fastBREAK this month: Raw
Come for fast-paced insights, a delicious breakfast and share big ideas around this month’s theme of Raw.
Raw is natural, completely unaltered by outside influences. It can be a fresh canvas or a clean slate to begin again. Come and hear how something raw, rough and unrefined can have unpredictable potential.
As OzHarvest’s Communications Manager Louise is fascinated by food and passionate about contributing to the community and making an impact. Louise has been a part of many successful campaigns run by OzHarvest, including Think.Eat.Save, and she shares OzHarvest’s vision, calling on all Australians to unite against food waste.
As the owner and manager of Crown Chakra, Madeleine Marie is a Psychotherapist, Spiritual Healer and teacher who has dedicated her life to help people find harmony and fulfilment within themselves. Crown Chakra opened in 2004 as an escape from the hustle and bustle of Surry Hills. It is a place for nurturing mind, body and soul and encouraging people to find their true path through developing, healing and learning their potential.
In April 2012 Elise joined Voiceless, the animal protection institute as Senior Communications Officer having previously worked for six years as a journalist and editor of financial industry publications. Elise moved into animal protection to fulfill a lifelong passion for animals and is also co-founder of vegetarianreview.com.au, a website which reviews cafes, bars and restaurants from a vegetarian/vegan perspective.
Liisa Halme As a teacher of Yoga for over ten years, Liisa uses the ancient practices of yoga to help people with specific health issues from asthma to back pain. Inspired by her own personal journey in physical and emotional healing she became an advanced Breathwork Practitioner and Hypnotherapist, passionate about emotional freedom and using transformational tools to help people overcome anxiety, depression, emotional issues and trauma.
Nishan David Nishan is a 22 year-old social entrepreneur and co-founder of Bloodless. He is terrible at tenpin bowling, opening envelopes and autobiography. He loves cereal. Nish spent the last five years working in youth engagement for the nonprofit sector where he learnt a lot about how to inspire (and un-inspire) teens and twentysomethings around social justice. Nish would love for his life to revolve around 'unleashing the creativity of young Australians for social good.
Mikella Lowe Mikella is a digital marketing specialist who is passionate about community engagement and change via creativity. Some of her previous projects have involved creating an art fiesta at Wynyard Station and producing a city guide to NYC in collaboration with homeless people. Her blog, The Digital Age is aimed at introducing silver surfers to the digital world and inspiring us all to look at aging differently. She loves meeting new people so please don’t be shy.