Changemaker of the Month Interview with Libby Ellis

 

 

Libby Ellis is Founder of InCharge, an organisation that exists to assist people with disabilities to be the authors and champions of their own lives.

 

 
1. What do you see as your role as changemaker?
I would describe my role as […]

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Changemaker of the Month interview with Dimity Podger

Dr Dimity Podger is Founder and Director of Barasa Consulting Group. She works with businesses to create high performance culture through bringing their noble values to life.

Prior to Barasa, she was the team leader guiding an international collaboration […]

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Interview with Changemaker of the Month: Shanil Samarakoon

Shanil Samarakoon, poet, author, speaker and social entrepreneur, grew up across the rich and diverse cultural landscapes of Botswana, Malawi, and then his native Sri Lanka, before settling in Sydney Australia in 2007 for his postgraduate education in Commerce.

However, […]

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Announcing the Changemaker of the Month for July 2014: Shanil Samarakoon

This month’s Changemaker of the Month is Shanil Samarakoon from Empower Projects.

To start us off, here’s Shanil’s TEDxMacquarie talk in 2012 called “Practicing Development as Freedom”. It weaves in Shanil’s personal story, including what prompted him to start his […]

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Changemaker of the Month: Natasha Akib from StartSomeGood

I’m excited to announce Sydney-based mover-n-shaker Natasha Akib as the Activate28 Changemaker of the Month for June.
This is a woman who keeps popping up in my cybersphere! Everywhere I look, there’s Natasha … back-by-popular-demand speaker at the Vivid Sydney […]

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Changemaker of the Month (May 2014): Di James from Embrace Virtues

Di James (pictured, centre) is Activate28’s Changemaker of the Month for May.

Di is the founder of embrace virtues, a socially conscious organisation based near Newcastle, Australia. Established in 2011, embrace virtues makes beautiful products for parenting such as Baby’s […]

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Interview with Changemaker of the Month, Sangita Iyer

1. What’s your role as a changemaker?
I’m a biologist, journalist, documentary film maker, writer and speaker.
2. What’s the change you are hoping to make in the world?
I hope to create a paradigm shift in the way people treat nature […]

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Announcing the Changemaker of the Month (March 2014): Sangita Iyer

Award-winning film-maker, Sangita Iyer, is this month’s Changemaker of the Month.

Sangita is producing a film “For The Love of Elephants” to expose the cruelty inflicted on elephants in Kerala, southern India.
From Kerala to the Discovery Channel Canada
As a young […]

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Changemaker of the Month (Feb 2014): Daya Trust’s Rochelle Stewart-Allen

I’m excited to announce Activate28’s first ever Changemaker of the Month, Rochelle Stewart-Allen.  

Rochelle is the Founder of Daya Trust, a New Zealand charity focused on educating marginalised girls in India.

As Changemaker of the Month, Rochelle receives publicity for her […]

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