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The MiVote Council cordially invites you to share in an exclusive and impactful evening with the hottest social and political movement on the planet. Join us as we celebrate the critical relationship between entrepreneurial endeavour and social good.  


– RSVP below • Guests welcome • Invitation only event – 

The panel challenge: 

What role do entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial businesses have in developing and shaping their broader community?


Ash Rosshandler

CEO Goodcompany and Karma Currency Foundation

Ash heads up both the Karma Currency Foundation and Goodcompany – Australia’s first holistic Workplace Giving and Volunteering Rewards Platform. Today the foundation supports over 2,000 charities, has the largest charitable gift registry in the world and has delivered over $20 m to charities ($7m in cash and $13m in volunteering matching services).


Christine Christian

Company Director and Investor and Deputy President, State Library of Victoria

Christine is a leading Australian company director and investor. She is a Director of ME Bank, Lonsec Fiscal Holdings, the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority (VMIA) and New York-based Powerlinx Inc. She serves on the board and is Deputy President of the State Library of Victoria, and is immediate past president of Chief Executive Women.


Rebecca Blurton

CEO & Founder, Indigenous Women in Business & Moorditj

Rebecca is the Founder and CEO of Moorditj, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Indigenous Women in Business, and member of the MiVote Council. Rebecca has managed and coordinated Indigenous employment initiatives and economic development programs and strives to make an impact in Australia by closing the gap for women and Indigenous people.


Richard Hames

CEO, Centre for the Future

Described by Forbes Asia as “one of the smartest people on the planet”, Dr Richard Hames is one of Australia's most distinguished futurists. He is CEO at Centre for the Future, Partner at Hames McGregor + Partners, Chairman of the Asian Foresight Institute, an elected Fellow of the World Academy of Art & Science, member of the MiVote Council, and a personal mentor to Heads of State, CEOs and entrepreneurs.


Susan Oliver

Founding Chairman, Scale Investors

Susan is an entrepreneur, company director and named as one of the 100 women of influence by Westpac and AFR. She is founding chairman of Scale Investors, co-inventor of two software systems and co-founder of a technology start-up. Susan co-founded The Big Issue in Australia and headed the Australian Commission for the Future.


Jack Hylands

CEO DUCERE Global Business School

Jack is CEO of Dūcere Global Business School - A social enterprise that works with universities and leading organisations to deliver industry focused degrees in Australia, and through this funds the work of the Dūcere Foundation, improving literacy in 16 African nations. Jack is an alumnus of Teach First, a social enterprise focused on educational disadvantage in the UK, and a former management consultant across the education, finance and telecoms sectors. 


Laurice Temple

Chief Impact Leader

Laurice is a visionary leader with over 25 year’s international experience. She is an entrepreneurial business owner, mentor, advisor, speaker and non-executive director. Her start-up business, Ripple Affect, offers coaching and advisory services with a strong focus on sustainable and values driven approaches.



6.45pm -7pm  Arrival
7pm - 7.15pm  Welcome and refreshments
7:15 - 8:00pm  The panel challenge; some of Australia’s leading thinkers and entrepreneurs discuss the role that entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial businesses have in developing and shaping their broader community and generating social good.
8:00 - 8:30pm  Presentation of the hottest political and social movement on the planet
8:30 - 9:00pm  Next steps and networking

 Event Details:

  • November 30, 2016 at 7pm – 9pm
  • Queens Hall - State Library of Victoria
    328 Swanston St
    Melbourne, VIC 3000
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  • Dietary requirements please contact our event organiser Adrian Di Fede

Will you come?