Read about the work and lives of our alumni as they pursue exciting personal and professional endeavours. Learn about how our alumni are applying their knowledge to change organisations and communities.
Jaz did the Certificate 1 in Leadership, with Millennium Kids, funded by Alcoa of Australia, when she was 15. Now Jaz is working with Millennium Kids as a co-facilitator in the Lore Law team.
Brandon took part in the Right Track Program, a collaboration between the Public Transport Authority and Millennium Kids, when he was 15. Now Brandon is working with Millennium Kids as a filmmaker in the Lore Law Project.
Kayleen did the Certificate 1 in Leadership, with Millennium Kids, funded by Alcoa of Australia, as a professional learning opportunity while teaching at Sevenoaks College. Now Kayleen is working with Millennium Kids as a co-facilitator in the Lore Law team.
Anna worked as a volunteer with Millennium Kids when she was at Murdoch University studying Environmental Science and Law. Now Anna is the Chairperson of Millennium Kids Inc.
Sam joined Millennium Kids at age 11 and soon took up a position on the youth board. As an older ‘kid’ Sam joins various MK events as a mentor. Sam’s passion is to help people achieve more with technology and is currently working in collaboration with not for profit organisations around the world.
Gill is an ecologist with a passion for biodiversity and the bush, and sharing her knowledge with others. Gill has undertaken many roles in research and environmental education across Australia. Gill did the MK facilitator training, working with kids in Perth and WA. She now incorporates those skills in her work with kids in Tasmania with Tamar NRM .
Professor of Media and Communication
While studying in Australia Ida did the MK Odyssey at Ningaloo. Now Ida is Prof of Media and Communication at Airlangga University, Surabaya Indonesia. Ida supports Millennium Kids through cultural awareness training and is coordinating a Women in Leadership program, a collaboration between We SAVE and MK.
Brendan La Mar
Surfer, Small Business Owner
Brendan did the MK Odyssey while he was doing a Masters at Murdoch University, Marine-based ecological education : marine discovery centres, Millennium Kids, environmental citizenship, and a vision for an eco-camp. Brendan now heads up Yallingup Store and Café and is taking steps to make the business more sustainable.
Louanne, previous Principal Community Advisor for BHP Nickel West, discovered the creative capacity of Millennium Kids when the first of many sponsored partnerships was forged to tackle educational and environmental issues impacting BHP communities. She has continued on the evolving MK journey and now assists in strategic planning and community development as MK prepares for 2020 and beyond.
Annie moved to Kalgoorlie, Western Australia from the USA in 2013 and became involved with Millennium Kids at her high school where she was teaching Science. She did the MK facilitator training soon after she started teaching at Perth Modern School. Now Annie is a Council member at MK and mentors MK projects at Perth Modern, including the Year 10 Edulis edible cutlery in collaboration with Bread in Common.
MK Artist in Residence
Tessa began her journey with MK when she was in Year 6, co writing the Milyu Rap, a song about caring for the Swan River. Since that time Tessa has been involved with MK co facilitating camps at Fairbridge, working alongside MK as an artist and mentor. Most recently Tessa has facilitated art workshops and sewing sessions at part of The Willy Wagtail project to get kids thinking about textile waste.
Alicia is a cofounder of Kids Helping Kids and mentor to Millennium Kids. Alicia has been on the MK Council supporting MK and is cofounder of 100 Women a local movement to bring women together to support other women through giving.