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Social Impact: 3 THINGS to Know, Read and Hear

We get it. Life is crazy and balancing out your time can be super hard. With so much going on it’s difficult stay ahead of the learning game and easy to lose track of what’s happening in the world of social impact. The trick is to stop trying to read everything out there. There’s too much. And you’re too busy. Instead, give us roughly 3 minutes each fortnight and we’ll brief you on the 3 THINGS you need to know, read and hear. If you’re passionate about creating positive social and environmental impact, our handpicked content is all you need to stay informed and inspired.

For the week starting 07/01/2019, here’s…

What you need to KNOW:

Remarkable Accelerator Program. Remarkable’s 16-week accelerator program equips early-stage startups with seed funding and the knowledge, skills and tools needed to become commercially viable businesses that have a positive social impact. If you’re looking to disrupt the disability sector, don’t miss out on applying! Applications close 31 January.

What you need to READ:

Top Stories: Australian Social Entrepreneurs of 2018. Just like we did last year, here’s our attempt to wrap up 2018 with some of the year’s most worthy headlines. Skim them again or read for the first time for some social change inspiration. A big thank you to all those brave individuals who are committed to working on innovative solutions to society’s most pressing social problems.

What you need to HEAR:

Jan Owen Interview with Lisa Cotton. Jan Owen AM is a highly regarded social entrepreneur, innovator, influencer and author who has spent the past 25 years growing Australia’s youth, social enterprise and innovation sectors. As the CEO of the Foundation for Young Australians, Jan’s lifelong mission is to unleash the potential of young people to lead positive change in the world. In this interview with Lisa Cotton, Jan shares her personal motivations and perspective on contribution and social equity.

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jay@socialchangecentral.com
Jay Boolkin

jay@socialchangecentral.com

I'm passionate about positive social change and the power of social entrepreneurship to tackle some of the world’s biggest problems. I believe that for-purpose business models can become part of the mainstream and I am enthusiastic about advocating for business models that are genuinely built around a social or environmental mission.

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