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EnviroCareers – An event for young people, by young people

by Global Shapers Community

Posted on August 31, 2018 at 17:30 PM

If you care about climate change, it’s easy to think that your only career options are becoming a policy maker in Canberra, front line activist or ice-core scientist. While these career options are great, there are plentiful more ways to have an impact on climate change. In July 2018, the Melbourne Global Shapers partnered with The Climate Reality […]

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UNLEASH*ed in Singapore

by Global Shapers Community

Posted on July 03, 2018 at 10:05 AM

Amidst the humid, almost sweltering heat of Singapore, 1000 young leaders from over 108 countries gathered to participate in the world’s largest innovation lab. Many were unsure of what to anticipate, yet all came with a shared purpose. Each one of the talented young leaders came to help design solutions to the UN’s Sustainable Development […]

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Riding the Exponential Wave of Change with Singularity University & Climate Reality

by Global Shapers Community

Posted on February 14, 2018 at 19:08 PM

The Melbourne Global Shapers and Climate Reality facilitated this fireside chat with Singularity University’s Australian Ambassador, Kaila Colbin, hosted by Melbourne Shaper and Climate Reality Asia Pacific Lead Linh Do. Kaila introduced dramatic implications of exponential technologies, and offered some insight into how we might better prepare ourselves to adapt and thrive in a dynamically […]

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Submission to the Parliament of Australia Select Committee on the Future of Work and Workers

by Global Shapers Community

Posted on January 24, 2018 at 19:51 PM

In October 2017, the Australian Government Senate established the Select Committee on the Future of Work and Workers to inquire and report on the impact of technological and other change on the future of work and workers in Australia. Global Shapers Melbourne presented a submission that emphasised the Fourth Industrial Revolution and youth perspectives – particularly drawing […]

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Fair Food Challenge – fair, healthy, accessible and inclusive food systems

by Global Shapers Community

Posted on October 14, 2016 at 19:29 PM

Fair Food Challenge emerged from the Global Shapers Community Melbourne Hub as one of our earliest projects. Check out the Fair Food Challenge website for more. The Fair Food Challenge is empowering university communities to build a fair, healthy, accessible and inclusive food system. We believe universities must exercise leadership in our society. We are working with institutions to […]

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How I Shaped My Reality in Japan

by Global Shapers Community

Posted on March 27, 2016 at 20:43 PM

I have spent the last few days in Japan, attending the Global Shapers Asia Pacific Conference. With the theme of peace, there was no more fitting place to host it than Hiroshima. I decided to attend on a whim. Finding time to disappear for a few days was not a straightforward task, between paid work, […]

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NextStep app in development with Samsung and the Foundation for Young Australians

by Global Shapers Community

Posted on November 06, 2015 at 08:47 AM

Are you a young Australian who is passionate about an issue but confused about how to take that next step? We are working to build an app that will help you to define your passions and get involved on your own terms. The NextStep app will personalise social change movements through tailored interaction with young change […]

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Global Ideas Forum: Global Health Reimagined kicks off in October!

by Global Shapers Community

Posted on October 18, 2015 at 20:12 PM

Future Australian leaders called upon to reimagine Asia Pacific health in the 21st century. Melbourne, VIC, Monday 12 October 2015 Hundreds of delegates will meet later this month in Melbourne to “reimagine our region’s health” as part of the 2015 Global Ideas Forum. They will be joined by over 40 leading thinkers from Australia and […]

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