Posts in Social Enterprise
Accelerating Multicultural Entrepreneurship: Cultivating Connected Communities

On June 10th, Impact Boom hosted the Multicultural Impact Entrepreneurship Experience, bringing together our community for a workshop, networking and informative discussion on multicultural business in Queensland and more broadly in Australia. The panel conversation and audience Q&A focussed on ‘Accelerating Multicultural Entrepreneurship’ with the aim of advancing the conversation forward.

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Lewis Carter & Alexandra Coghlan On Putting The Fun Back Into Fundraising With Engaging Games

On Episode 161 of Impact Boom, Lewis Carter and Alexandra Coghlan of EcoGames discuss an innovative new social enterprise they’ve created to engage, educate and inspire people, while funding important conservation of world heritage sites such as The Great Barrier Reef.

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Claire Carpenter On How To Build A Coworking Business & Communities That Enable Social Change

On Episode 157 of Impact Boom, Claire Carpenter of The Melting Pot and Coworking Accelerator discusses how to develop and grow coworking spaces that nurture community and generate impact and provides deep insights for social entrepreneurs looking to develop their social enterprise whilst ensuring they keep their health in check.

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Lizzie Brown On Creating Scalable Positive Change & Gross National Happiness

On Episode 153 of Impact Boom, Lizzie Brown of Kindred Spirits Enterprises discusses her experience in putting community and people at the heart of decision making, provides deep insights into opportunities for social entrepreneurs and philanthropists, and shares knowledge gained from a recent trip to Bhutan, where she learnt about Gross National Happiness.

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Ranjan Rajagopal On The Challenges & Opportunities For Employment-Focussed Social Enterprises

On Episode 152 of Impact Boom, Ranjan Rajagopal of Cape York Partnership and Bama Services discusses some of the core challenges for Indigenous business in Australia and provides insights into opportunities for social entrepreneurs and government, whilst reflecting on what could be improved.

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Kim Rollason-Nokes On Creating A Sense Of Belonging For Young Women Of CALD Backgrounds

On Episode 148 of Impact Boom, Kim Rollason-Nokes of Ethni and Mantua Sewing Studio shares her broad experience in founding two social enterprises that provide opportunities and support for young people from refugee & migrant backgrounds, giving insights into the not-for-profit sector, challenges in setting up and tips for other entrepreneurs. 

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Momentum Is Gaining For Social Enterprise In South Australia

Three weeks ago, South Australia launched ‘Adelaide Social Enterprise’ - a Meetup group that is modelled on ‘Brisbane Social Enterprise’. The group intends to follow Queensland’s lead and form a South Australian version of the Queensland Social Enterprise Council (QSEC), the peak body democratically representing Social Enterprise in Queensland.

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Jennifer Bishop On How Corporates, NGOs & Social Enterprises Are Working Together To Create Positive Change

On Episode 143 of Impact Boom, Jennifer Bishop of Resonate Consulting and VSO shares her experience in creating positive partnerships between different sectors and discusses typical challenges for social entrepreneurs and those working in the international development space.

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