Join us for our breakfast networking session at 7:30AM on Wednesday the 27th of September to hear to Scott Harris, CEO of Beacon Foundation, present an overview of Beacon Foundation (now in its 35th year), how Beacon works to create opportunities for industry volunteers to have impactful career connections for students, and how the North West businesses community can support Beacon’s work.
Beacon Foundation is a national not-for-profit based in Hobart that supports young people to have the aspiration, motivation, and ability to determine their working future. CEO Scott Harris holds strong relationships in the corporate, for purpose and government sectors across Australia. He has a track record of creating practical and real-world collaborations that create measurable impact. Scott’s work has been acknowledged nationally with scholarships to study at Harvard and the Macquarie Group’s David Clarke Fellowship to study education systems in Europe. Scott is passionate about lifting the aspiration and motivation of our young people to ensure they can make informed decisions to transition from school into further education or a meaningful career. Outside of Beacon, Scott is a Board Member of the Tasmanian Jack Jumpers and Chair of SHE Gynaecological Cancer Group.
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