Blog: Great Ydeas

Caitlin Sandercock - DAWN

Supporting those who make a difference – DAWN
23 October 2014

As part of this year’s Changemakers Festival, we’re hosting a special panel on Thursday 23 October featuring three of our Great Ydeas grant recipients for 2014, Women leading change: small grants, big impact.  Here, panelist and grant recipient Caitlin Sandercock writes about the process of creating the Development and Aid Workers Network, which seeks to provide information, support and advice […]

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Heidi Zajac - Cooking Circles - Dili

Creating change through Cooking Circles in Timor-Leste
20 October 2014

As part of this year’s Changemakers Festival, we’re hosting a special panel on Thursday 23 October featuring three of our Great Ydeas grant recipients for 2014, Women leading change: small grants, big impact. Here, panelist and grant recipient Heidi Zajac writes about her recent trip to Timor-Leste as part of her Cooking Circles project, which aims to connect Australian and Timorese […]

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Hannah Wandel - Country to Canberra

Country to Canberra celebrates rural women
15 October 2014

October 15 is the International Day of Rural Women – a time for us to acknowledge the incredible contribution of women living and working in rural and regional communities to our society. Hannah Wandel is passionate about providing access for rural girls to leadership opportunities and mentors. She recieved a YWCA Canberra Great Ydeas grant […]

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Caterina Giorgi

It’s time to focus on professionals working in the ‘for purpose’ sector
14 October 2014

As part of this year’s Changemakers Festival, we’re hosting a special panel on Thursday 23 October featuring three of our Great Ydeas grant recipients for 2014, Women leading change: small grants, big impact. Here, panelist and grant recipient Caterina Giorgi writes about her project, For Purpose, which aims to that will develop and implement tailored professional development training to support women working […]

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