The world is brimming with people who want to change it for the better. You’re probably one of them. The great thing is, no matter what your passion or profession, you can make a difference. Global Ideas is all about facilitating interdisciplinary networks – and at our forum this weekend, we want you to… Continue reading.
Is there a global health problem that sticks out in your mind as particularly frustrating or unfair? Something you identify or sympathise with – which you feel passionate about changing? It could be something that affects any societal group – refugees, children, women, men, people experiencing homelessness, the LQBTQ community, people of colour. And it could… Continue reading.
By now, most Australians – and indeed, people around the world – have probably seen the stomach-churning cartoon published by The Australian earlier this month. Frustratingly, in 2016, people like Bill Leak still have racist work published by widely-read newspapers. Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion, Aboriginal leaders, and countless outraged groups and individuals… Continue reading.
Tasneem Chopra is an independent cross-cultural consultant who aims to empower the disadvantaged and minorities, and educate the wider community by delivering acclaimed workshops on diversity, identity and racism. Global Ideas is thrilled to announce Tasneem as one of our keynote speakers at Global Ideas Forum in Melbourne, 2–4 September 2016. Tasneem will… Continue reading.
Experiences with the healthcare system can be so varied. Often, a positive experience with healthcare is hinged on the ability of a health professional to communicate effectively. At this Global Ideas Lab, we were challenged by the proposition that our communication in healthcare can actually be harmful. Receiving a diagnosis is often confronting. It… Continue reading.