Programs

Young Change Agents is a design-thinking based social entrepreneurship program for 10-18 year olds that helps our youth see problems as opportunities. Our programs also build the capacity of teaching teams in design thinking and social entrepreneurship.

Featured Projects

Videos

Take a look at some of our project videos including our program with the United Women's Muslim Association, Riverside Girls HS/Merrylands East Primary School, 18 months on at Riverside Girls HS and our program with Cerebral Palsy Alliance & Telstra.

Testimonials

"What I saw today was five teams who communicated ideas that frankly blew my mind.. ideas that could actually be applied today in practice.”

Laurence Street, General Manager, CSIRO

“It was amazing to watch the students come up with innovative ways to solve some of the greatest problems in our community. It reminded me how important it is to look at problems with a beginner's mind to come up with creative solutions."

Dorothee Clauss, Lead Solution Engineer, Salesforce

"We saw that the [YCA] program was a great mix of two things for our girls: (1) the design thinking process and (2) the whole entrepreneurial style of ideas being mixed with social consciousness which was important for us.”

Belinda Kelly, Principal Riverside Girls High School

"We saw that the [YCA] program was a great mix of two things for our girls: (1) the design thinking process and (2) the whole entrepreneurial style of ideas being mixed with social consciousness which was important for us.”

Belinda Kelly, Principal Riverside Girls High School

“I came in with the mentality that I couldn’t make a difference, but honestly I am leaving with the reality that I can.”

Youth Participant

“The program is the perfect combination of innovation and empowerment for young people. It gives them the opportunity to implement positive change based on community needs as they see it and empowers them to find strength in solutions.”

Malena Hawkins, Community Services Manager, Australian Red Cross

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