LISTEN > Dr Rossa Chiu discusses taking on the cancer epidemic with a team of young guns in Hong Kong Not only has Dr Rossa Chiu won numerous international awards … Continued
By Johanna Pitman, Advance.org CEO The richness of Australia is not just in our minerals and resources, but the diversity and dynamism of our people. The recently released report by … Continued
LISTEN > Micro biologies to macro environmental trends with Professors Jill Banfield and Karen Day Two preeminent female professors discuss careers in science and leadership in STEMM reflecting on what … Continued
LISTEN > Meet a young Fintech mastermind taking Asian cashless economies by storm Yong In Cho is a fintech expert, specialising in the payments industry, with deep knowledge of the … Continued
LISTEN > Understanding big weather patterns and long-term climatic effects with meteorologist Professor Jenni Evans Where can a career in big data take you and how do you hold on … Continued
It’s all we talk about these days — how has COVID affected life, work, play, friendships, community, and business, and when will everything be back to normal? While sometimes it feels overwhelming living in a metropolis that’s regularly been featured as the epicentre of a global pandemic, the exciting and hopeful thing we notice every day is that the heart and soul of New York City lives on quietly in the background; while we get on with a new type of normal.
A hunter of dying stars and an advocate of diverse thinking, Professor Bryan Gaensler grapples with the enormity of unanswered questions.
In our latest #bornglobal Coffee Pods we ask ‘What does regreening the planet with tech look like?’ According to our guest Dr Susan Graham, we can restore 500 billion trees by 2060. Listen in to this extraordinary conversation with young Australian entrepreneur and Advance Award winner, hosted by Holly Ransom.
Advance is launching the #bornglobal Coffee Pods podcast series hosted by Holly Ransom. In this first episode we are joined by NASA’s Dr Abigail Allwood as she lands the Perseverance Rover on Mars in real-time. Listen to this personal interview with an Australian trailblazer.
Advance.org Ambassador Emeritus in the United States of America Josephine Linden, recently spoke with the 27th Prime Minister of Australia and Past Advance Patron the Hon. Julia Gillard AC, on Australians abroad and words of wisdom to the next generation of women leaders.
Hello friend, In a turnaround from last year, we’re starting 2021 with optimism here in Australia. As all countries wrestled with the trade-offs of protecting health and the economy, we have seen … Continued
It is a strange and challenging time for so many right now, but in the cultural melting pot of Singapore, I see changes sparked by the pandemic that will redefine the way we work and business focus for years to come. Environmental and social responsibility, employee wellbeing and flexible working are the big winners as prolonged travel restrictions overturn the “old normal” for expats and locals alike.
We initially created #GlobalReaders for families in lockdown. It was so popular we are expanding the range of stories for young global Australian readers. These stories are read by John Williamson-Noble. John … Continued
We initially created #GlobalReaders for families in lockdown. It was so popular we are expanding the range of stories for young global Australian readers. These stories are read by Sophie Blackall. Sophie Blackall … Continued
From the CEO What a remarkable end to the year! Thank you to the 1,300 members and friends who completed the Advance Annual Survey of Global Australians. The survey revealed many new … Continued
WATCH > Peter Varghese AO, Chancellor of the University of Queensland and the most recent Secretary of DFAT in conversation. READ > The transcript of the program is now available … Continued
READ > Bricks and mortar rebound won’t reverse online shift quoting Richard Umbers Advance.org is pleased to announce the appointment of retail and logistics leader Richard Umbers and mobile technology … Continued
Former NSW Premier, and a respected leader across business, sporting and cultural organisations, The Hon. Nick Greiner AC discussed his priorities as Australia’s incoming Consul-General to New York. In partnership … Continued
By Adam Malouf, Advance.org Ambassador in the United Arab Emirates, FAICD We welcome our new Advance.org Ambassador in the UAE, Adam Malouf. Adam is the Chief Investment Officer for a … Continued
WATCH > A conversation with the Hon. Minister Dominello MP, Minister for Customer Services in the NSW Government READ > The transcript of the conversation is now available. Advance.org CEO … Continued
WATCH > The Advance Awards 2020 Celebration READ > The Advance Awards 2020 Program A NASA research scientist and a cutting-edge technologist whose work ranges from creative design to self-driving … Continued
From the CEO CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the Advance Awards 2020! We celebrated a number of firsts this year, including our 37 finalists, hosting the Awards online, the introduction of a … Continued
YONG IN CHO Yong In Cho is a fintech expert, specialising in the payments industry, with deep knowledge of the financial technology market across Asia. Currently the Head of eCommerce for … Continued
CAT THAO NGUYEN Cat Thao Nguyen is a trailblazer. Cat Thao (Nguyễn Cát Thảo) is the Managing Director of Global Ready LLC and Lumina Learning Partner, assisting organisations and individuals to … Continued
DR ABIGAIL ALLWOOD Dr Abigail Allwood is at the cutting-edge of space exploration. She is one of only seven principal investigators developing innovative instruments to accompany the Mars 2020 Rover expedition. … Continued
