Celebration. Collaboration. Connection. A celebration of achievement, reflection on impact and provocation to build leadership for future action – those were the orders of day at the last Thought Leadership Gathering of 2019. The SVA Bright Spots Schools Connection’s (The Connection) 25th Thought Leadership Gathering (TLG) held in late November assembled 117 educators for two days of celebration of their accomplishments in the program. ‘A community is a group of people who commit to grow together – and that’s […]
‘We ask you all as real people, to take a step back. As real people, to humble yourselves no matter how successful, respected or influential you are, or you think you are, in the Western World. Because out here, Western success doesn’t mean anything, and is not powerful, unless, we all use our strengths and […]
Kellie Checkley is the Head of Sticking Together Project at SYC. She joined SYC to take on this role after 12 years as the CEO at a not-for-profit organisation supporting young people in southern Sydney. SVA caught up with Kellie, to hear more about her passion for the Sticking Together Project.
Nathan Sowell joined Social Ventures Australia out of a desire to make an impact. Since joining SVA in early 2017 as a manager in the Impact Investing team, Nathan has worked on the launch and ongoing management of the SVA Diversified Impact Fund.