Thursday, 14 November 2019
Jacobs, Level 15, 452 Flinders Street, Melbourne
This inspirational session will provide you with the skills and drive to think big and believe in yourself to tackle major problems and create significant change in the world.
Being a Changemaker means being someone who’s able to inspire others. A Changemaker not only adapts to change but becomes the change they want to see.
The Australian Water Association Young Water Professionals are excited to partner with Engineers Without Borders and RedR to bring you our Professional Development series event on what it takes to be a Changemaker.
Rosie Wheen (WaterAid), Andreas Henschke (EWB) and Kirsten Sayers (RedR) will inspire you to go outside of your comfort zone and do something different to make a positive change to the world. This event will explore examples, skills and inspiration to tackle major problems and create significant change.
Rosie Wheen is an imaginative and committed leader and current CEO of WaterAid. Rosie has been part of WaterAid since its earliest days and contributed in significant ways to its development as the leading in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector in Australia and our region.
Andreas Henschke is a Mechanical Engineer at WSP and current Victorian Chapter President of Engineers Without Borders. Andreas has a passion for emerging water technologies and for making a positive contribution to the industry through his involvement in humanitarian work and various industry groups.
Kirsten Sayers is CEO of international humanitarian organisation, RedR Australia. RedR partners with communities, governments and the United Nations, before, during, and after crises and conflict. Former lawyer and diplomat, Kirsten leverages business leadership and humanitarian diplomacy to put Australia’s people and skills at the forefront of principled international humanitarian action.
Registrations close Monday 11 November 4pm.
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