Caterina Giorgi

Caterina Giorgi

Caterina Giorgi is a member of YWCA Canberra, and the Director of Policy and Research at the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE). Caterina has taught advocacy at the University of Canberra and has completed a fellowship on social change with the Centre for Australian Progress. Caterina recently launched ‘For Purpose’, which focuses on building innovation in the not-for-profit or for-purpose sector. She was a Great Ydeas grant recipient in 2015, and a finalist for ACT Young Woman of the Year 2015.


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  • 15 January 2016: Two years of growth and achievments – For Purpose

    It’s hard to believe that almost two years have passed since I was lucky enough to be awarded a Great Ydeas Grant at YWCA Canberra’s Round the World Breakfast event in 2014, to pursue a pilot project called For Purpose. Like many Great Ydeas Grant recipients, my project has evolved and grown over time, and […]

  • 20 March 2015: Working For Purpose

    The following is an abridged version of a speech given by Caterina to the Women in Information and Communication Breakfast Series in Canberra last week. I have to start by letting you all know that I’m not presenting to you on my own today. I am actually joined by ‘Blue’ who is all of 20-and-a-half-weeks […]

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

    Caterina Giorgi

    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 […]