Recap: Social Enterprise Inspiration and Internships event

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

Everyone Meet Lucinda!

When Hollie left for Sydney in July this year she left us in extremely capable hands. Everyone meet Lucinda, our Milaana QLD Engagement Manager and all-round incredible person! If there is ever something that can be fixed or improved, Lucinda is the first person on it. She transforms our processes and documents into works of … More Everyone Meet Lucinda!

Everyone Meet Rahul!

Everyone meet Rahul! He is a student at the University of Queensland where he studies his Masters in Business with a big focus on entrepreneurship! He is our longest serving hero having been with Milaana for ten months and has played such a vital role in the start-up of the organisation! Rahul originally completed his … More Everyone Meet Rahul!

The Impact Youth Social Enterprise Conference

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

Hero Profile – Sophie!

Sophie Wood Age: 21     Country: Australia University: Griffith University Gold Coast Studying: Marketing and Journalism Area of Interest: Blogging, social enterprise and marketing for social change Hobbies: Reading, writing and blogging Briefly describe yourself and tell us something a little quirky. Hi I’m Sophie! I am a marketing and journalism student studying at Griffith … More Hero Profile – Sophie!

Dinner at Parliament House with Brisbane’s Young Change Makers!

Last Wednesday I had the very humbling honour to be invited by the Foundation for Young Australians to an intimate “Democracy Dinner” with the Speaker of QLD’s Parliament House, Fiona Simpson. It was an incredible opportunity to be in a room surrounded by young change-makers passionately discussing our system and how to further engage Australia’s … More Dinner at Parliament House with Brisbane’s Young Change Makers!

Launching the QLD Social Enterprise Council!

The Social Enterprise scene in Brisbane is blossoming with an estimated 300+  social enterprises already up and running in the city. In lew of this momentum and 10 years in the making, the Queensland Social Enterprise Council (QSEC) officially launched at QUT on Monday! The councils vision is to: To support the development of a … More Launching the QLD Social Enterprise Council!