Nieves Murray is the new CEO of Suicide Prevention Australia, and boasts extensive leadership experience across multiple sectors. She is this week’s Changemaker.
Murray began her career in the 1980s as a Bluescope steel trainee engineer – one of only a handful of female engineers employed in steel manufacturing at the time.
After studying psychology at the University of Wollongong, she began a successful leadership career in local government and community-owned organisations.
From 2006 to 2017 Murray served as CEO of aged care provider IRT Group, …
Bullies always go for what they perceive as weakness, says psychologist and behaviourist Adam Blanch in answer to a reader question about why they are being bullied at work.
“Dear Adam, I was getting bullied at work and I do not understand why. The bully and his friend would ask me questions about my private life. Then they would make snide comments about everything, my hobbies etc. I started only talking to them about work and a pleasant ‘good morning’ and ‘thank you’, then the bully …
As the leading contemporary arts centre in Melbourne’s West, Footscray Community Arts Centre works closely with Indigenous, culturally and linguistically diverse and disability communities to develop their artistic potential as emerging leaders.
Due to this, it is uniquely placed to deliver professional development programs for the not-for-profit and public sector through its Generate workshop series.
The need for volunteer leaders to apply ethical decision-making in the way they design and manage their volunteer program is often taken for granted, write Volunteering Victoria ahead of the Volunteering Victoria National Volunteer Week Forum.
Volunteer managers and leaders with a desire to “walk the talk” in volunteering are often confronted with situations that challenge their personal and professional ethics.
Leaders and managers of volunteers face ethical dilemmas in the workplace every day. Whether it is brought on by the changing not-for-profit environment and outside …
Jeremy Heimans is the co-founder and CEO of Purpose, co-founder of GetUp! and co-author of New Power, which reveals how the ability to harness the energy of the connected crowd is reshaping politics, business and society.
Heimans has been building movements since the age of eight.
As a child activist he ran media campaigns and lobbied leaders on issues like children’s rights and nuclear non-proliferation.
By 2004, he had dropped out of Oxford to co-found a campaign group in the US presidential elections that used crowdfunding …
What type of world do you want to live in by 2030? This is the question attendees are being asked to ponder on 2 June at the Social Good Summit Australia.
The Social Good Summit Australia is part of a global effort to drive social change related to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that were set by the UN as a target for 2015-2030.
Since 2010, the Social Good Summit has been held annually in New York to provide an opportunity for members of the …
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