From Melbourne to Brasil: pursuing my gender justice goals through an internship of a lifetime

My story began very unremarkably: I applied for a last minute internship opportunity with Oxfam’s gender justice unit that had been created as a result of the Oxfam-Monash partnership. I emailed back with my CV within a few minutes (thank you email notifications!), and was eventually shortlisted for an interview with Kim Henderson, Oxfam’s gender justice lead. I was pretty nervous, but the interview ended up being a casual chat over a coffee in a … Read more…

WYLT… Attend this IPCS Seminar?

Visualising Solidarity: Forging everyday humanitarianism through public representations of development Prof. Uma Kothari Since the 1980s there has been a vast proliferation of campaigns, charity adverts, musical movements, fair trade marketing, celebrity endorsements and media promotions to support humanitarian causes. More recently, we have witnessed a growth in the role of visual media in guiding diverse publics on how they might perceive and act upon calls for a shared responsibility. Foundational to the success of … Read more…

Photo Friday: #BYOB Workshop

For this Photo Friday we are sharing some snaps of Wednesday’s #BYOB (Bring Your Own Brand) Workshop. A massive thank you to Karalyn Brown, Founder of InterviewIQ, who is an excellent and engaging Human Resources expert. Her experience and knowledge of the industry was delivered with her approachable manner and she willingly answered questions from the students, finding specific solutions to particular cases. The workshop was a great opportunity for incoming students to share their thoughts … Read more…