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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

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 : 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 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 an … 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

Dr David Pender

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

Sophie Blackall

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

Dr John McHutchison AO

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

Professor Jill Banfield

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

Jennifer Nason

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

Professor Justin Wolfers

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

Jess Conoplia

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

Tim Kentley Klay

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

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

David Putrino

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

Natalie Jeremijenko

ADVANCE COMMERICAL CREATIVES AWARD WINNER 2019 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 … Continued

Richard Fuller

ADVANCE SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD WINNER 2019 Richard Fuller OAM, is an Australian-born, U.S.-based engineer, entrepreneur and environmentalist best known for his work on global pollution issues. He is founder and … Continued

Richard Pestell

ADVANCE BIOTECHNOLOGY AWARD WINNER 2014 “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 … 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

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