Brisbane’s multicultural community are invited to join a fun, free & informative entrepreneurship workshop & panel conversation on using business to create impact.



Monday, 10 June

Workshop experience, 2pm-4pm

We’ll engage in a casual workshop experience and share knowledge to help each other create more impact with our business, led by Tom Allen (Impact Boom) and Kim Rollason-Nokes (Ethni & Mantua).

Impact Boom Panel & Q&A, 4-5pm

The panel discussion will focus on key opportunities and challenges for refugees, migrants and asylum seekers in starting a business and will invite you to be part of the conversation with questions.



Level 7, Webb Centre, Griffith University (QCA), Southbank.



Registration is free for Brisbane’s multicultural community. There is limited capacity, so register to secure your spot now.


What you'll experience

During a jam-packed workshop and networking, followed by a panel conversation and Q&A in central Brisbane, you’re invited to engage in a range of informative workshop activities to help take your business to the next level. You’ll grow your network and engage with key leaders in the space.

The agenda for the 2 hour workshop will remain adaptive, as we seek to best respond to the needs of our participants.

Please come with an open mindset, to learn, share your experience and connect with others.

We may delve into:


Striving for Success

We could explore what success means for us and learn more about leading with purpose.


Testing Team work

During a range of activities to boost our creativity, we'll engage in team work.


opening opportunities

We could get a grasp of design thinking to turn problems into opportunities.


Creative curiosity.

We could practice techniques to boost ideas that respond to problems.


Entrepreneurial impact

We could hear stories from a range of entrepreneurs and explore what entrepreneurship is.


 storytelling Secrets

We could learn the art of storytelling to capture, engage and influence an audience.



The Multicultural Impact Entrepreneurship Experience is proudly supported by Brisbane City Council, Griffith University (Yunus Centre), Ethni, Mantua Sewing Studio, Amora Creative, Brisbane Tool Library, Yaku Latin Goods, Chatloop and The Unknown Project.



The Impact Entrepreneurship Experience is led by highly experienced purpose-driven industry professionals who are passionate about empowering community members with the skills to create impact and turn problems into opportunities.


Tom Allen
Founder, Impact Boom


Kim Rollason-Nokes
Co-Founder, Ethni & Mantua


Santiago Mejia Acosta
Co-Founder, Yaku Latin Goods


Carolina Villaça Parker, Founder, Amora Creative


Etienne Roux
Access Community Services


Mary Juria
Founder, Springup


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