SSI News Blog

Community of Practice will provide collective response to domestic and family violence

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Sunday November 25 was International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, marking the launch of 16 Days of Activism, a global campaign to galvanise action to end violence against women and children. It will conclude on December 10, International Human Rights Day.

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Ignite Multicultural Women’s Business Scholarship winners announced at Mosaic Gala

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SSI celebrated its annual fundraising event — the SSI Mosaic Gala — at the glamorous Merivale Ivy Ballroom on September 14, with entertainment by Lucky African Drum and Sirens Dance, guest speaker Matt Okine and the announcement of winners of the Ignite Multicultural Women’s Business Scholarship.

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SSI Ignite volunteer reveals why working with refugees is one of the most rewarding experiences

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When Cornelia Schulze moved to Sydney from Germany four years ago, she found the transition difficult at first. With two business degrees and a 25-year career in publishing, Ms Schulz has a wide range of skills which she was keen to put to good use.

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Success stories

Ignite helps Saman Khaladj Iranian refugee forge new career path

Saman Khaladj launched his own business with the support of the SSI Ignite Small Business Start-ups initiative. Arriving in Australia in 2013 marked the beginning of a new life and career for 49-year-old Saman Khaladj.

 

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