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About the Festival

We believe deeply in people’s capacity and determination to ‘care for everything’.


 The Social Impact Festival is hosted by the Centre for Social Impact UWA at The University of Western Australia Business School (CSI UWA). It is a series of events in July that celebrate initiatives bringing about positive social change, with a focus on Western Australia. It is the flagship annual event and primary public engagement initiative of CSI UWA with massive potential for translating important research, collaborating with industry and community, influencing public policy, and generating a significant positive impact.

The 2018 festival was the fourth of its kind, following Festivals presented by CSI UWA in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The Festival has increased in size considerably and doubled in attendance each year. Bringing together more than 200 cutting-edge international and local speakers, community leaders, artists, and organisations, this multi-faceted festival goes far beyond talking about the issues confronting our society and provided the conditions for citizens to co-create the future they wish to see.

You can read all about the Social Impact Festival 2018 in the Summary Report.

 

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Join thousands in Western Australia for the world’s largest festival of social impact and be part of the change you want to see.