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Marsden Innovation Series #4 – Graci Kim, Author and Diplomat

Graci Kim with Marsden students and Fiona Crawford, Director Future Focused Learning & Innovation

Graci Kim with Marsden students and Fiona Crawford, Director Future Focused Learning & Innovation

Our 4th Innovation Series speaker, Graci Kim had some great messages for Year 6–9 students, parents and students from 5 local schools on Monday 2 September. Graci is an author and diplomat with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and is also responsible for three technology start-ups. Graci began with how she literally ran away with the circus at 16 years old (for 3 weeks)... read more

 

Innovation Series #3 – Victor Huang, Technology and Social Entreprenueur

Principal, Narelle Umbers, Victor Huang and Fiona Crawford, Director of Future Focused Learning & Innovation

Principal, Narelle Umbers, Victor Huang and Fiona Crawford, Director of Future Focused Learning & Innovation

On Monday 20 May the Series featured Victor Huang, all-round technology and social entrepreneur, animator, fashion photographer, game maker, product designer and film director.  Victor inspired us with his creativity, aptitude with technology along with his entrepreneurial spirit. Read more ...

Innovation Series #2 – Elly Bray from Thankyou.

Elly Bray with Principal, Narelle Umbers

Elly Bray with Principal, Narelle Umbers

We were delighted to host Elly Bray, community builder from Thankyou as our Marsden Innovation Series #2 speaker on 4 March 2019. Everyone who heard Elly speak couldn't help but be moved by her passion and Thankyou’s commitment to making a difference. To date they've raised over $5.8m to fight poverty and impacted over 780,000 lives.  Read more ...

Innovation Series #1 – Jonathon Meichtry from Amazon

Jonathon Meichtry with Narelle Umbers, his daughters (on left) and Marsden students

Jonathon Meichtry with Narelle Umbers, his daughters (on left) and Marsden students

Our first Innovation Series speaker in 2018 was Jonathon Meichtry, Principal Solutions Architect from Amazon. 

 

Jonathon showed us how creative thinking, inventiveness and the willingness to experiment and fail are behind some of the world’s most exciting innovations. Read more ...