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 to 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 and we’ll brief you on what 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 17/7/2020, here's...
What you need to KNOW:
The Science and Innovation Awards. The ABARES 2021 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry are now open! If you’re 18-35 and want to make a difference in agriculture, this is your chance to apply for a grant of up to $22,000 of funding to go towards your project that will benefit Australia’s primary industries.
What you need to READ:
AIDR Knowledge Week. Hosted by the Australian Insitute of Disaster Resilience this 22 - 28 August 2020, Kowledge Week invites you to come virtually convene with more delegates from the disaster resilience community than ever before. Joined by Alice Hill (former Special Assistant to US President Barack Obama for resilience policy) and a range of other speakers, this conference will explore connecting, reflecting, and navigating the complexity of large scale disasters and a global pandemic that 2020 has presented people with.
What you need to HEAR:
Ethical Enterprise Pitch Competition 2020. Moral Fairgrounds is calling out for passionate entrepreneurs working on businesses which are designed to make a difference. Applications are now open for The Ethical Entrepreneur Pitch Competition to take place on the 28 October 2020, as part of the Ethical Enterprise Conference. Finalists of the Early Pitch will pitch their ethical start-up or ethical enterprise idea to social entrepreneurial leaders who are influential in the community and who have the mentoring skills and resources to support entrepreneurs or enterprises to make a concept a reality.