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Professor Phiala Shanahan

Professor Phiala Shanahan is a world-leading theoretical physicist and an inspiration to aspiring young scientists all over the world. At just 31 years of age, Prof Shanahan was just 27 … Continued

Australia Day Party – New York City

We are back! This year, our Williamsburg location will be hosting our annual Australia Day party celebrating all things green and gold. Back by popular demand: Live music Triple J’s … Continued

50th Coffee & Cake with America Josh

There’ll be party hats, cake, free coffee and lots of wonderful people to celebrate the new year with. Did you know that every Friday at 10:30am with a coffee and … Continued

Holiday Drinks in the East Village

America Josh & Australian Women in New York are proud to present: Holiday Drinks in the East Village 2021. We’ve teamed up again to welcome in the holiday season for … Continued

Australian Theatre Festival in New York

The Australian Theatre Festival is the an annual celebration of Australian stories and artists in New York City. It aims to create opportunities for an exchange of culture through the … Continued

Advance #CoffeeHour – December 2021

In the past 18 months we saw a large proportion of our high-achieving global Australians returning home, and we want to make your transition back to Australia a little simpler. … Continued

Advance #BornGlobal Ep4: Ed Robinson

Meet Ed Robinson, 2021 Winner of the Advance Fintech Award. Ed is a fintech revolutionary and the Australian co-founder of Stash. This podcast introduces remarkable Australians who have built their … Continued

Newport Beach Film Festival: Australian Spotlight

Please join us after the film for the Newport Beach Film Festival’s Pacific Rim Showcase Celebration, honoring the best in Asian and Australian filmmaking. Hosted by Time Nightclub and featuring top entertainment … Continued

Advance #BornGlobal Ep3: Dr Bruce Stillman AO

Meet our visionary biochemist revolutionising cancer research and 2021 Advance Global Impact Winner, Dr Bruce Stillman AO This podcast introduces remarkable Australians who have built their career overseas.  We celebrate … Continued

Advance #CoffeeHour – September 2021

In the recent year and a half we saw a large proportion of our high-achieving global Australians returning home, so we want to make your transition back to Australia a … Continued

The Big Aussie BBQ

New York’s Australians are firing up the BBQ and celebrating the summer together outdoors. A fun day outside after a year of isolation. Powered by America Josh, Australian Women in … Continued

2021 ANZAC Day Commemorative Service, Boston

The American Australian Association invites members and friends to attend an in-person ANZAC Day Commemorative Service in Boston. Capacity is limited and registration is essential. The expected duration of the … Continued

ANZAC Day 2021 in the USA

Each year on the 25th of April, Australians and New Zealanders come together to commemorate Anzac Day. This date marks the anniversary of the dawn landings by the Australian and … Continued

Born Global March 2021

Born Global: March 2021

Hello friend, Our mission at Advance.org has always been to promote the achievements of global Australians and to support your journey – from the time you make the decision to … Continued

Postcard from New York: Down but not out

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.

#BornGlobal Coffee Pods: Dr Abigail Allwood

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.

Head of Fundraising and Development

The Ethics Centre (TEC) is a unique, Australian-based not-for-profit which works to place ethics at the centre of everyday life. It supports individuals and organisations address complex ethical issues and … Continued

Born Global : December 2020

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

Born Global : October 2020

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

Andrew Hudson

Advance Awards Social Impact 2020 Category Finalist To meet crisis day in and day out, Executive Director and CEO of Crisis Action, Andrew Hudson, relies on honesty, trust and inspiration. As … Continued

Nicholas Wyman

ADVANCE SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD WINNER 2020 For the past 25 years, Nicholas Wyman has sought novel ways to connect youth with the jobs of the future. Nicholas believes the ‘learn … Continued

Caroline Angoorly

Advance Awards Sustainability Category Finalist A suit-wearing eco-warrior armed with a strategic mind and commercial rigour, Caroline Angoorly has earned her stripes operating, developing and financing large energy infrastructure projects. … Continued

Professor Jenni Evans

Advance Awards Sustainability Category Finalist Showing that science is an innately creative endeavour, Professor Jenni Evans has forged a brilliant career merging research fields and forging interdisciplinary partnerships to tackle complex hypotheses … Continued

Dr Abigail Allwood

ADVANCE GLOBAL AUSTRALIAN AWARD WINNER 2020ADVANCE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AWARD WINNER 2020 Dr Abigail Allwood is at the cutting-edge of space exploration. She is one of only seven principal investigators … Continued

Professor Bryan Gaensler

Advance Awards Science and Technology Category Finalist Professor Bryan Gaensler is an award-winning astronomer and author who is internationally recognised for his groundbreaking work on dying stars, interstellar magnets and cosmic … Continued