Andrew Baker (Perpetual), Dean Foly (Barayamal), Josephine Cashman (Big River Impact Foundation) and Amanda Young (CEO First Nations Foundation).
The financial sector has a part to play in helping Indigenous Australia tap into its potential, an audience in Sydney heard today at the annual Leadership Summit held by the Financial Services Council, chaired by First Nations Foundation.
Aboriginal business and thought leaders Dean Foley and Josephine Cashman spoke passionately about the exciting future of Indigenous enterprise and new, vibrant partnerships.
Dean Foley is an Indigenous business incubator and accelerator and has Barayamal, a Foundation growing the bright business ideas of Indigenous people. Josephine Cashman is the Managing Director of Big River Impact Foundation which is partnering with the financial world to drive impact and change in Indigenous Australia. Andrew Baker, General Manager, Perpetual manages 17 Native Title bodies and shared the business and community wealth building in communities.
Our Alliance Partner the Financial Services Council have invited First Nations Foundation to chair an excellent panel of speakers for in Sydney at its annual conference 25-26 July 2017. We talk to Josephine Cashman, Managing Director of Big River Impact Foundation, Dean Foley, Indigenous digital entrepreneur and Andrew Baker, Native Title Trustee about powering up the Indigenous economy. Book now: https://fsc.org.au/website-events/fsc-leaders-summit/
It poured with rain but in Brisbane the First Nations Foundation Big Super Day Out was a huge success - 60 Indigenous people helped with their superannuation. One person found $18,000 they didn't know they had and two lucky people won iPads thanks to our sponsors AIST and AustralianSuper.
We hope to be back again next year at the NAIDOC Family Fun Day Musgrave Park. Comment if you would like us to come back!!