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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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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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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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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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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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Accelerating Indigenous Entrepreneurship: First Nations Leadership For Positive Social Impact

On February 4th, Impact Boom hosted the First Nations Impact Entrepreneurship Experience, bringing together Indigenous Australians for a workshop, networking and informative discussion on Indigenous business in Queensland and more broadly in Australia. The panel conversation and audience Q&A focussed on ‘Accelerating Indigenous Entrepreneurship’ with the aim of advancing the conversation forward.

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Igniting Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship in the Regional Communities of Queensland

On October 26th, the Logan Social enterprise Forum was held, bringing together key stakeholders to share ideas and experience, network and discuss the future of social enterprise in Queensland and more broadly in Australia. Impact Boom hosted a great panel which local and national leaders, with the aim of advancing forward conversation, ideas and the sector.

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Regional Social Enterprise Ecosystems; Cohesive & Collaborative Models To Create Change

On October 25th 2018, the Sunshine Coast Social Enterprise Forum was held with 200 attendees representing a broad range of sectors, local and state government. Impact Boom proudly supported the forum and hosted a panel discussion with some of Queensland’s leading social enterprise ecosystem builders. So how might we best create positive social change in the regions? Read on to find out.

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40 Key Highlights & Insights From Speakers & Delegates At The Social Enterprise World Forum In Edinburgh

On Episode 108 of Impact Boom, 40 speakers and delegates from around the globe share key themes, trends and insights into social enterprise which emerged from an energetic SEWF global gathering of 1400 delegates from 47 countries in Scotland.

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Activating System Change: Cross Sectoral Ideas To Tackle Complex Community Issues

On February 8th, Impact Boom hosted its first 2018 event, with a packed house of passionate leaders and changemakers coming together to discuss how we might best activate system change. With no shortage of community issues to address, and a highly experienced panel, we knew this would be an intense and insightful discussion...

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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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Alex Hannant On How To Create Strong Social Value As A Social Entrepreneur & Innovator

On Episode 49 of Impact Boom, Alex Hannant of the Akina Foundation reflects on learnings from the Social Enterprise World Forum and shares where he believes the sector is heading. He gives insights on how to best work with communities, systems-thinking and the new breed of social enterprises which are delivering impact through markets.

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Prof. Brad Jackson On The Power Of Place & Purpose In Social Enterprise Leadership

On Episode 46 of Impact Boom, Prof. Brad Jackson of Victoria University of Wellington discusses governance and leadership in social enterprises, sharing insights on opportunities for the sector, as well as providing reflections from working with the Akina Foundation and teaching leadership studies.

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Robert Pekin & Emma-Kate Rose On Cultivating Community Driven Social Enterprise

On Episode 24 of Impact Boom, Rob and Emma-Kate share valuable insights, experience and lessons on starting, growing and sustaining community driven social enterprises which look to create systemic change and tackle issues at their root cause.

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