Helen Milner visits Australia


Helen Milner, Chief Executive Officer, Tinder Foundation UK

"…..technology  creates brand new ideas, creativity, and ways of doing things we never dreamed of before." Helen Milner, Chief Executive Officer, Tinder Foundation UK"


There are 3.7 million people in Australia who have never used the internet. To become a truly inclusive nation, we need everyone to become confident internet users. Infoxchange and Australia Post in partnership with Tinder Foundation, are supporting Helen Milner in a series of lectures. Helen is an expert in digital inclusion and will share her experiences of success in the UK. Helen will also speak about her vision of a 100% digitally empowered world.   

This lecture series is accompanied by a series of manifesto workshops. These activities will provide awareness and insight as we approach 2016, the National Year of Digital Inclusion.
 

More about Helen

Helen Milner is CEO of the Tinder Foundation. The Tinder Foundation is the UK’s largest digital inclusion organisation. 

Helen started her career 30 years ago, developing online education services for schools. Since then she has specialised in education for all, in the UK and other countries. She’s passionate about helping people to optimise the opportunities the web has to offer. This passion for technology and learning, led Helen to start the Tinder Foundation in 2011. 

Helen has a wealth of experience and unique understanding of both social and digital inclusion. As the world becomes more digital, Helen aims to make sure that no one is left behind. Parallel to her role as CEO of the Tinder Foundation, she speaks regularly at events to promote digital solutions in the UK and around the world.

 

More about the Tinder Foundation

Tinder is a not for profit social enterprise and the UK’s largest digital inclusion organisation. Established in December 2011, the Tinder Foundation supports over 5000 local community partners. The Tinder Foundation’s strategy has a strong focus on digital inclusion. In particular supporting communities to be smarter in using digital technology. Since 2011,The Tinder Foundation has helped 1.6 million people access the Internet and gain digital skills to improve their lives.

 

Public Lecture Details

The Public lectures will open to all in Canberra and Brisbane. These events will also be filmed and put online.

 

Canberra Public Lecture

Topic:Digital Culture Talk Series -‘Leaving no one behind: Can Australia be truly a digital nation? Stories from the UK

Date: Friday 30th October

Time: 13:00 to 14:00

Location: Canberra

Venue: Theatre, Lower Ground Floor, National Library of Australia, Parkes Place, Canberra ACT 2600

Tickets: Book your spot here
 

Brisbane Public Lecture


Topic: How can we best support Digital Inclusion

Date: Monday 2nd November

Time: 18:00 to 19:00

Location: Brisbane

Venue: TBC

Tickets: Please email Camilla Sungkar at [email protected]
 

 

We look forward to seeing you there.