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Linda Cassidy

National Membership & Programs Manager

Linda has spent much of her career working in financial services. She led the education and professional development businesses for two professional member organisations and a private education provider, and worked extensively with corporate clients on innovative learning and development programs.

More recently she worked on a strategic initiative to grow the member base of a leading member organisation. This involved negotiating and implementing partnerships with leading business schools and developing a pathway program for graduates to work in financial services.

She has also worked in the not for profit sector, developing capacity building programs for Indigenous land councils across Australia, and secured government funding to support a governance program for Indigenous corporations formed out of Native Title.  In her most recent role at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, she worked on implementation of coding skills programs to schools based in Western Sydney and managed relationships with partners funding these initiatives.

She is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a member of AICD.

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In conversation with Daniel Lee of the Levi Strauss Foundation

In conversation with Nicole Richards at the Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit, Daniel Lee shared his insights on topics including the role of philanthropy as a driver of systems change which addresses root causes of social challenges, the relationship between philanthropy and government and what the new political environment in the United States means for philanthropy.

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