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Advance Awards 2020

Established in 2012, the Advance Awards recognise the work of Australians making an extraordinary impact on the global stage in industry sectors that are of particular importance to Australia. We … Continued

Born Global : September 2020

From the CEO Spring is in the air in Australia. With it comes the promise of green shoots and the opportunity to begin afresh. Young ballerina Georgia Neaverson shares her journey from … Continued

Advance Connect : Foreign correspondence

WATCH > Zoe Daniel, former Washington Bureau Chief for the ABC, in conversation with Advance.org Sharing insights from her life as a Foreign Correspondent, and as the ABC’s Washington DC … Continued

Born Global : July 2020

From the CEO Lawyers often rely on precedents to inform their decision making. Today, we are in ‘unprecedented’ times. Whether it’s the global pandemic, the economic crisis it precipitated, the … Continued

Mark Adams : Made in Australia

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.

Born Global : June 2020

From the CEO What a difference a month makes! The Advance.org team and have enjoyed meeting global Australians who are living and working around the world as well as those who have chosen … Continued

ADVANCE CONNECT : A conversation with Simon Wardley

We invited Simon Wardley to share his Wardley Mapping method with our community of global Australians. Wardley maps are used within UK government, with particular interest within the Government Digital Service (GDS) for strategic planning and identifying the best targets for government digital service modernisation. ALL WELCOME!

ADVANCE CONNECT : Global Digital Roundtable with Lucy Turnbull AO

As we begin to map the recovery post Covid-19, the accepted wisdom around cities is turned on its head. Everything from the upending of the retail sector to residential property and the shift back to local communities with its impact on infrastructure needs and the delivery of our services. Lucy Turnbull AO will consider what this means for how we shape the way we live, work and play?

ADVANCE CONNECT : A Global Digital Roundtable with Andrew Liveris AO

Special Adviser to the National Covid-19 Coordination Commission – Andrew Liveris AO will join us for a roundtable to discuss the opportunity for Australian in expanding its advanced manufacturing capability.  With thanks to our event sponsors Internet 2.0

Connect : Advance #Coffee Hour

ABOUT We know it’s not always easy coming back to Australia after your experience overseas, and COVID-19 has added an extra dimension of complexity, but you’re not alone. There are … Continued

Dr David Putrino : Human in New York

David Putrino is on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. As the Director of Rehabilitation Innovation of New York’s Mt Sinai Health System, and the 2019 Advance Global Australian … Continued

Future of Women in Tech

Future of Women in Tech is an interactive and action oriented forum that co-creates best practices for supporting women at different critical stages of their career. This is not a … Continued

Carolyn McGregor

Professor Carolyn McGregor AM Carolyn McGregor, is a Research Chair in Health Informatics at Ontario Tech University – and an expert creating techniques to find patterns in numbers. Carolyn’s research … Continued

David Putrino

David is physical therapist with a PhD in Neuroscience. He worked as a clinician in Australia, before moving to the United States to study computational neuroscience at Harvard Medical School, … Continued

Natalie Jeremijenko

One of America’s brightest digital pioneers, Natalie Jeremijenko has been named one of the Top 100 young innovators by the MIT Technology Review, and one of the Top 40 most … Continued

Richard Fuller

Richard Fuller, is an Australian-born, U.S.-based engineer, entrepreneur and environmentalist best known for his work on global pollution issues. He is founder and president of the nonprofit Pure Earth (formerly … Continued

Richard Pestell

“Richard has demonstrated excellence as a physician and oncologist through his achievements and recognition in US medicine, including his current senior position at Thomas Jefferson Medical School. His field of … Continued

Sally Paridis

Sally is the Founder and CEO of CoClear, Inc. CoClear is a web application that communicates the environmental and cost impact of consumer products using existing company data. Sally’s mission … Continued

Steve Paridis

Steve Paridis is the president and founding partner of New York hedge fund Manikay Partners. Interview by Erin Tennant Steve Paridis was enjoying some quality beach time with his wife … Continued

The duo expanding the wardrobes of millions of women: Costa Koulis & Kirsten Kore

The rise of the ‘on-demand’ economy has rewritten the rules of conventional marketplaces, changing our everyday, from the way we commute, to entertainment and dining. Even the act of dressing is up for disruption, thanks to the ingenuity of Costa Koulis and Kirsten Kore – the creators behind Designerex, the world’s leading peer-to-peer designer dress sharing platform.

Roundtable Luncheon with Carol Schwartz AM

Advance was delighted to host an intimate women’s lunch with Carol Schwartz AM, a strong advocate for women in leadership, with a passion for the arts, entrepreneurial businesses and social enterprises. The gathering was generously hosted by Advance Global Advisory Council member, Josephine Linden, at her Fifth Avenue offices in New York City on April 15.

Andrew N. Liveris AO

Andrew N. Liveris AO is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Dow Chemical Company and director of DowDuPont. He previously served as Executive Chairman of DowDuPont. A … Continued