Vlog Series – Arthur Rogers

This week, Micaela speaks with Arthur Rogers, Victorian Disability Services Commissioner. As Arthur finished this role last month, he reflects on his leadership experience through transformational times and discusses the lessons he has learnt. With restrictions in place, Arthur discusses the impact it will have on people, especially those...

Vlog Series – Debbie Kilroy

Micaela speaks with Debbie Kilroy OAM, CEO of Sisters Inside. Debbie shares her insights as an abolitionist feminist on the deconstruction of the prison industrial complex and decarceration. Micaela asks Debbie about what she has learnt about her own leadership, and how feminism has shaped her leadership as well...

Vlog Series – Cherie Minniecon

Micaela speaks to Cherie Minniecon this week. Micaela and Cherie discuss the use of future thinking during this ambiguous and uncertain time and how Cherie’s leadership journey has brought her to where she is now. Cherie shares stories about playing in the imaginative, expressive play space of Indigenous Comic-Con,...

Vlog Series – Layton Pike

Micaela speaks with Layton Pike, Chief Global Officer at RMIT. Layton talks about his career journey working internationally across a range of key leadership roles including being the youngest Chief of Staff to the Federal Attorney General early in his career. Layton shares his thoughts about the future particularly...

Vlog Series – Fiona Still

In our latest vlog, Micaela speaks with Fiona Still, State Manager at National Disability Services. As Fiona is stepping down from this role this week after working with NDS for three years, Micaela is so grateful to have been able to interview her to discuss some important issues. Micaela...

Vlog Series – Cath Davis

Micaela speaks with Cath Davis, Senior Government Advisor at RMIT University. Some of you will remember Cath from her presentation on Connecting with Government in the 2019 Leadership Intensives. In this interview, Micaela asks Cath what feminist leadership means to her, and what has she learnt in managing through...

Vlog Series – Muriel Bamblett

FSSI Director Micaela Cronin recently spoke to Muriel Bamblett CEO of the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency about her leadership experience and her reflections on the protests. Noting a striking similarity between George Floyd and the case of a young Aboriginal man who died after being held down by...

Vlog Series – Martin Bean

In our latest vlog, Micaela talks to RMIT Vice-Chancellor Martin Bean about harnessing the power of technology to enable access to education, particularly for those who would not otherwise be able to participate. As Martin notes, flexibility is key to facilitating lifelong learning and shorter, sharper interventions like micro-credentials...

Vlog Series – Emma King

Micaela Cronin talks to VCOSS CEO Emma King about growing as a leader and the importance of collaboration and partnerships. As Emma notes, partnered approaches are not only more fun they bring different perspectives and can mobilise a wider range of capabilities. Emma gives examples of existing partnerships –...

Vlog Series – Wil Stracke

This week, Micaela speak with Wil Stracke. Wil has been involved in various campaigns that had significant impact on community views, such as the Equal Pay Campaign (ASU), We Are Union Campaign, and as the VIC State Lead for the Yes Campaign. Speaking with Micaela, Wil discusses the benefits...