Posts tagged Social Impact
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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Reactivating Latrobe Valley: Creative Changemakers & Entrepreneurs Creating Positive Social Impact In Gippsland

Impact Boom recently collaborated with Reactivate Latrobe Valley to offer a series of Social Impact Masterclasses in Gippsland, Victoria, which ran from March-May 2019, with kind funding support from LaunchVic. In this episode, we explore the stories of ten creative changemakers and social entrepreneurs working hard to create positive social impact in the region.

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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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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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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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The European Social Innovation Competition & How It Is Supporting Innovators Achieve Social Impact

On Episode 147 of Impact Boom, we put a spotlight on the European Social Innovation Competition, which was launched by the European Commission in 2013. EUSIC is a beacon for social innovation in Europe; utilising a proven methodology for supporting early-stage ideas and facilitating a network of radical innovators shaping society for the better. We speak to two of the 2018 winners of the competition about their initiatives, as well as one of the competition organisers to learn about the 2019 edition.

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