Learning to lead

August 27, 2015 by J-Wire News Service
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An Australian and a New Zealander are among 50 young social innovators currently in Israel to explore the country through the lens of social innovation.

Shimon Peres with the participants

Shimon Peres with the participants          Photo: Netanel Tobias

The REALITY Global  participants have met leading Israeli figures including President Shimon Peres, connect with Israeli entrepreneurs in the field of social

Sheree in black and white

Sheree Rubinstein in black and white Photo: Netanel Tobias

development and learn about various approaches devised by this “Startup Nation” as a way of responding to and dealing with a range of deep-rooted, multi-dimensional social and economic challenges.

Andrew in blue T-shirt

Andrew Lesa in blue T-shirt Photo: Netanel Tobias

This program empowers exceptional young people to explore their leadership potential through an immersive personal and professional development journey in Israel, inspired by the Jewish charge to repair the world.

REALITY is an initiative of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, a global organisation that seeks to ignite the passion and unleash the power in young people to create positive change in the Jewish community and across the broader world.

Australian participant Sheree Rubinstein, is the co-founder and director of One Roof in Melbourne.

Andrew Lesa, is the Youth Adviser at Peace Child International in Auckland

 

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