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Alicia Curtis's Blog – July 2009 Archive (9)

Featured Member Interview: Sam Maxwell

I've had the pleasure of getting to know Sam Maxwell over the last couple of months and impressed with his generosity, determination and ability to juggle many different aspects in his life! A new but active member of yGen, I wanted to share a little more about what makes Sam tick! So he has kindly answered a few questions of mine! Enjoy reading more about Sam, he's definitely a sports… Continue

Added by Alicia Curtis on July 28, 2009 at 3:30am — No Comments

Event: Ship for World Youth

Another awesome opportunity for young leaders to expand their leadership knowledge and contacts.

The Japanese Embassy in Australia is seeking participants for the 22nd

Ship for World Youth program.

The Japanese government has announced that Australia has been selected

as one of the countries that will participate in the 22nd Ship for

World Youth (SWY22) Program.

They are now seeking a 12 member delegation of Australian young… Continue

Added by Alicia Curtis on July 23, 2009 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Event: Brightest Young Minds

The Brightest Young Minds Summit is on again. This year’s Summit will be held from 27 September - 2 October at the University of Sydney.

“Each year, the Brightest Young Minds brings together 100 of Australia’s brightest young people between the ages of 18-28 to work together and develop new social entrepreneurship initiatives, receiving mentoring from some of the country’s most inspiring business and community leaders.”

Applications are open to all young Australians aged… Continue

Added by Alicia Curtis on July 21, 2009 at 10:53pm — No Comments

Are you a talented public speaker?

Strictly Speaking is a brand new TV series for the ABC: a talent show with a twist.

Program Information:

With the drama of a dance off, the jeopardy of a successful soufflé and the thrill of hitting the right notes, in this TV reality competition, contestants tackle what for most people is their greatest fear: public speaking.

We will select 27 people with an extraordinary talent for public speaking. They will strive to be crowned Australia's best public… Continue

Added by Alicia Curtis on July 16, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Ebook: Start up and Change the World

Thanks to yGen mentor Donnie Maclurcan for tweeting about this ebook.


Added by Alicia Curtis on July 14, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Video: You are the future of Philanthropy

This is a fantastic talk by Katherine Fulton sketches the new future of philanthropy -- one where collaboration and innovation allow regular people to do big things, even when money is scarce. Giving five practical examples of crowd-driven philanthropy, she calls for a new generation of citizen leaders. What do you think of the examples she talks… Continue

Added by Alicia Curtis on July 14, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Perth Event: TEDucation - next Monday

Check out event details below of an event run by yGen member, Tim Kenworthy.

You're invited to the third ever Youth Tree TEDucation Video Night to be held at SCITECH (This time we should have time at the end to play within Scitech, re-living our favourite childhood days)

Watch stuff (inspiring interesting and incredible videos)

Discuss stuff (conversations based around ideas brought up in the videos)

Eat stuff (everyone brings some food to share)

Learn… Continue

Added by Alicia Curtis on July 10, 2009 at 8:07am — No Comments

Ebook: Thinque Funky

Thinque Funky is the first manifesto from Anders Sorman-Nilsson. Anders will be hosting a webinar for yGen members on the Thursday 16th July about his new book. See Main page for registration details.

You can read Anders book online below or download it here. You can buy your signed copy at… Continue

Added by Alicia Curtis on July 2, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Expert Introduced: David Deane-Spread

I'd like to introduce to you our newest yGen mentor, David Deane-Spread. We are really fortunate to have his involvement in yGen because he is a leader that truly walks the talk! Check out his profile page below to read about some of his interesting career experiences. His expertise lies in his knowledge and understanding in leadership, business, mastering your attitudes and personal performance.

Here are David's thoughts on a few questions I asked… Continue

Added by Alicia Curtis on July 1, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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