Join us for this weeks roundup of inspiring Scholar news...
Rohingya refugees lost at sea
Senior Communications Officer for the UNHCR Asia Pacific and 2010 John Monash Scholar Catherine Stubberfield is actively working to support the plight of Rohingya refugees. Rohingya women in particular are risking their lives on desperate journeys across the sea, to flee some of the hardest and most inhumane refugee camps in the world. She has been quoted by CNN in the Philippines, read the full article here.
Keeping top team members in a changing world
Join 2020 ANZAC Centenary Scholar Rob Lean and Heidi Dening, a resilience expert who hosts live chats on LinkedIn over lunch. Rob discusses what values leaders need to communicate to their teams, in order to promote psychological safety and build trust. The example he uses about returning to work vs working from home lends itself to this perfectly. Watch here.
Exploring human and animal companionship
‘To companion a companion’ is an exhibition of new work by 2014 Australian Cultural John Monash Scholar Fernando do Campo, that proposes the human as the companion species to birds. It proposes ‘companioning’ as an artistic strategy through painting and archiving, listening and non-verbal forms of responding, and plural histories. Fernando’s exhibition opens at UNSW Galleries on May 7 and runs until the end of July 2021. RSVP for the opening event or learn more here.
Premium skin care for every skin
Joining forces with her INSEAD classmate, 2014 Woodside John Monash Scholar Bridget Healy has launched her new company EverySkin. Congratulations to Bridget on her successful collaborative venture and we wish her team every success as they open their first three clinics in May and June this year. Learn more about how EverySkin will democratise premium aesthetics in the UK here.
Extraordinarily creative technology can save the environment
2020 Lee Liberman John Monash Scholar Jessie Hughes explains a new dawn is upon us. Her recent article Digi Coture, Clean CryptoArt & Augmented Activisim: Emerging Tech Trends Pushing Environmental Agendas is captivating. Read about the future of creativity, in the pursuit of a better normal and a fantastic reality here.
We’d also like to congratulate Jessie for recently being awarded a $5000 Regional Arts Development Grant on behalf of the Queensland Government and the Sunshine Coast Council.