[Net2 Melbourne] Event Report: The Pro Bono and Giving Tuesday Story
The NetSquared Melbourne meetup that took place on November 4th, featured Karen Mahlab, CEO of Probono News, who spoke about trends in giving and the landscape of the "Social Economy".
Karen Mahlab established Pro Bono Australia in 1999 as social purpose business. As the major Australian "hub for Good", over 1 million visitors will use Pro Bono Australia's services in 2013 - to volunteer, give, and engage with News and information about Australia's Civil Society Karen was named as one of Australias top 100 women of influence in the Inaugural Finanical review/Westpac awards in 2012.
It also featured a branstorm session on innovative ways to give back during the world-wide #GvingTuesday national day on December 3rd, to celebrate philanthroy across businesses, nonprofits, charities, communities and individuals. Enjoy this perfectly appropriate video to celebrate #GivingTuesday and the call to action of fundraising for good that is taking place all around the world today!