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
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
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
Advance Awards Science and Technology Category Finalist A manufacturing revolutionary, Dr David Pender has designed and run some of the most advanced manufacturing facilities in the world. He has started … 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
ADVANCE AUSTRALIAN GLOBAL ICON AWARD WINNER 2020 An Australian icon in the world of Children’s Books, Sophie Blackall creates places to escape to during stormy times, and return from wiser, … Continued
ADVANCE GLOBAL IMPACT AWARD WINNER 2020 Professor Dr McHutchison AO has played a central and critical role in developing the curative treatments for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV). To develop this … Continued
ADVANCE LIFE SCIENCES AWARD WINNER 2020 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 … Continued
ADVANCE FINANCIAL SERVICES AWARD WINNER 2020 Jennifer Nason is considered one of Australia’s most successful global business leaders and one of the most senior and influential women on Wall Street. … 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
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
Advance Awards Education Category Finalist 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 … Continued
Advance Awards Commercial Creatives Category Finalist 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 … Continued
ADVANCE GLOBAL AUSTRALIAN AWARD WINNER 2020ADVANCE COMMERCIAL CREATIVES AWARD WINNER 2020 Tim Kentley Klay is a creative and technical entrepreneur. He describes himself as a painter, designer, animator, film-maker, trouble-maker … Continued
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Distinguished Professor Genevieve Bell AO FTSE will join us to consider what it means to build something new in 2020.
Australians want jobs, open pubs and a hopeful future. We’re prepared to take the job and buy the beer, but why aren’t we prepared to create the future jobs, companies … Continued
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
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!
Zoe Daniel is a former ABC journalist and presenter. She has reported on conflict, famine, natural disasters, repression and poverty across the world in countries as diverse as Sudan, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Burma, Vietnam, Thailand and was until recently, Washington correspondent for the ABC. She joins us to share her experience as a foreign correspondent.
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?
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
WATCH > Professor John Mattick AO, FAA, FTSE conversation on the transformation of personal health and healthcare systems by genomics and smart sensors, and the challenges to overcome. Professor John … Continued
The pathway back to Australia for global Australians is fraught with cultural, financial and social challenges. For many, this experience comes as a shock. Advance.org research with Indeed in 2019, … Continued
WATCH : In conversation with Leanne Kemp Advance.org CEO Maria MacNamara sits down for a conversation with entrepreneur Leanne Kemp. Leanne Kemp made diamonds the focus of her blockchain business … Continued
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
WATCH > Recording of the Global Digital Town Hall As the world begins to consider plans for the recovery of the global economy, there is recognition that we have an … Continued
Continuing the US Legal 101 webinar series, join DLA Piper for a session on startup fundraising in the US and how to maximize the value of IP to your enterprise.
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
As the world begins to consider plans for the recovery of the global economy, there is recognition that we have an opportunity to ‘build back better’. Australia has important decisions … Continued
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
An Advance Connect Digital conversation with Dr David Putrino, Director of Rehabilitation Innovation for the Mt Sinai Health System, and an Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Icahn School … Continued
This global veteran-founded company solves two problems. It transitions veterans from the military to the mainstream workforce and solves the skills shortage for organisations in the areas of AI, robotics, data and cyber security.
Our ANZAC Day NYC 2020 ZOOM event will feature live performances by leading Australians in New York. This ANZAC Day we are bringing together Australians in New York and across … Continued
Join us virtually this Saturday 25 April as we commemorate #AnzacDay2020 with a small service streamed live with Ambassador @A_Sinodinos in Washington, DC. Broadcast starts 5.45am EDT, tune in via … Continued
Natalie is an artist, engineer and professor. She is also the The Director of the XDesign Environmental Health Clinic at New York University. Natalie has been named one of the … Continued
ADVANCE TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AWARD WINNER 2015 Carolyn McGregor, is a Research Chair in Health Informatics at Ontario Tech University – and an expert creating techniques to find patterns in numbers. … Continued
The report ‘They Still Call Australia Home’ explores the attitudes of Australian business and recruitment decision-makers towards Australians who have travelled and worked abroad. It also captures the job-seeking experiences … Continued
ADVANCE GLOBAL AUSTRALIAN AWARD WINNER 2019ADVANCE HEALTHCARE AWARD WINNER 2019 David is a physical therapist with a PhD in Neuroscience. He worked as a clinician in Australia, before moving to … Continued