on social enterprise methods. Held at Visible Ink, a sold-out crowd engaged with a Women in Social Enterprise panel and Q&A. The night produced interesting debate around the use of language, intersectionality and lived experiences...

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Thomas Querton and Olivier Kaeser on Running for Social Impact

On Episode 77 of Impact Boom, Thomas Querton and Olivier Kaeser of Atlas, an app that empowers you to run and raise funds for your favorite nonprofit, share their beliefs about the intersection of fitness and positive social impact, as well as their experiences as social entrepreneurs moving from Europe and Asia to the United States.

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Matt Pfahlert On The Best Approach For Organisations, Entrepreneurs & Government To Create Sustainable Change

On Episode 76 of Impact Boom, Matt Pfahlert of the Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship shares important characteristics of communities which are generating positive social impact, discusses key traits of successful social entrepreneurs & provides areas of opportunity for government & organisations to activate positive change.

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Aaron Mashano On Key Qualities Of Social Entrepreneurs That Create Lasting Impact

On Episode 74 of Impact Boom, Aaron Mashano of the Leaders Of Tomorrow Group shares key insights into starting & running successful social enterprises, whilst giving strong pointers on the differences between not-for-profit and for-profit models. Aaron also shares what he believes are the most important attributes of successful entrepreneurs.

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Simon Doble On Three Key Things You Need To Build Sustainable Enterprises That Create Positive Change

On Episode 73 of Impact Boom, Simon Doble of SolarBuddy.org and Boo Boo Bikes shares his insights into how to create meaningful social impact, providing valuable learnings from his own journey and experiences across the social enterprise and charity sectors. Simon also gives his thoughts on government policy and the future of impact driven initiatives.

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Prof. Jo Barraket On What You Need To Know To Help Social Enterprise Thrive & Create Positive Change

On Episode 72 of Impact Boom, Prof. Jo Barraket of the Centre for Social Impact, Swinburne, provides strong insights from over 20 years experience as Australia's premier researcher in Social Enterprise. Jo shares excellent opportunities for impact entrepreneurs, government and the not-for-profit sector in order for them to create sustainable change.

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Activating System Change: Cross Sectoral Ideas To Tackle Complex Community Issues

On February 8th, Impact Boom hosted its first 2018 event, with a packed house of passionate leaders and changemakers coming together to discuss how we might best activate system change. With no shortage of community issues to address, and a highly experienced panel, we knew this would be an intense and insightful discussion...

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Brisbane's Top Emerging Social Entrepreneurs Join Impact Boom's Elevate+ Accelerator Program To Grow & Scale Impact

Impact Boom has welcomed an amazing group of 27 passionate social entrepreneurs into the Elevate+ Accelerator Program in Brisbane.

15 high potential, emerging social enterprises are tackling an array of pressing community issues both locally and internationally, such as homelessness, refugee and migrant support, sustainable consumption, waste reduction, child malnutrition, and health problems. Projects are creating positive social and environmental impact and literally saving lives.

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Dr Joana Casaca Lemos On Designing For Qualities Of Sustainability & How Design Thinking Can Create Your Unique Story Of Impact

On Episode 69 of Impact Boom, Dr Joana Casaca Lemos discusses the designer's way of thinking as a holistic way to reframe challenges into opportunities, she emphasises the necessity of understanding context and talks about the importance of having a community of practice.

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Kathleen Kelly Janus On How The Best Non-Profits Launch, Scale Up & Make A Difference

On Episode 68 of Impact Boom, Kathleen Kelly Janus, Stanford Lecturer and author of Social Startup Success discusses key insights gained from hundreds of interviews conducted with social enterprise and non profit leaders and shares trends in philanthropy, policy, millennial engagement and collaboration with government.

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Gerry Higgins On Building A Global Social Enterprise Ecosystem That's Positively Changing The World

On Episode 66 of Impact Boom, Gerry Higgins of CEIS Group and the Social Enterprise World Forum C.I.C. discusses the history of social enterprise over the last 30 years, sharing valuable insights into growing the sector. Gerry provides strong advice for social entrepreneurs, talks about shifts in policy and what to expect for this year's Social Enterprise World Forum in Edinburgh.

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Dr Ingrid Burkett On Using A Systemic Lens To Unlock Barriers For Change

On Episode 65 of Impact Boom, Ingrid Burkett of The Australian Centre for Social Innovation discusses ways to create systemic change in some of Australia's most disadvantaged communities, shares thoughts on co-design and key skills required for both individuals and governments to effectively create social innovation.

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Allan English On Social Enterprise, Philanthropy & Getting Funded To Hunt Down Big Dreams As An Entrepreneur

On Episode 56 of Impact Boom, Allan English of Silver Chef Limited talks about purpose and provides some great insights and tips for social entrepreneurs. Allan also discusses the growing impact investment space, changes in the philanthropic sector, collaboration and social procurement.

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