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Social Enterprise: from local to global

  • 25 Aug 2022
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Boyd Community Hub Southbank
  • 26



Social enterprise exists to create a fairer and more sustainable world. The last decade has seen a growth in social enterprise both in Australia and globally.

Join us as we explore the rise of social enterprise and the role they will play into the future.

From a young age, Pete Yao’s perspective on life was shaped by his upbringing in south-east Asia and after studying international development, Pete officially joined the social enterprise, Thankyou in 2012. Thankyou offer consumer products that exist for helping end extreme poverty.

As Chief Impact Officer at Thankyou and a Director of the Thankyou Charitable Trust, Pete

works to ensure Thankyou’s funding amplifies impactful change-makers, who are working

towards systemic and sustainable outcomes for vulnerable and low-income communities.

To date, Thankyou has given $17 million to partners serving and partnering with communities around the world living in extreme poverty.

Find out more at https://thankyou.co/about

Cinnamon Evans is an experienced leader in the social enterprise and not-for-profit sectors. She is CEO of CERES Community Environment Park and Chair of SENVIC (Social Enterprise Network Victoria).

Particularly passionate about the role of social enterprise within a broader movement for economic localisation and a transition to a regenerative society.

Social Enterprise Network Victoria (SENVIC) is a community of over 300 social enterprises across Victoria with over 750 people either in social enterprise or supporters and enablers.

SENVIC exists to build a connected community of social enterprises, facilitate access to learning and development opportunities, and increase the voice and influence of social enterprise across Victoria.

Social enterprise needs its own spaces from which to connect, grow and shape the world around us.

Everyone has a role to create a better future. Find out more or join at www.senvic.org.au

We acknowledge the Aboriginal traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we meet. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and future.

Contact: connect@folio.org.au

Melbourne VIC 3000

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