Posts tagged Social Enterprise World Forum
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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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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Mike Curtin Jr. On Social Enterprise Opportunities In The United States Of America

On Episode 175 of Impact Boom, Mike Curtin Jr. of DC Central Kitchen shares useful ways to propel forward the social enterprise sector, he discusses systemic issues which need dealing with and talks about what to expect at the upcoming Social Enterprise World Forum in Ethiopia.

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Professor Michael Roy On What Social Enterprises Need To Succeed

On Episode 154 of Impact Boom, Professor Michael Roy of the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, shares key traits commonly seen in successful social entrepreneurs, he discusses common points of failure and provides insights into what we might learn from some of the leading social enterprise nations.

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Matthew Taylor On Social Procurement & Making A Big Difference In People’s Lives

On Episode 132 of Impact Boom, Matthew Taylor of the Victorian Government provides strong insights into a $600 billion dollar social change opportunity and Victoria’s Social Procurement Framework, whilst sharing his journey and lessons from creating a social enterprise called MET Designs.

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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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Louise Aitken On Redefining Enterprise To Deliver Positive Social & Environmental Impact

On Episode 121 of Impact Boom, Louise Aitken of the Akina Foundation discusses what social enterprises need to know to deliver significant impact, she shares her views on how the government can most appropriately support the sector, as well as suggesting the core ingredients at the heart of any good enterprise.

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