Posts tagged Brisbane
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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Learning From Queensland’s Strong Grassroots Movement On The Brisbane Social Enterprise Tour

Impact Boom and the Yunus Centre (Griffith University) recently got together 100+ people for the Brisbane Social Enterprise Tour, for a jam-packed day exploring some of Brisbane's social enterprises. We sought to learn from the teams on the ground, share stories, foster connections and spark interest to see the ecosystem develop further.

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Brisbane's High Potential Social Enterprises Join Impact Boom's Elevate+ Accelerator Program To Tackle Social & Environmental Issues

Impact Boom has welcomed a high potential group of 15 diverse social enterprises into the Elevate+ Accelerator Program in Brisbane. The enterprises, led by a group of passionate, purpose-led entrepreneurs, are tackling an array of pressing community issues both locally and internationally. Keep your eyes on this cohort as they work hard to maximise their impact!

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The Hon. Shannon Fentiman MP On How State Government Is Growing The Social Enterprise Ecosystem In Queensland

On Episode 125 of Impact Boom, Minister Fentiman talks about the strong grassroots social enterprise movement in Queensland, and how government is creating a Social Enterprise Strategy to help support the sector, ultimately making a difference in the lives of vulnerable Queensland families.

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Sabrina Chakori On Redesigning The Economy With Sharing & Circular Economy Models

On Episode 123 of Impact Boom, Sabrina Chakori discusses a practical response to the sharing economy, explaining her experience in building the Brisbane Tool Library (based at State Library of Queensland), and talks about how the ‘circular economy’ has become a mainstream term, sometimes misused, and points us to where we should be focussing…

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Melita & Jonathan Shirley On How Breastfeeding Activewear is Empowering Mothers & Balancing Startup Life With A Family

On Episode 81 of Impact Boom, Melita and Jonny Shirley of Mammojo tell us how a spate of unlucky (or lucky?) events lead them to starting their social enterprise, they share key tips for entrepreneurs and those who are thinking about starting a business & discuss why Mammojo was built to help new mothers.

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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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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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Sandy Blackburn-Wright On Social Enterprise Startups, Impact Bonds & Flipping The Design Process For Better Social Outcomes

On Episode 55 of Impact Boom, Sandy Blackburn-Wright of Social Outcomes provides strong insights into social enterprise business models, sharing tips on financing through to founding teams. Sandy discusses key elements holding back large organisations and governments from creating innovative cultures, as well as two of the main issues which Australia should be worried about.

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Richard Warner & Michael Cherry On The Creative Tension Between Participation & Production In Co-operatives

On Episode 54 of Impact Boom, Richard Warner and Michael Cherry of NCEC discuss their experience and insights in working at one of Australia's first modern social enterprises. Michael shares how positive the experience has been for him as someone with a disability and Richard talks about social procurement and the growing social enterprise sector.

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