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TiE – Entrepreneurs changing Society


The lovely Rachel Slattery sends me an email every so often (The Watch, The Leading Weekly Newsletter on Australian eBusiness) with events and this is the one I’m off to tomorrow night, TiE – Entrepreneurs changing Society:

TiE is honoured to present Michael Traill and Jack Heath to discuss the way entrepreneurs can make a difference to society.
Michael Traill will present his unique perspective on issues of work-life balance and the
interaction between corporations and the community. Michael will discuss his reasons for founding Social Venture Australia, a not-for-profit organisation which uses relevant business principles and skills from the commercial sector to work in partnership with entrepreneurs to help combat some of Australia’s social problems.
Jack Heath will outline how and why he founded the Inspire Foundation. The Inspire Foundation combines the power of technology with the face-to-face involvement of young people to run programs such as ReachOut! which addresses youth suicide and BeanBag to help bridge the digital divide and address the educational, employment and social needs of young people living in our most underserved communities.


You may remember I discussed ReachOut and community vs portal in this article earlier in the week. Well its time to go and ask some questions methinks :).

Neway, here are the details:

Date Thursday 20th October, 2005
Time 5.30 – 7.30pm
Venue Minter Ellison, Aurora Place, 88 Phillip Street, Sydney
Cost TiE Members $20; TiE Non Members $50

Register here.

Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

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