Don’t miss this opportunity to yarn with Indigenous business leaders and learn about the services the Wirra Hub provides to the Australian Indigenous business sector.
- Wednesday 14 October 2020
- 5.30pm to 7.30pm
- Wirra Hub, 53 Burswood Road, Burswood, Western Australia 6100
You’ll also meet boorda koorda (future friends), have the opportunity to tour the Wirra Hub and hear the remarkable journeys of Curtin graduates and business leaders, Kim Collard and Amanda Healy. People from all backgrounds and cultures are welcome to attend.
Amanda Healy is from the Wonnarua nation – traditional owners of the Hunter Valley in NSW and has a Graduate Certificate in Small Business Growth Management, and a Master of Business Administration from Curtin. Amanda is the founder and managing director of Kirrikin, a social enterprise which produces luxury clothing and accessories using contemporary Aboriginal artists. She is also the co-founder and CEO of Warrikal, an Indigenous majority owned mechanical services company providing innovative engineering solutions across the mining, marine and resource sectors and in February 2020, Amanda was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Commerce by Curtin for dedicating her life to improving employment opportunities for Indigenous peoples.
Kim Collard is a Balladong/Wilmen man of the Noongar Nation with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Aboriginal Management and Development, and a Master in Health Economics from Curtin. He is the founder and CEO of Kulbardi, Australia’s largest Indigenous office products supplier and the co-founder and chairperson of Kooya Australia Fleet Solutions, the country’s only Indigenous fleet management company. Kim also chairs the Bibbulmun Fund, a community investment fund which builds capability around enterprise, innovation, leadership and entrepreneurship in Indigenous communities across Australia.