The kids are alright

Last November I was fortunate enough to be invited to the Transforming Vulnerability Conference hosted by the Global Challenges Program at  the University of Wollongong to be part of a panel on Children and Disasters. Wollongong is one of my favourite cities, having spent quite a bit of time there during my Uni days. It […]

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Disruptive innovations

My inbox is full of newsletters. I’m one of those people who subscribe to everything, because to paraphrase Emmett from the Lego Movie, Everything is Interesting. Having said that, I rarely read them, because of time or headspace. However, one release from the World Economic Forum caught my eye this week The Future of Financial […]

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Not lost. Mostly.

I am a geographer. It is a bold statement. Particularly when you are filling out your tax return, and are asked for occupation, and there is no “geographer” in the list of hundreds of jobs. In the tax office’s eyes, I don’t exist. Still on the birth certificates of my children, I am listed as […]

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