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CONGRATULATIONS to all the Finalists and Nominees of the Difference Maker Diversity Awards

What are the Difference Maker Diversity Awards? Our Difference Maker Diversity Awards is a State award that looks for and recognises a board and individual director in the WA Not for Profit sector who are really seeking to engage with people who bring a different perspective. The Difference Maker Diversity Awards highlight those who have […]

CONGRATULATIONS! To the 2018 Winners and Finalists of the Difference Maker Diversity Awards

Over 45 people attended the State of the Nation event which celebrates the achievements of the Engaging Young Leaders on Aged Care and Community Boards program and winners of the Difference Maker Diversity Awards which recognises one person and one organisation who are championing diversity on boards. On behalf of Community Vision, Greg Martin Chair – […]

CONGRATULATIONS! To all the Finalists and Nominees of the Difference Maker Diversity Awards

What are Difference Maker Diversity Awards? Our Difference Maker Diversity Awards is a State award that looks for and recognises a board and individual director in the WA Not for Profit sector who are really seeking to engage with people who bring a different perspective. The Difference Maker Diversity Awards highlight those who have taken […]

Congratulate the Graduates of ELGP 2018

Last night we congratulated the ELGP Graduates of 2018!  Please find below their video snapshots of the program and their group projects.  You can check out their biographies here. They have also worked very hard to create five exceptional projects that will be added to the online resource toolkit.  You may download and distribute them […]

Five Reasons to Nominate for the 2018 Difference Maker Diversity Awards

I was speaking with a colleague the other day about the Difference Maker Diversity Awards, she said that she was a bit too busy to stop and think about this award opportunity.  I was thinking that whilst I understand we are all busy, I also thought how we don’t do ourselves any favours when we […]

Why are the Difference Maker Diversity Awards Important?

In 2017 we established the Difference Maker Diversity Awards as a key strategy to acknowledge people who were champing diversity on boards. I remember at the time being asked why it was important. This question gave me the occasion to explain why I think awards like this are so vital in supporting change. Our world […]

ELGP 2018 Kicks Off

Buzz in the Room! We were very excited to launch the 6th Emerging Leaders in Governance (ELGP) program on the 7th February 2018 with 20 exceptional participants.   With over 45 people in the room, there was definitely the buzz that comes from a shared purpose and commitment to collaboration.  Dr Nicky Howe encouraged participants […]

Diversity Award Interview with Justine Colyer, CEO of Rise Network

Last week I had the great pleasure of interviewing Justine Colyer, CEO of Rise Network, about her recent Difference Maker Diversity Award. The Difference Maker Diversity Awards highlight those who are showing exceptional leadership, courage and commitment in promoting diversity to achieve better governance outcomes for their organisation and for society. After completing the Emerging […]

Important Dates

ELGP Graduation – Wednesday, 17th May, 6 – 8.30pm The 2017 ELGP cohort have been working exceptionally hard and have thoroughly benefited from meeting so many Community Partners throughout the ELGP workshops, site visits, panel discussions, mentoring meetings, board observations, traineeship marketplace and events.  Graduation is an opportunity to celebrate their hard work and hear […]

Difference Maker Diversity Awards Launch

Difference Maker Diversity Awards Information The Difference Maker Diversity Awards recognises a board and director in the WA Not-For-Profit sector who are championing diversity in the board room. The award highlights those who are showing exceptional leadership, courage and commitment in promoting diversity to achieve better governance outcomes for their organisation and society.  The award […]

Stories from ELGP Alumni – Louise Forster

Congratulations to ELGP Alumni Louise Forster for recently graduating with a Master of Business Adminstration (MBA) from the University of Western Australia (UWA). At Southcare we are about empowering people and enriching lives, so it has been terrific to support Louise through her journey.  Here are some words about her experience… In late 2012 I made […]

What No One Tells You about Justine Colyer

Securing financial support for the Engaging Young Leaders on Aged Care and Community Boards has proved to be both an act of resilience and an act of pure joy.  I recently had the great privilege to experience an act of joy. This happened when Justine Colyer contacted me to ask how she could provide financial […]