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...

Vlog Series – Hutch Hussein

In our latest vlog, Micaela Cronin reaches out to Hutch Hussein, Senior Manager Refugees, Immigration and Multiculturalism at the Brotherhood of St Lawrence to talk about changing organisational and political culture and the importance of staying true to your values. With a wealth of knowledge gained throughout her career...

Vlog Series – Kate Jenkins

In this vlog, Micaela Cronin talks to the Sex Discrimination Commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission Kate Jenkins about diversity in leadership, why it’s important and how we achieve it. As Kate says – we make less mistakes and get better outcomes if we have more diversity in...

Vlog Series – Mish Eastman

In our latest vlog Micaela Cronin talks to RMIT’s Pro Vice-Chancellor for Vocational Education Mish Eastman about her reflections on the importance of collaboration and how the experience of learning and connecting with others can have a transformative impact – for learners, their careers, their lives and on their...

Vlog Series – Emily Maguire

Micaela talks to Emily Maguire, outgoing CEO of Domestic Violence Resource Centre, Victoria. As recently noted by DVRCV’s Board Chair, Emily has made a significant contribution to family violence prevention and response in Victoria including playing a key role in the implementation of the Family Violence Royal Commission reforms....

Vlog Series – Ged Kearney

In FSSI’s first Vlog, FSSI Director Micaela Cronin talks to Ged Kearney MP about feminist leadership in a time of crisis.  Ged – who is Member for Cooper, Victoria, Shadow Assistant Minister for Skills and Shadow Assistant Minister for Aged Care – calls on social service workers to stay...