The story of Purpose 2016
First established in 2015, Purpose has proven to ignite motivation and mission in the people and organisations who have taken part, and equip them with practical tools and skills to accelerate their path.
Jessie Hochberg on Purpose-built: Property, the built environment & ownership
Jessie Hochberg is a co-founder and the inaugural General Manager of Nightingale Housing: a new Australia wide social enterprise created to develop an innovative systems based housing model to deliver the future of well-designed sustainable and affordable multi-residential homes.
Rohan Gunatillake on Better by Design
Rohan has a deep expertise in what he calls mobile mindfulness – using everything around us in modern life as a prompt for mindfulness, calm and compassion. Rohan is regular conference speaker on all things mind & tech and was named by Wired magazine in their Smart List of 50 people who will change the world
Sam Adams Nye
Sam Adams Nye on Better by Design
Based in New York, Sam gets excited by the convergence of technology and mass-communication in order to mobilize social change at scale. He now heads up partnerships for Folo, an Australian born technology platform, set to revolutionise the way the world gives.
Susie Bayes on Meaning & the Millennial Mindset
Susie is now dedicated to helping brands create genuine connections with the Guardian’s audience through partnerships – and is particularly passionate about work which creates a positive impact on readers.
Vanessa Beggs on the Psychology of Leadership
Psychological safety is becoming a top indicator of productivity and innovation in business. How individuals can prepare for, grow and evolve to be great leaders hinges on the psychology of leadership.
Will Richardson on Meaning & the Millennial Mindset
Will joined IIG in 2013 as Chief Investment Officer and is responsible for originating and arranging impact investment opportunities. Will oversees IIG’s venture capital division and led the establishment of the Giant Leap Fund as well as investments into Sendle, Who Gives a Crap and Car Next Door.
Kyra Maya Phillips on what we can learn from pirates
Co-author of The Misfit Economy Kyra Maya Phillips guides us through the globe's informal and dark markets.
Acknowledgement of context
I would like to take a moment to acknowledge the context within which we gather. We meet at a time when the human species is having an unprecedented impact on the planet.