The HCA Nonprofit Fellowship Program 2018
Founding Patrons: William D. Ferris AC and Lea Ferris
Chair: Lisa George
Nonprofit Fellowship Awards Event 2018
Presentation of Fellowships
Annual Nonprofit Leadership Address with
Club members, past Fellows and guests are invited to one of the highlights of the club calendar.
At the event, the two HCA Nonprofit Fellows selected to attend the 'Strategic Perspectives in Non-Profit Management' at HBS will be announced and they will provide a brief insight into their organisations and the challenges they will address at Harvard Business School.
Date: Wednesday 2 May
Venue: Macquarie Group, 1 Shelley St, Sydney (adjacent to Barangaroo)
Time: 11:45 am sharp for 12 pm start until 2 pm
Cost: $80pp, includes 2 course lunch and drinks.
Dress: Business Attire
Scott Farquhar, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Atlassian
Scott Farquhar is the co-founder and co-CEO of Atlassian, a collaboration software company that helps teams organise, discuss and complete shared work. More than 100,000 large and small organisations use Atlassian’s tracking, collaboration, communication, service management and development products to work smarter and deliver quality results on time.
Atlassian donates 1% of profit, product, equity and employee time to charity, helping thousands of children in developing countries receive an education. In 2011, Scott was awarded the Corporate Social Responsibility Award by the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). In 2015, Scott helped spearhead Pledge 1%, a corporate philanthropy movement dedicated to making the community a key stakeholder in every business. To date, almost 4,000 companies around the world have joined the movement.
Scott was the youngest person ever to be awarded the ‘Australian Entrepreneur of the Year’ in 2006 by Ernst & Young alongside co-founder and co-CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes. Both Scott and Mike were named on the 2017 Forbes Global Game Changers list for their part in reshaping the world.
Scott holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Information Technology from the University of New South Wales.