"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