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Meet the Founders in China

Meet the Founders in China

September 19, 2022

The prospect of launching a new start-up can be daunting. CEOs and founders of start-up businesses face many challenges: finding investors, raising start-up capital, building a management team, developing competitive products, adopting an effective marketing program, finding early customers and more. 

Join Amber Wu (BCom '15), Alumni Network Leader - China, along with our panel of UWA alumni experts for a discussion about what it takes to create a successful enterprise. You'll gain insight from each panellist's unique entrepreneurial pathway, hear about their successes (and failures) and get top tips to help any budding entrepreneur.

Brought to you by the UWA Alumni Network in China.

Strengths and prospects of Hong Kong’s Economic Growth

Strengths and prospects of Hong Kong’s Economic Growth

August 15, 2022

Hong Kong boasts a rich history. Its strategic location and deep coastal waters have helped it to grow from a humble fishing port into a global economic powerhouse. But as Covid outbreaks disrupt trade, how will Hong Kong adapt?

Join Adam Applegate (EMBA '14) – Manager - Procurement at CLP – along with our panel of UWA alumni for a discussion about the strengths and prospects of Hong Kong's Economic Growth

One Ocean, One Climate, One Future – Together

One Ocean, One Climate, One Future – Together

August 1, 2022

We are all connected by our oceans. We’re all surrounded by breath-taking coastlines and oceans that are home to magnificent marine wildlife. But it’s all increasingly under threat!

Hear from Dr Emily Lester MBiolSc '16, PhD '21, Dr Danielle Su PhD '20, and Dr Emily Pidgeon BE '92, who are at the forefront of research, protection and conservation of our oceans, discussing the biggest problems facing our oceans, and the solutions having the biggest impact on turning it around.

You’ll also discover how the UWA Oceans Institute serves the needs of the Western Australian community.

Get noticed in today’s job market – make the most of your UWA community.

Get noticed in today’s job market – make the most of your UWA community.

June 20, 2022

Join Jacqueline Gower, MBA I Post Graduate Careers Services Manager, and our panel of UWA alumni for a discussion about what it takes to get noticed in today's global job market. You'll gain insight from each panellist’s pathway from UWA to industry, hear about their successes (and failures) and get top tips on how (and when) to get noticed. The panel includes:

  • Albert Ishak (BSc, BCom '10, BSc(Hons) '11)
    COO at Airbus Indonesia
  • Jona Peh BCom '20
    Expert Technology Recruitment Consultant at PERSOLKELLY
  • Venkatesh Parameswaran MBA '16
    Leadership and Strategy Coach at PVenkatesh.Com
  • Bjorn Teng Hui Gan BCom '15
    Founder at Masstige Asia
  • Eloise Zhang MBusInfo&LogMgt '19
    Project and Industry Relations Executivat at BritCham Shanghai
Meet the Founders in New York

Meet the Founders in New York

June 6, 2022

Join Dr James Kelley (MMgtRes, PhD) – Co-Founder and CEO of qChange – along with our panel of UWA alumni entrepreneurs for a discussion about what it takes to create a successful enterprise. You'll gain insight from each panellist's unique entrepreneurial pathway, hear about their successes (and failures) and get top tips to help any budding entrepreneur.

The panel includes:

  • Nicole Bray (BA, BCom '02)
    Founder & President, Mercer Contemporary
  • Ken Watson (BE '96)
    CEO & Co-Founder at Stockperks
  • Jacqueline Bennett (BCom '04)
    Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Highlands Venture Partners
  • Harry Dixon (BEc, BCom '15)
    Co-Founder of Checkmate
How can volunteering impact your career?

How can volunteering impact your career?

May 9, 2022

What are the personal and professional benefits of volunteering?

Join Clare MacNish, Volunteering Manager at UWA Guild Volunteering, and our global panel of UWA alumni for their top volunteer tips, and a discussion about how volunteering can impact your career.

  • Ash Dashlooty (BSc '03, MSc '11) Director Leadership Excellence, sp_ce
  • Rida Ahmed (BA '15) Ethics & Compliance, International Olympic Committee (IOC)
  • Audrey Ow (BSc '12) Senior Assistant Director, Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment
Meet the Founders

Meet the Founders

April 20, 2022

The prospect of launching a new start-up can be daunting. CEOs and founders of start-up businesses face many challenges: finding investors, raising start-up capital, building a management team, developing competitive products, adopting an effective marketing program, finding early customers and more.

Recorded on Tuesday 12 April, hear from Dr Antoine Musu – Co-Founder and Director of Commercialisation Studies Centre Ltd, Director of ILC Australia and Entrepreneurial Thinking, Learning, and Practice Educator at UWA – along with our panel of UWA alumni entrepreneurs for a discussion about what it takes to create a successful enterprise. You'll gain insight from each panellist's unique entrepreneurial pathway, hear about their successes (and failures) and get top tips to help any budding entrepreneur.

Julia Kay Co-CEO + Co-Founder at Great Wrap™. Visit >> https://www.greatwrap.co/

Mark Heath, Co-Founder, Co-CEO at VOLY. Visit >> https://www.getvoly.com/

Sheary Tan, Founder, Self Taught Nation. Visit >> https://www.selftaughtnation.com/ 

Dennis Savic, CEO - Savic Motorcycles. Visit >> https://www.savicmotorcycles.com/

The future of healthcare in WA

The future of healthcare in WA

April 11, 2022

Health policy has rarely been higher on the international agenda than in the last two years. The pandemic has seen Western Australia’s health infrastructure go through its greatest and most unexpected stress test. Looking beyond this crisis, and further into the future towards 2050, how might the WA health system respond to emerging challenges? What new funding and service models are needed to facilitate better care? Can the recent responses to the pandemic help catalyse change in the WA health sector?

Join Director of the UWA Public Policy Institute Professor Shamit Saggar as he speaks with Dr Omar Khorshid, President of the Federal Australian Medical Association, about the future of healthcare in WA. 

How misinformation spreads faster than truth

How misinformation spreads faster than truth

April 4, 2022

How do we tackle misinformation online? What makes something 'fake news'? Who decides?

Business News Senior Journalist Matt McKenzie [BA, BEc ‘15], ABC Reporter Samantha Goerling BPHil(Hons) ‘19 and UWA School of Psychological Science Research Associate Dr Toby Prike untangle how misinformation spreads faster than truth.

 

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She Runs

She Runs

March 28, 2022

UWA graduate Martina Ucnikova (MIntRelns ’13) co-Founded She Runs, a non-for-profit organisation focused on supporting women’s political, economic, and civic participation. Led by Independent Candidate for Australian Federal Seat of Curtin Kate Chaney (LLB ’98), this episode will provide insights and reflection into the diversity, drive and apathy required to get the best out of politics in Australia, and the impact of the She Runs Campaign School.

To learn more about She Runs, visit https://www.sheruns.org.au/

To learn more about Kate Chaney and her campaign, please visit https://www.katechaney.com.au/

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