Posts tagged Social Impact
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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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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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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Learnings From Laos; Connection & Collaboration For Social Impact

In the first installation of the article series: ‘Australia now: Youth Making an Impact in ASEAN’, Elise Stephenson of Social Good Outpost, brings you coverage of the Youth Entrepreneurs & Leaders Speaker Series, an exciting initiative funded and supported by the Australian Government. Find out what happened at their first event in Laos…

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Dr. Narayan Gopalkrishnan On The Growing Opportunities For Social Enterprise In Far North Queensland

On Episode 174 of Impact Boom, Dr. Narayan Gopalkrishnan of James Cook University discusses the growing momentum of social entrepreneurship in Queensland, as a strong way to tackle some of our pressing social and environmental issues, as well as providing insights to help the sector develop further.

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