The Social Impact of You
Opportunities for connection in the Melbourne Social Enterprise network
Focussing on ensuring a just, inclusive and sustainable society, Social Enterprise Network Victoria (SENVIC) has a purpose to grow a thriving social enterprise sector in Victoria.
By building a connected community of practitioners, facilitating access to learning and development and increasing the voice and influence of the social enterprise sector, SENVIC is advocating for a thriving socent ecosystem.
This March event, hosted by Inner Melbourne Metro Lead Garry Williams, is bringing together a number of social entrepreneurs, government representatives and emerging social enterprise leaders to knowledge share the ways they individually impact and source opportunities to grow that impact.
Featuring a short welcome by SENVIC, a brief discussion on the topic of support systems in place for social enterprise growth in 2023, and emerging trends to take notice of!
All welcome - catering provided.
Speaker: Kyriakos Gold - Just Gold
Kyriakos is a polymath whose work and research focuses on communicating social impact and the value of shared resources in doing so. Kyriakos’ career has been driven by creating positive social impact through real-world research and enabling people and organisations to participate in shared value ecosystems. Kyriakos is the founder and CEO of Just Gold, Australia’s first management consultancy that is a social enterprise.
He previously led the multicultural portfolio communications and events team for the Victorian Department of Premier and has a long-standing international broadcasting career. In Australia, he is best known for his award-winning work with the multicultural public broadcaster SBS. During his PhD research at the Centre for Social Impact, Kyriakos focused on creating a branding blueprint for the social sector.
He is an Australian lawyer (non-practising) and holds a Juris Doctor and an Executive MBA from RMIT, a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Australian National University, a BA in International Studies from the University of Adelaide and multiple awards and scholarships including a commendation from NSW parliament
Speaker: Bianca Stern - All Things Equal
Bianca has extensive leadership experience within the for-purpose space, with a particular interest within the disability sector and philanthropy. She is a keen advocate for seeing young people in leadership positions and ensuring young adults with disability are meaningful contributors to society.
With a background in education and inclusive employment, Bianca has provided countless opportunities for people with disabilities to enter the workforce. Currently, Bianca is the general manager and a founding member of All Things Equal in Balaclava and is passionate about eating vegemite with her scrambled eggs.