innerCIRCLE6 is a unique speaker series featuring diverse thinkers and influencers direct from the impact innovation space. With the focus squarely set on female founders and entrepreneurs, each panel member shares the learnings from their own entrepreneurial journey, as well as key trends in the sector. Radiate Coaching is proud to support women in business with this inspiring evening, hosted and moderated by Patricia Kaziro.
Speaker Series 2: Build your own tribe: when tech, business & impact intersect
Our event is part of Spark Festival 2018
Build your own tribe: when tech, business & impact intersect
Hear how empowered women can solve social and environmental problems by galvanising the community
Want to find out how you can start a movement in under 10 days? How can technology play a vital role in connecting people so that together, we can create meaningful change in our society? Join us on October 31 when our panel of entrepreneurs come together for a fireside chat. Find out who’s behind some thoroughly modern social innovation in Sydney and beyond. You can expect a lively discussion by our panel of innovators, people driving social and environmental change by building tribes of people who care about the same causes. Our panel will be sharing key insights and fascinating stories about what the future of collaboration and community building looks like and how you too can build your own community to create change.
The evening will be hosted by Patricia Kaziro, Founder of innerCIRCLE6 Speaker Series and Radiate Coaching. Women’s business coach and educator. A community organiser who established and directed a community service for mental health patients in conjunction with City of Sydney and St Vincent's Hospital.
Our speakers are:
Sara Rickards – Co-Founder, Re:Purpose for Good, fuckgiving movement
Biomedical scientist and environmental engineer. Hear how female entrepreneurs are tackling Australia’s waste problems through innovative means. Working on community projects, to pledge their time and commit to making a difference by creating food forests, reducing plastic packaging and cocreating solutions about issues they care about.
Amelia Loye – Founder & Managing Director, engage2
The importance for female entrepreneurs to make the right connections to build successful businesses that tackle social problems. Hear about a new NFP in Sydney that will help people maximise their social impact through civic innovation.
Tom Dawkins – Co-Founder & CEO, StartSomeGood
Forget banks! This crowdfunding and a soon to be launched crowdlending platform allows female entrepreneurs to receive funding directly from everyday investors to tackle social and environmental problems.
Ground-breaking women and men can change the world.
Here’s a taste of what our Speakers have to say:
Why is community just as important in 2018 as it was 2000 years ago?
We derive value and meaning from our connections. Technologies and innovations that are not readily available to everyone are widening the gaps between people.
The power of reconvening and wilfully investing in creating communities is that there's potential to close the gaps and bring people back together. We can move towards collective leadership on important issues. How we think of community is changing, and through a modern meeting of people we can move away from an individulistic culture to solve pressing social problems. I think it's important for anyone of my generation to have an understanding about the power of community and now is a great time to get your head around the issue.
What is the primary value of community building in the digital age? When courting our differences can be uncomfortable, why should we care to engage?
The value is different for each of us because it comes down to the relationships that you create as an individual. Each person you build a relationship with can help you to understand and define your values, as well as the value of the service that you are offering to others. If your values are aligned, and you’re comfortable asking, the people and organisations you build these relationships with can help you to maximise your own impact, as well as each others' – it can be a very powerful synergy.
Technology is just one enabler that can help leverage impact: to find and connect with others and to amplify and scale your impact for the people that you’re driven to support.
Is the lifespan of a movement as important as the impact made in the time available?
Movements are created to create change - so I would say that the length is much less important than the impact in most cases. I would love for the fuckgiving movement and many other global movements to reach an endpoint fast as f*. Because there is so much to be done to heal our relationships with ourselves, each other and the planet.
In my crowdfunding workshops I’m fond of telling the story of the Statue of Liberty, and her installation costs, which were covered thanks to a public appeal placed in the newspaper by Joseph Pulitzer. In response 120 000 people gave on average 84c each, and that's why Lady Liberty is in New York Harbour today.
My point in telling this story is that crowdfunding is not new. Communities have been aggregating their resources to fund civic outcomes forever. But the costs of doing this made it mostly the domain of governments, religions and industrialists like Pulitzer.
So what's changed isn't the desire to continue to support communal causes but the accessibility of raising funds.
Crowdfunding as we think of it today, on sites like StartSomeGood, represents the democratisation not of funding but of fundraising.
Crowdfunding is just one of a number of tools that connect creators and changemakers, artists and activists, organisers and entrepreneurs to engaged and empowered tribes capable of getting things done.
It's this capacity to impact the future, moreso even than voting, that is at the heart of our democracy.
Join us on the 31st and be inspired. How can you build your own tribe and take on the world through tech?
*Beer on tap and Wine available on the evening (included in your ticket)*
Speaker Series 1: For your ears only. The soft power of women in business.
Need some inspiration this winter? Join a dynamic panel of women for a fireside chat on July 11. This eye-opening exploration will uncover the soft power that women hold, using their voices as an instrument for change. How do women express themselves through business, creativity and innovation for the benefit of people and planet? A diverse panel, featuring several female founders and women immersed in the innovation space, will be sharing their key insights and stories of how they channel their voice to maximise the impact of their work.
The evening will be hosted by Patricia Kaziro, Founder of Radiate Coaching. Our speakers are:
Rosary Coloma – Co-Founder, Beneco Futures
Nicola Hazell – SheStarts Director, Head of Diversity & Impact, BlueChilli
Blaise McCann- CEO & Founder, Hear Us Roar
Marley Palin - CEO & Founder, Glue and You
Here’s a taste of what our Speakers have to say:
Why have you set this Speaker Series up?
When women have a chance to show up we do more than that. We work hard, work well together and women are so much more than our stereotypes. I am so often amazed when I meet women doing incredible things and I wonder why I never hear about them in the media. I want to give women a platform to share their stories, what it is they’re passionate about and working towards in their daily lives. Women who use their power wisely to help others and those that can shine a light for other women to show them how they can also step up.
What have you observed about the power of women's voices to create a positive impact through business? Your voice allows you to do what?
What I've observed is that when we women passionately use our voices together with our largely nurturing and caring nature, we are more able to influence the business world to care about making a positive impact, rather than just trying to convince people solely through facts and data. My voice as a co-founder of a purpose-driven business, allows me to influence business and society to drive innovation towards addressing important societal and environmental challenges.
How has your voice grown since you started Hear Us Roar? Does your business allow you to do anything that you couldn't do before?
People are more likely to listen to what I say now that I have my own business.
I’m in rooms with men that would otherwise not be listening to me – who are now hanging on to my every word. It’s been a truly powerful experience.
How does Glue and You help women who we often don't see or hear in society? What inspired you to create a platform that gives a voice to the issue of Domestic Violence (DV)?
Domestic Violence impacts 1 in 3 women in Australia, which is an incredibly large section of our population; but because of the shame and stigma associated with DV, survivors are deprived of a sense a community. There is no place for domestic violence survivors to connect and support each other.
I truly believe that you can’t be what you can’t see. These women need to see other women who have weathered the storm and survived. Women in 6 months time, 5 years time, 10 years time. They need to see women who have rebuilt careers and rekindled friendships. They need to see women who are thriving and happy, so they know that they too get to be happy. Glue and You is a tribe of women who have faced the eye of the storm, but come through the other side, and are now holding a map for those still lost inside.
Join us on the 11th and be inspired. How can you use your voice for change?
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