In joining the Board of Opportunity Child, I’m looking forward to support the driving of community led initiatives that provides the strongest possible foundations for young people and their families to not only survive, but thrive.
Those that attended ChangeFest last month were part of the presentation of the ChangeFest Statement. It was a powerful reminder of the importance of applying a cultural lens across everything we do at Opportunity Child.
A key player in those conversations was Louisa Whettam,
We are excited to announce that Opportunity Child has officially become a separate entity after successful incubation by ten20 Foundation.
Our inaugural board meeting on 24th October saw Ivan Power from Macquarie Group welcomed as Incoming Chair.
23 August 2018
Opportunity Child has announced four significant appointments to drive its Collective Impact agenda in early childhood development.
Tara Kleine – Director, Capability and Development (starts 3rd September). Tara was previously Principal Advisor for Leadership and Organisational Capability at Rio Tinto.
Sarah Brittle is Backbone Leader at Alice Springs collective impact initiative Strong Kids Strong Centre. Sarah wrote this blog post:
The focus here at Strong Kids Strong Centre is about gathering the local data we know is critical for ensuring Alice Springs is a child-friendly community.
We know that creating long lasting social change isn’t easy.
For leaders working in complex and changing circumstances, such as a collective impact initiative, there can be a real sense of isolation. This may seem counterintuitive when collective impact is about working together and moving away from isolated impact,