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An Interview with Olivia Ruello, CEO of Business Chicks

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Olivia Ruello, CEO of Business Chicks, Australia’s largest and most influential community for women, is a passionate and long-time supporter of The Hunger Project’s work.   At Business Chicks, they know that every woman has the capacity to do amazing things. Whether you run your own business or work in an office, they provide connection and support for women…

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Meet Razia: Protesting Child Marriage

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In Bangladesh, even today boys are typically valued more than girls. Girls are often pulled out of school at a young age to be married off. They aren’t able to earn an income for themselves or have a say in the family decisions. They are made to look after their siblings and families and do the household chores…

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Lessons from THP Bangladesh Country Director, Dr. Badiul Majumdar.

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We were fortunate enough to host Dr. Badiul Majumdar and his wife, Tazima, this month, at a series of speaking events around Australia. You may have been lucky enough to catch one of his talks about pioneering change and becoming a resilient leader.      Dr. Majumdar is one of Bangladesh’s most powerful and compassionate forces for change. For the…

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You’re invited to our next Changemakers Series event!

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After a successful first event in our Changemakers Series, we are returning for a very special second event in Melbourne on the power of being resilient. This is a unique opportunity to hear from one of Bangladesh’s most powerful and compassionate forces for change. Dr. Badiul Alam Majumdar, Country Director of The Hunger Project Bangladesh,…

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Combating Malaria in Malawi 

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The Hunger Project has been working with partner organisations in Malawi to combat the spread of malaria since 2011.  Malaria remains one of the world’s leading killers. According to the World Health Organization, it claims the life of one child every two minutes. Progress has been made in limiting the scope of the disease in Africa. However,…

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K – Knowledge is power 

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“I found this program incredibly grounding, transportive and enlightening – I learnt as much from the group as I did from the village partners and for that I’m truly grateful.”  – Georgie Owen, Paralegal, Pinsent Masons  Work, exercise, family, friends, eat and sleep. It’s easy for us to fall into a pattern where nothing changes and we don’t challenge ourselves. …

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C – Courageous conversations 

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“Being in the villages and seeing how people live at a variety of stages of development allowed me to see, feel, smell and listen to the conditions that THP’s village partners live in.”  – Amanda White, Director of institutional content at Conexus Financial  Courageous conversations can lead to spectacular and even completely unforeseen outcomes. Sometimes…

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O – Opportunity to redefine your purpose 

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“The Hunger Project offers an opportunity of a lifetime to learn from inspiring individuals from all facets of life with one thing in common – change your mindset and you can achieve anything! A key lesson which has given me purpose both professionally and personally.” – Iman Harrak, General Manager, Randstad  A common thing we…

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L – Leadership in action 

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“The program reaffirmed what I think a true leader is. It has shown me the strength and power of leadership no matter where you’re from, where you are, or where you’re going.”  – Lauren Johnson, Medical student  Leadership can be defined in so many ways. For some, it’s about a title – CEO, CFO, Founder,…

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N – New possibilities 

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“The program is both humbling and inspiring. You get to see firsthand how the money raised is used, and what a tremendous difference your effort can make in rural communities. It will change the way you see the world. An opportunity like this does not come around often – if ever – so you’d be…

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