Daily Archives: June 29, 2016

Fairly Educated Conference 2016 – Register now!

Registrations for the 2016 annual Fairly Educated Conference are open and are going like hot-cakes at $60 a ticket for three days of inspiration, planning, friends + good food! 15-17th July – Fair Trade Visionaries at Deakin University, Geelong – will you be there? Each year about a 100 passionate students and staff from Australian and international universities and colleges gather to discuss, debate, learn and inspire each other in their campaigns for making their universities Fair Trade. This year we are expecting a fantastic crowd of young leaders gathering to be inspired by a vast array of speakers from all sorts of social entrepreneurial, sustainability, tertiary sector and social justice backgrounds.  We are proud to bring back many of our past Conference organisers and student leaders to run workshops, but most of all we are excited to provide a space for you to build skills, networks and challenge your […]

Introducing some speakers for FEC 2016!

We are lucky enough to have some inspirational speakers returning this year, including Molly Harriss Olson, CEO of Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand, and Yoichi Suzuki, a longtime supporter of Fairly Educated from Japan.  We are excited to meet these leaders, learn from them and more about ourselves and our own campaigns! Molly Harriss Olson, CEO, Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand. Molly served nearly six years on the Board of Fairtrade International and as Chair for the final two. Recognised for her leadership on sustainable business and development for more than three decades, Ms Olson has convened, led and been on a member of numerous boards, business leadership and sustainability initiatives, including The World Economic Forum’s Global Leaders of Tomorrow. In 2014 she won The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Award. Ms Olson worked at the White House as the founding Executive Director of the President’s Council on Sustainable Development, […]