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Millennials key to SA becoming a global pioneer in the Purpose Economy

19 December 2018 Internationally recognised social entrepreneur Suzi Sosa has identified attracting and retaining millennials, as a crucial move for South Australia to grow the Purpose Economy. Ms Sosa, the co-founder and CEO of Verb, a global social enterprise based in Adelaide’s sister city, Austin, Texas, has handed down recommendations as part of her ‘Thinker’ […]

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Adelaide’s ‘Thinker in Residence’ behind new community care

MEDIA RELEASE: Wednesday 13 November 2018   The Don Dunstan Foundation’s ‘Thinker in Residence’ Dr Guy Turnbull is on a mission for South Australia to embrace the co-operative business model in the state’s care sector. The recent UK Entrepreneur of the Year recipient, recognised for successfully opening social franchises (or co-operatives) abroad in the care […]

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Adelaide’s latest ‘Thinker in residence’ behind one of the world’s largest innovation hubs

Adelaide has welcomed one of Canada’s most successful female innovators and international leaders on improving economic prosperity, to help inform the future development of innovation districts here and foster greater opportunities for cross-sector collaboration. Dr Ilse Treurnicht, the long-time CEO of Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District, led the team that famously transformed the former hospital site […]

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Probono News: New ‘Thinker’ Sets Mind to Enticing Millennials

Businesses need to be clear about what their higher purpose is, according to the latest “thinker” in the Adelaide Thinkers in Residence program who has identified a social innovation model to entice millennials.

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Inside South Australia: Making moves as a social entrepreneur

International social entrepreneur Suzi Sosa sees the world of business as a game of chess. There are winners and there are losers.

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Newest ‘thinker’ in residence identifies social innovation model to entice millennials to Adelaide

The next ‘thinker’ for the new Adelaide Thinkers in Residence program has arrived in South Australia on a mission to encourage the state to think creatively to grow purpose-based jobs that appeal to millennials. Internationally recognised social entrepreneur Suzi Sosa is a specialist ‘thinker’ to the Don Dunstan Foundation’s series of residencies, focusing on growing […]

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InDaily: The act of ‘doing good’ ripe for disruption

With governments struggling for revenue, NGOs finding they can’t fix some of society’s thorniest problems, and companies under pressure to act ethically and responsibly, SA’s newest thinker in residence believes the state has an opportunity to find a new way to make a difference in the world. Heavily-credentialed social entrepreneur Suzi Sosa is the next […]

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InDaily: New ‘Thinker’ to outline plans to build social innovation in SA

The first “Thinker” in a rebooted Thinkers in Residence program will this week outline her ideas for building the “social economy” in South Australia. The program, which is no longer funded by the State Government, has been taken on by the Don Dunstan Foundation, with an 18-month focus on “social capital” starting this week.

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