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    May E3 Bundaberg Local Chapter Event - Supporting our Female Food Entrepreneurial Programs

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    Thank you for being part of theΒ Bundaberg Entrepreneurial Ecosystem with a goal to support our young people and educators to nurture and develop entrepreneurial mindsets, skillsets, and toolsets to support our youthΒ and the Bundaberg Region to thrive.Β 

    Bundaberg has one of the strongest entrepreneurial education ecosystems in Australia withΒ engaged industry, council, educators, students, communityΒ and alumni. Let's make it even better by strengthening our relationships, getting more members, and supporting the future of food in Bundaberg.Β 

    We are teaming up with Food Futures and we need council and industry mentors and educators to jump on board to support the region's young female food entrepreneurs and our educators.Β 

    Date and Time:
    Wednesday 1st May, 4pm-5pm

    Attendance Options:Β 

    Virtual:Β Join HereΒ (link will also be sent post RSVP)

    In-Person:Β Bundaberg Multiplex & Convention Centre,Β Β 1 Civic AvenueΒ Bundaberg West

    Parking is available on the green field directly opposite the main entrance to the Convention Centre.

    Purpose of the event:Β 

    Find out more and get involved with the upcoming Native Food & Culture two-day workshop and the YCA Future of Food challenge (with female high school students)Β 

    Share our:Β Native Food & Culture Program Info Session Flyer

    Hosted byΒ 

    • Nicole Amey,Β Kepnock State High School
    • Sibilla Foxton,Β Program Manager, Indigenous Women STEM & Entrepreneurship Pathways Project, Food FuturesΒ 
    • Holly Hoad, Project Coordinator, Indigenous Women STEM & Entrepreneurship Pathways, Charles Sturt University
    • Tiffani Seaton, Indigenous Engagement Lead and Program Manager,Β Young Change Agents

    Intended Audience:Β 

    Educators,Β Government/Council, local startups, seasoned entrepreneurs and industry supporters who are keen to support theΒ next generation of female entrepreneurs toΒ build their enterprise skills, agency, and contribution to the future of food! It takes a village!Β 

    Brief Agenda:

    1. Introduction to the Program & OutcomesΒ 
    2. Opportunities for Involvement
    3. Q&A Time

    Call to Action: Get involved by supporting and mentoringΒ these fantastic initiatives for our female secondary students in the Bundaberg Region Β 

    About Food Futures

    DESIGNING TOMORROW'SΒ FOOD SYSTEM:Β We support, commercialise and invest in agile startups, entrepreneurs and disruptive technologies to be the vehicles of change for a better food system.Β They have a particular passion for STEM and Indigenous Agriculture and foods.Β 

    Young Change AgentsΒ Β is a not-for-profit social enterprise that specialises in helping youth develop their enterprising skills, such as innovative, critical and creative thinking, using initiative, being adaptable, problem solving and decision making skills, as well as communication and collaboration. Our mission is to reach every young Australian to help them see problems as opportunities through the vehicle of social enterprise. We do this through school workshops and entrepreneurial education development in the form of professional development workshops, national un-conferences and technology which enables access to all.

    AboutΒ Future of Food Design ChallengeΒ 
    This is a national design challenge designed and facilitated by Young Change Agents and supported by Future Foods, Future Healthy and VicHealth.Β 
    This challenge is a great wayΒ build student confidence, and resilience and encourages them to view problems as opportunities. They learn about the future of food challenge and through design thinking, they create social enterprises to address their future of food passion opportunity. Thanks to the Academy for Enterprising Girls (AEG),Β Young Change Agents is facilitating an AEG program for 60 Kepnock State High SchoolΒ female-identifying youths onΒ 7 May 2024Β and we would love a feedback panel of experts.Β 

    AboutΒ Academy for Enterprising GirlsΒ 
    The Academy for Enterprising Girls (AEG) funds 1-day programs within schoolsΒ for female-identifying youths aged 10-18Β to think creatively and critically, further developing their entrepreneurial mindsets, skillsets and toolsets for success. Participants also get to develop and hone their collaboration, teamwork, communication, creativity and design-thinking skills.Β 

    We look forward to seeing you there

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