Embedding empathy in AI design, boosting workplace mental health through mindful leadership and improving social outcomes with compassionate urban design are three of the topics being explored at the inaugural Mindful Futures Network conference.
Australia21 is pleased to announce we have been joined by a new Executive Officer, Susan Davidson, who brings outstanding experience and skills to our team. Susan has held leadership positions within several organisations spanning the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors, most recently with Diabetes Australia.
Can we expect compassion from the Banking industry? We can – but only if the new science of compassion is understood, according to Mindful Futures Network founder Dr Lynne Reeder.
Neuroscientific research and expert clinical experience show emotions influence every decision we make, so new doctors need to be mindful of the impacts. Dr Lynne Reeder, Founder of Australia21’s Mindful Futures Network, led a symposium on the subject at Melbourne University’s MD Student Conference.
June 2018 is shaping up to be one of Australia21’s busiest months on record! We’ll be taking a good hard look at inequality in Australia, launching a groundbreaking report on PTSD among first responders, and sharing our work on PTSD and mindfulness with doctors of the future.
The Federal Budget is a reflection of the vision and values of the government of the day. So what does the 2018 Budget say about Australia’s current leadership and the direction it’s setting for our nation? Australia21 has unpacked the policy decisions and the messages they convey, as well as the post-Budget commentary. Now Chair, Paul Barratt, delivers our verdict.
Australia21 Director Deborah Rice asks the question of our times: do today’s young people have the ability the manage the mess they are about to inherit? The answer may surprise you.