Name: Hayden Wilkinson Age: 22 What do you study: BA (Hons) + BSc at the University of Queensland Position at Milaana: UQ Staff and Administrative Engagement Coordinator What’s your best remedy for stress? Hitting the pavement and running for as far as my legs will take me; Why did you join Milaana: Seeing the range … More Everyone Meet Hayden
Name: Olivia Shaw Age: 21 What do you study: UQ- Bachelor of Business Management Position at Milaana: Team Leader/President What inspires you to engage with your community? The need for people who have been educated to advance a cause. What is great about the millennial generation is as a whole we are well educated, sympathetic … More Everyone Meet Olivia
Name: Frank Sikalas Age: 32 What do you study: Griffith University-Graduate Certificate in Marketing Position at Milaana: Griffith Tribe Leader What inspires you to engage with your community? Creativity, culture and innovation are the underlying essence of everything that I do. This is what drives me to share and inspire others within the community. What’s … More Everyone Meet Frank!
The first time Milaana featured Sophie on the blog was for her 2014 Hero Profile when she was creating our social media and content. In my role as chief editor for Milaana in 2015 I have been supported and encouraged by Sophie. At the beginning when I got that niggling feeling of self-doubt, she brushed … More Milaana Success Story: Sophie Wood
Word by: Lucy Skadins At Milaana, our mission is to empower and inspire future social leaders. This requires personal and professional development as well as community engagement. Social leaders are created when their ambitions thrive from community collaboration and they can work collectively to create solutions to community issues. What begins as an individual endeavour … More Community Collaboration: The Story of a River Dolphin
Name: Miranda Amey Age: 20 Study: Bachelor of Business Management (Majoring in Marketing) at The University of Queensland Position at Milaana: Society Engagement Officer at UQ Why did you join Milaana? I have always enjoyed volunteering and the prospect of internships and volunteer work for cause driven projects is something I was looking for. However, … More Everyone Meet Miranda!
Words by Lucy Skadins Success, Noun 1. the favourable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavours; the accomplishment of one’s goals. 2. the attainment of wealth, position, honours, or the like. From a young age many of us learned what society defined as success. More often than not, that success came from our external … More Your Success
Words by: Ricky Sheward If I asked you to make a list of words that described great leadership, what would be on your list? Would it look like this list by the members of LinkedIn’s Executive Suite? The usual suspects fill the page. Accountable, courageous, ethical, responsible. But what about Empathic? You know, the ability … More Do unto others: The importance of empathy in leadership