Date: Wednesday 10 October 2018
Where: Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland.
Minimising risk and maximising potential
Learn from Christine Mudavanhu-Makumbe about best-practice risk mitigation strategies. Christine will focus on overcoming professional challenges and building resilience, drawn from her consultancy and advocacy experiences in the migrant business sector.
Christine is the principal consultant of Utano Consulting a strategy and policy consulting firm which also provides training and workshop facilitation. Christine is an active supporter and advocate for migrant businesses and skilled migrants. This work has allowed her to serve as the Queensland state delegate on the board of the Australia Zimbabwe Business Council (AZBC).
Christine also serves on a number of community advocacy boards and social enterprises, including the Skilled Migrant Professionals of Australia where she is a non- executive director.
Christine is a seasoned public policy advisor who has worked in all levels of government in Australia and New Zealand. Her areas of expertise range across social and human services policy and program design in the area of homelessness, domestic and family violence. Christine is a QUT Mentor, workshop facilitator and strategic event planner.
In this Lunch Box Forum, Christine shared personal insights about developing a business in Australia from a migrant’s perspective, all while raising a family as a single mother. She also explored the advantages that being a minority can bring, and ways you can cultivate resilience in your adopted country.
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