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AustraliaWhy funders need to get out of their swimming lanes

For many Australians a real highlight of the Olympics is watching the final night of the swimming. It’s not just because Australia typically does well (London aside) but because it’s the night of the relay finals and we are drawn to the best swimmers putting aside their respective interests to strive for a gold medal for their country. Continue reading »

Posted by Jason Bethke | 01/6/14 6:10 AM EST | Related: Australia

AustraliaAre You Going For Individual Glory Or Team Gold?

Australia has the local resources and leadership in many communities to do the work of building the common good, but do we have the blueprint to create lasting change and the resolve to be accountable for our progress asks Doug Taylor, the Chief Executive Officer of United Way Australia. This opinion piece was recently run in the publication, Pro Bono Australia. Continue reading »

Posted by Brian Cox | 08/22/12 10:13 AM EST | Related: Australia

United WayGlobal Resident Fellows Graduate and New Class Announced

Established in 2008 by Lilly Endowment, the Global Resident Fellows Program was created to identify, engage and develop the next generation of worldwide United Way leaders. The program offers a year-long leadership development journey through various events and activities led by United Way Worldwide and external thought leaders including on-the-job cross-functional projects, cross-cultural awareness, action-learning projects, mentoring and discussions with United Way thought leaders around the world. Continue reading »