Social Enterprise Spotlight: Edda Hamar from Undress Runways

By Ricky Sheward On this day, two years ago, in Savar, Bangladesh, an eight-story building collapsed, killing 1,129 people and injuring 2,515 more. Who were these people? Employees of various garment factories, working for fashion retailers who are more than happy to exploit them for the sake of profit. I could list those retailers here, … More Social Enterprise Spotlight: Edda Hamar from Undress Runways

Social Enterprise Spotlight: Gifts4Good

At Milaana we love to shine a light on socially conscious organisations who welcome student volunteers. Please welcome Alison Gray, the founder of Gifts4Good, an online shopping portal where every purchase contributes to a good cause. How did you get the idea for Gifts4Good? The inspiration came from two places: 1)    I stumbled across several … More Social Enterprise Spotlight: Gifts4Good

Why every grad needs to do skilled volunteering before they graduate

Written by: Teigan Margetts, Graduate Program Manager The Useless Advice Epidemic  I’ve been in this game long enough to tell you that there is more competition than ever for graduate jobs. As I’ve previously discussed, we are in the midst of a graduate employability crisis whereby even the best, most intelligent and best prepared graduates … More Why every grad needs to do skilled volunteering before they graduate

Milaana Features: Kaylene Langford from StartUp Creative

A few weeks ago I ventured down to the beautiful Burleigh Heads to meet with Kaylene Langford from StartUp Creative. Kaylene is young entrepreneur who recently began living the dream of “working for herself”. Her organisation, StartUp Creative, is a unique business incubator, professional development and mentoring program tailored specifically for young people. Kaylene and I … More Milaana Features: Kaylene Langford from StartUp Creative

Making ideas happen and engaging Students

In the past week i have been very fortunate to have featured on two online platforms for Milaana’s work. One is a great Australian website called Ideas hoist, a digital platform for Australian’s making ideas happen. Ideas Hoist is the brain child of Steven Speldewinde from the Social Deck and I was beyond honoured to interviewed! They have … More Making ideas happen and engaging Students