Supporting health sector leaders

dsc00308.jpgSydney Leadership 2014 participants and Alumni joined Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Medical  Managing Director, Gavin Fox-Smith,  and his executive team for a breakfast with a difference.    The attending students and alumni, all J&J scholarship recipients, were thrilled when Gavin announced their continued commitment to providing a scholarship for one worthy Sydney Leadership 2015 participant.   These students know first hand, the value of the scholarship on their personal and professional development, and most importantly, the impact that J&J Medicals’ support has allowed then to make in their community. MORE >


Leading to jobs

16 JUNE 2014

Image from the GenerationOne websiteIn a new partnership with GenerationOne, Social Leadership Australia will be working with leaders and emerging leaders from the new suite of Vocational Training and Employment Centres (VTECs) which are being set up as part of a $45 million Australian Government commitment to connect up to 5,000 Indigenous job seekers with guaranteed jobs in 2014.  


Collective Impact 2014: The Insights

21 APRIL 2014

The Centre for Social Impact (CSI) and Social Leadership Australia (SLA) delivered a sell-out conference called Collective Impact 2014 in Sydney. That's one bit of good news. The better news is that in response to overwhelming demand, we're doing it again in Melbourne in July. Event conveners, Kerry Graham and Liz Skelton, give us the wrap-up on two days of convening, immersion and learning from the Sydney conference.


In February we presented Collective Impact 2014: a sell-out conference that took place over two days in Sydney. It brought together 230 leaders from government, business, philanthropy, non-profits and the community. MORE >


New collaborative leadership program to lift the lid on black:white relations

26 MARCH 2014

enews_leadingtogether_1.jpgA unique new cross-cultural leadership program that brings Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people together with non-Indigenous Australians aims to open up new ways for black and white Australians to work together to achieve true equity for First Peoples in this country.

Leading Together, which is now open for applications, will be presented by Social Leadership Australia in partnership with Reconciliation Australia from May this year.  MORE >


Farewell to Liz Skelton

25 MARCH 2014

Liz Skelton, Principal Consultant and author

It is with mixed feelings that we announce that Liz Skelton will be leaving Social Leadership Australia at the end of next month. 

Liz has made an enormous contribution to SLA in her eight years with us but her decision to branch out and do something new is in many ways simply upholding what we always encourage others to do—to keep learning and challenging ourselves.
Liz began as Program Manager for our flagship Sydney Leadership program in 2005 at a time when Social Leadership Australia was just one program. Her great skills quickly saw her promoted to Senior Manager, Programs.

Liz went on to play a critical role in the development of the centre and its achievements.

She has been central to the development of our methodology and practice at SLA, in the growth of our impact at a systemic level across the business, government and not-for-profit sectors, and in the expansion of our thinking and outreach to new audiences. MORE >

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