DR BART KOLODZIEJCZYK Dr Bart Kolodziejczyk is a nanoscientist and inventor intent on busting his brilliance out of the lab and into the world of commercialisation. Bart is addressing health, energy … Continued
ANDREW HUDSON To meet crisis day in and day out, Executive Director and CEO of Crisis Action, Andrew Hudson, relies on honesty, trust and inspiration. As an international human rights lawyer … Continued
PROFESSOR JILL BANFIELD A mineralogist-turned-microbiologist, Jill Banfield has made outstanding contributions to our understanding of the structure, function and diversity of microbial communities in natural environments and the human body. Jill has … Continued
PROFESSOR JUSTIN WOLFERS Described as one of Australia’s most unorthodox and influential academic exports, Professor Justin Wolfers shifts the lens on economic discourse and the stereotype of economics in equal measure. As a … Continued
PAUL CHAPMAN Originally from Melbourne, Paul Chapman co-founded the game-changing ‘Moneytree’ platform, giving people greater control over their finances and disrupting Japan’s digital banking environment in the same beat. The first generation … Continued
JESS CONOPLIA A global leader shaping film and television industry policy, Jess Conoplia has actively lead on-screen sector development, diversity and advocacy for members world-wide. As President of the Association of Film … Continued
Meet the finalists Congratulations to the 37 finalists of the Advance Awards 2020. You can watch the Advance Awards 2020 celebration here. Alumni Award The Alumni Award recognises graduates of Australian … Continued
GARRY MCQUINN As a maverick of global stage productions, Garry McQuinn operates at the heart of untold stories and new audiences. Adept at strumming the tension between the creative and commercial worlds, … Continued
PREMESH CHANDRAN As an important proponent of free speech in Malaysia and a disruptor of the media landscape, Premesh Chandran creates space for voices against corruption and government abuses. Premesh is a … Continued
WATCH > We celebrated the launch of Advance in Japan with inaugural Advance Ambassador Melanie Brock. Advance.org Chairman Yasmin Allen joined the Hon. Richard Court AC, Australia’s Ambassador to Japan … Continued
WATCH > Advance Award Winner Leanne Kemp shares her experience at an Advance.org roundtable. In a fast paced discussion, QLD Chief Entrepreneur and Everledger CEO, Leanne Kemp, shared her experience … Continued
SURVEY > The survey has closed for 2020. This year’s survey builds on the work done in 2019 with the, ‘They Still Call Australia Home’ Report that explores the attitudes … Continued
READ > Future focused: governance developments on the COVID-19 journey including questions directors can ask to test their organisation’s approach a report by Karina Marcar and Brian Freestone Research conducted … Continued
WATCH > Ballerina Georgia Neaverson in conversation with Maria MacNamara Ballerina Georgia Neaverson who started dancing at age three is now 21 years old, and talks about her life as … Continued
WATCH > Yasmin Allen, Chairman of Advance.org welcomes Managing Partner of Main Sequence Ventures, Bill Bartee to introduce the approach taken building the next global industrial giants from Australia. Australia … Continued
WATCH > Zoe Daniel, former Washington Bureau Chief for the ABC, in conversation with Advance.org READ > Transcript of the conversation is now available Sharing insights from her life as … Continued
WATCH > Leanne Kemp interview the Advance.org CEO Maria MacNamara. Our CEO is normally the one asking the questions. The tables are turned and she is now in conversation with … Continued
WATCH > Lucy Turnbull AO in conversation with Johanna Pitman, Head of Insights at Advance.org Sharing her insights as a lifelong urbanist, Lucy Hughes Turnbull AO outlined how Covid19 is … Continued
WATCH > Simon Wardley shares the power of Wardley Mapping to unlock the complexity of strategic decision making In this special Advance Connect seminar, business strategy icon, Simon Wardley, inspired … Continued
READ > Transcript of the presentation by Andrew Liveris AO and the Q&A that followed. Andrew N. Liveris AO, global Board Member and Advisor to Presidents Obama and Trump and … Continued
The Australian Ambassador to Indonesia, His Excellency Mr Gary Quinlan AO, shared on-the-ground insights into the maturing relationship between Australia and Indonesia with the recent commencement of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive … Continued
LISTEN > Rowena Lee reads specially selected stories for families at home during the pandemic. We created #GlobalReaders for families in lockdown and we are continuing to share stories for young global … Continued
The UK Minister for Investment, Lord Gerry Grimstone of Boscobel Kt, joined His Excellency The Honourable George Brandis QC to provide Advance.org partners and guests with a rare glimpse into … Continued
LISTEN > Distinguished Professor Genevieve Bell AO, FTSE opening remarks at the Advance.org global digital roundtable on what it means to build something new in 2020. Advance Global Australian Award … Continued
Mark Adams is an Australian in the Bay Area. He is the managing director of UnReal HiTech, and hosts the podcast ‘Recruiting Reimagined’ presented by Curious Thing AI. In this conversation with Advance.org CEO Maria MacNamara, he talks about his entrepreneurial journey to Silicon Valley, how technology is helping the global jobs market in rebounding the economy, and his interest in promoting Australia’s technology potential.