Posts in Social Enterprise
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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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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Accelerating Multicultural Entrepreneurship: Cultivating Connected Communities

On June 10th, Impact Boom hosted the Multicultural Impact Entrepreneurship Experience, bringing together our community for a workshop, networking and informative discussion on multicultural business in Queensland and more broadly in Australia. The panel conversation and audience Q&A focussed on ‘Accelerating Multicultural Entrepreneurship’ with the aim of advancing the conversation forward.

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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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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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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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