David Clarke Social Innovation Fellowships
Our David Clarke Social Innovation Fellowships recognise, promote and reward innovative ideas that address social needs, and encourage lateral thinking on community issues.
06 Jun 2016
Hear from one of Macquarie’s David Clarke Social Innovation Fellowship winners in 2014, Alia Eyres, CEO of Mother’s Choice, which cares for children without families and young women facing crisis pregnancies.
Alia used her grant to meet with research institutions, child care agencies and child development experts in the United States to learn about their best practices in caring for children and young women.
IT, HR and overseas research benefit young mums and babies
For nearly 30 years Mother's Choice in Hong Kong has supported more than 51,000 young women, cared for 3,600 babies and assisted with 1,400 successful adoption cases.
Breaking down barriers for more engaged lives
Life Without Barriers (LWB) provides care and support services across Australia including family support and out-of-home care, disability services, home and community care for older Australians and support for refugees and asylum seekers. It also works in the areas of mental health, homelessness and youth justice.
Empowering jobless and impoverished New Yorkers
The HOPE Program empowers jobless and impoverished New Yorkers through skills training, jobs and career advancement. It combines training, adult basic education, industry certifications, work wellness services, internships and job placement with long-term support.
Down-under innovators share knowledge for global good
Auditory Verbal UK is a national charity which teaches deaf babies and children to listen and speak as part of helping them achieve their full potential. Chief Executive Anita Grover won Macquarie’s 2014 David Clarke Fellowship in the UK.