Australia’s global alumni build and maintain friendships and networks and share knowledge and understanding around the world. In the Philippines, these series of learning and networking events allow alumni to exchange ideas and expertise, and collaborate on meaningful projects.  

2019 Australia Alumni Network Summit

Australia Global Alumni promotes change and inspiration

Over 150 Australia-educated Filipinos recently gathered for the second run of the Australian Alumni Network Summit. The knowledge-sharing and networking event was led by alumni volunteers headed by Australia Awards alumnus Mike Malicsi. “Change and inspiration embody the very core and essence of the Australia Global Alumni in the Philippines,” said Mike. 

These alumni shared their ideas through inspiring talks:

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Anya Lim

Co-founder and managing director of ANTHILL Fabric Gallery, spoke about how we can help weave dreams through community enterprise building.

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Dr Jason Alacapa

Country manager of Innovations for Community Health, shared how we can inspire change through social enterprise innovations.

Other alumni shared their expertise through concurrent sessions:

The participants were also inspired by Jon Aguilar, entrepreneur producer and host of The Final Pitch on CNN Philippines, to have an entrepreneurial mindset.

Read Mike’s full speech here

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Watch the event highlight video