ABCN has won two Global Best Awards for the Australia and Oceania region for the Focus Women’s Leadership and ParraNormal programs.
Initiated by Minter Ellison Lawyers, Focus was piloted in 2012 to offer leadership development to female students. It quickly expanded with 29 programs running across Australia in 2013 – and there are now more than 35 scheduled in 2014. The popularity and demand for this program combined with outstanding feedback and evaluation results, demonstrate real need for a young women’s leadership program of this type. We are proud that our newest core program has already gained such recognition with this award.
Earlier this year, KPMG invited four of ABCN’s partner schools to produce 51 individually designed t-shirts that would be worn by KPMG partners and guests for the Property Industry Fund (PIF) fundraising sailing regatta – an annual race that aims to support homeless youth.
It’s a busy year for the ABCN Scholarship Foundation’s inaugural scholars. As well as embarking on Year 11, they will be working with their mentors on their goals, attending a Leadership Summit in Sydney and celebrating with this year’s scholarship winners at various corporate events around Australia.