Remember that time we spent 2 years building a youth driven social enterprise that looked like a tree? Yeah, that was pretty amazing! Now, we’re making our secret sauce –> Open-Source and giving all we have created over to the community. Wait, what? Sauce? Open Source? Yep. Whilst we are sad to announce that we … More Milaana.org is closing down
What an opportunity! Pitching Milaana with startups from around the world at the 1776 Challenge Cup Festival in Washington DC … More Milaana pitches in 1776 Challenge Cup Festival!
What do men’s underwear, plastic bottles and a man in a monkey suit have to do with social enterprise? For those who attended the Impact Academy/ Milaana Social Enterprise Inspiration and Internship Night, probably more than they ever expected. Do good and do well: the theme was clear throughout all the presentations. Local social entrepreneurs … More Recap: Social Enterprise Inspiration and Internships event
Words by Sophie Wood (Milaana Social Media Hero) Photography by Elise Stephenson (Impact Event Photographer) Three months ago I was browsing through my Facebook feed when I came across an event that sparked my attention. The Impact Youth Social Enterprise Conference was a three-day event that hosted a number of incredible speakers and engaging workshops. I’d … More The Impact Youth Social Enterprise Conference
WOW! What a big few weeks it has been for Milaana and probably you too! Two weeks ago students went back to uni in Brisbane and Gold Coast and Milaana came back with you! Here is a little compilation of our favourite moments… First stop – Griffith QCA! On Monday 28th of July Milaana took … More O-Week and Volunteer Fair Adventures!
What are the capability of todays students & jobseekers? What are young people looking for? How do you scope out great cause-driven learning projects? These key areas remain a mystery for many Non-Profits so they were the focus last week when the Milaana team arrived at Volunteering Gold Coast (VGC) for our very first workshop!!! The workshop was titled ‘The … More Milaana Workshop with Volunteering Gold Coast
Connection. There is nothing quite like the energy that is sparked when like-minded people connect. This is why we love what we do at Milaana so much, we simply help to connect like minded people through community focused projects. Whilst its wonderful to utilise the magic of the internet and software to enable connection anytime, anywhere, … More Milaana Connects! UQ BSPA Event
Wow. The best way to describe the Google experience is simply, wow. How did Milaana end up in Google’s funky hallowed halls you ask? They flew Milaana down! Whhhaaaatttttt! Its true! As the finale to the 12 week Incubate Program, the top 4 teams from the four universities participating in the Incubate program ,were flown by Google … More Milaana goes to GOOGLE!
TED Talks have been my connection to so many of the incredible thought leaders in our world today, keeping my brain challenged and horizons broadened since I first started following the podcasts back in 2008. My longstanding respect for, and admiration of, TED was recently brought to a new level. I attended my first TEDx event on … More Milaana does TEDxUQ
First, because let’s be honest ,it is the most exciting part – the video!!! This is the first video created from our footage that day, crafted specifically for our Crowdfunding campaign! And if your keen for some behind the scenes insights, you can read the story below 🙂 This video had been many weeks in … More Making Milaana’s Video!