27th April 2017
Join us to hear from internationally recognised social entrepreneur Andrew Mahar AM, who, for the last 30 years has been creating and leading successful social enterprises in Australia, including developing social enterprises in Timor Leste. Andrew has used his proven and successful social enterprise model to build opportunities for young Timorese people. He is currently engaged in five social enterprises in Timor Leste that are delivering social and economic empowerment.
Andrew will elaborate on his experiences in seeding, nurturing and mentoring community owned social enterprises in Timor Leste for the past decade http://withoneseed.org.au/ He will share his unique insight into working with the people, the communities, and the villages of Timor Leste and the opportunities and challenges of economic, social and sustainable development. For those considering joining Melbourne Forums unique inaugural study tour of Timor Leste in August 2017 this discussion will provide insights
Andrew is passionate about global education on the facts of climate change and the economic and social opportunities for proactive communities to participate in the new post-carbon economy. Andrew is a recipient of the prestigious Stockholm Challenge Award and was recognised in the Bulletin Smart 100
Social enterprises involve and affect everyone, from those sitting around the boardroom tables of our worlds business communities to the subsistence farming communities in the developing world. Every person, every community can play a part, and every community has a stake in doing so.
It's time for us to discover how we can play our role.
Venue: Papa Goose
91-93 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
27th April 2017, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Ticket Price includes GST
Bookings Close: 24th April 2017