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Stories, ideas and perspectives from some of the most successful youth

Stories, ideas and perspectives from some of the most successful youth
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Australia

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Stories, ideas and perspectives from some of the most successful youth

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English


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#Quickpods - Ashley Edwards

11/25/2018
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Meet Ashley Ashley Edwards is Co-founder and CEO of MindRight, a tech nonprofit with the mission of empowering youth of colour to heal from trauma from systemic oppression. Ashley is a 2018 Forbes 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneur and MindRight has been recognised by Forbes as one of the top 30 innovations of the next century. MindRight has also been featured in Fast Company, TechCrunch, and Huffington Post. Ashley holds a Master of Business Administration & Master ofEducation from Stanford...

Duration:00:05:14

#17 Ashley Edwards - Co-Founder & CEO of MindRight

11/25/2018
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What we discuss * What trauma is and its impact on young people * Gratitude & fulfilment * Challenges of starting a tech non-profit

Duration:00:34:44

#Quickpods - Amanda Gutterman

8/26/2018
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Meet Amanda Amanda Gutterman is CMO at ConsenSys, a global formation of technologists and entrepreneurs building the Ethereum ecosystem, and co-creator of Ethereal, the leading blockchain event series. Amanda is also the founder of ConsenSys Catalyst, a marketing agency with expertise building blockchain brands. She was featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2016. Before ConsenSys, Amanda cofounded Slant, a digital media platform, and served as Special Projects Editor at The Huffington...

Duration:00:06:06

#16 Amanda Gutterman - CMO of ConsenSys

8/26/2018
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We talk about: * What is blockchain & Ethereum and why they are important. * How blockchain & Ethereum might impact our lives * How blockchain technology and producing the right content can shape social change

Duration:00:37:13

#Quickpods - Cam Greenwood

8/13/2018
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Young, spirited and adventurous, 25 year old Cam Greenwood is the founder of the world’s first socially conscious surf brand, Monsta Surf - a business borne from a spirit of adventure and a global vision to inspire and empower people to ‘live passionately’ and launch fearlessly into a life of deep and purposeful adventure. Cam Greenwood launched the world’s first socially conscious surf brand Monsta Surf from the backyard of his parents home in Melbourne. Five years later the Monsta Surf...

Duration:00:07:14

#15 Cam Greenwood - Founder of Monsta Surf

8/13/2018
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We talk about: * Purpose * The importance of rest * How to navigate through the storms of life

Duration:00:44:05

#Quickpods - Marine Tanguy

7/4/2018
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As an advocate for artists since a young age, Marine directed her first gallery at age 21, opened her first art gallery in Los Angeles at age 23 and finally created her current business in 2015, MTArt Agency which is the first artist agency promoting influential visual artists by building, growing and accelerating their careers. Marine was recently awarded Forbes 2018 30 under 30 Europe: Art & Culture. She is a thought leader, writer and a frequent speaker on contemporary art. Her talks...

Duration:00:06:00

#14 Marine Tanguy - Founder of MTArt

7/4/2018
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We talk about: * Why self confidence is so important * Dealing with insecurities * The role of art in self development and addressing social issues * Identifying your unique creativity

Duration:00:40:25

#Quickpods - Maia Bittner

6/28/2018
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Maia Bittner is the Co-founder of Pinch and was previously the Co-founder and CTO of Rocksbox. She’s passionate about early-stage startups and empowering women in tech and runs a brunch meetup called Series XX that connects female investors, founders and engineers.

Duration:00:07:16

#13 Maia Bittner - Co-Founder of Pinch

6/28/2018
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We talk about: * Navigating formal education while gaining real life experience * Owning your 'weirdness' * Creating opportunities for yourself

Duration:00:35:41

#Quickpods - Daniel Smith

6/10/2018
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Dan Smith is a social entrepreneur and accountant that is passionate about businesses that are improving the world. His passion for the ocean led him to co-found Clean Coast Collective, a not-for-profit environmental organisation stopping ocean pollution at the source. When he's not removing rubbish from our coastlines, Dan is also part-owner of The Corner Palm, a community focused co-working studio in Byron Bay. From taking groups on two week expeditions to clean Australia's most remote...

Duration:00:06:22

#12 Daniel Smith - Co-Founder of Clean Coast Collective

6/10/2018
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We talk about: * Navigating your path to impact * How to deal with burnout * Making the right decisions * Ways to find fulfilment and what it means to you

Duration:00:35:42

#Quickpods - Kate Crowhurst

5/13/2018
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Kate has a background in education as a teacher, she is an author of textbooks for the Australian Curriculum and a Federal education policy-maker. Kate currently works as part of the national financial literacy strategy, providing Australian teachers with professional development and resources. She is also the Founder of Advocate, an organisation connecting young voters in Canberra with their local politicians, directly engaging young people in democracy.

Duration:00:05:25

#11 Kate Crowhurst - Founder of Advocate

5/13/2018
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We talk about: * Youth political engagement * Exploring avenues for social change * Why education needs to innovate.

Duration:00:36:39

#Quickpods - Saúl Zavarce

4/29/2018
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Saúl A. Zavarce C. is the Head of Advocacy at the Venezuelan Australian Democratic Council and Campaign/Youth Advocacy Officer at Plan International Australia. He is a Melbourne based Venezuelan-Australian human rights advocate, and youth worker who migrated to Australia in 1992. He holds a Master of International Relations, specialising in gender and radicalisation theory from Monash University.

Duration:00:04:08

#10 Saúl Zavarce - Human Rights Advocate & Youth Worker

4/29/2018
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We talk about: * The power of vulnerability * How we can be effective advocates for social change * Finding the issues we really want to make an impact on * What an effective democracy looks like, and how best involve minorities/diversity of perspectives in the democratic process

Duration:00:38:58

#Quickpods - Eva Mackinley

4/6/2018
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Eva currently spends her time running The Last Straw, a campaign to end the use of plastic straws in venues around Australia. Over 100 venues across the country have changed their straw use so far, with over 4 million plastic straws being saved from use since the campaign started. Eva has been deeply involved in the social change space, and is undertaking her honours in Middle East Studies anda Diploma of Arabic at Deakin University.

Duration:00:06:55

#9 Eva Mackinley - Founder of The Last Straw

4/6/2018
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What we discuss * Navigating your social change pathway * Why sustainability is so important now * How straws and waste impact sustainability * Barriers to development solving issues in other countries

Duration:00:37:55

#Quickpods - Paige Kassalen

3/22/2018
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Paige was the only American, only female engineer, and youngest member of the ground crew of the world’s first solar-powered airplane (Solar Impulse 2) as it completed its historic flight around the globe. Paige is a a spokesperson for young women in STEM, inspiring the next generation to create their own path in STEM fields. Now in her role as a Market Analyst, she explores how new mobility trends, like autonomous vehicles and ridesharing, will create new material demands.

Duration:00:07:20

#8 Paige Kassalen - Engineer & Market Analyst

3/21/2018
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We talk about: * Where science and creativity meet * The importance of a support network & diversity in the workforce * Identifying & pushing your limits * The potential of technology.

Duration:00:41:48