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Wanted: WA’s best young global (and local) shapers


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3 September 2013:  Young West Australians interested in creating better communities are being sought to join Global Shapers, a key initiative of the World Economic Forum.

The World Economic Forum is an independent international organisation committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Global Shapers operates across a network of more than 260 hubs around the world. Western Australia is a recent addition, and the WA Hub will focus primarily on local initiatives, while also interacting and collaborating across borders on regional and global projects.

Monish Paul, a Consulting Partner with global professional services firm Deloitte in Perth, has been appointed Founding Curator of the WA Hub.

“This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for Western Australia and our young leaders to actively develop and contribute to initiatives which address the challenges faced by our local communities,” he said.

Mr Paul will be seeking and appointing young Western Australians to join Global Shapers. Candidates will be characterised by their potential in their chosen field, their achievements and their drive to make real and lasting community contributions, with member criteria including:

  • Aged between 20 and 29 years at the time of application
  • A strong and successful entrepreneurial background
  • Adherence to strong ethical and intellectual standards
  • Diversity of backgrounds
  • Strong commitment to community and global development.

As part of the WA Hub, ‘Shapers’ will drive projects to benefit the Western Australian communities, and provide a WA voice into the World Economic Forum’s global activities.

For further information on Global Shapers and the World Economic Forum, visit:

Web – weforum.org/globalshapers

Twitter – @globalshapers, twitter.com/GlobalShapers

Facebook: facebook.com/GlobalShapers

Follow us – @DeloitteNewsAU

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Contacts

Name:
Monish Paul
Company:
Deloitte
Job Title:
Education leader
Phone:
Mob: 0414 743 085
Email
mopaul@deloitte.com.au
Name:
Warrick Hazeldine / Casey Hockey
Company:
Cannings Purple
Job Title:
Phone:
M: +61 417 944 616 / +61 433 922 575
Email
whazeldine@canningspurple.com.au, chockey@canningspurple.com.au

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