YOUNG ABORIGINAL LEADERS and ROLE MODELS. 6 August 2014. Supporting the next generation to achieve their goals. Paul Vandenbergh Aboriginal Programs Manager, Power Community Ltd . Torita Issac 2012 Paralympics – athletics.
YOUNG ABORIGINAL LEADERS andROLE MODELS
6 August 2014
Aboriginal Programs Manager, Power Community Ltd
2012 Paralympics – athletics.
Eddie Betts (Australian rules)Playing for the Adelaide Crows.
First Aboriginal Rhodes Scholar.
Tjimarri Sanderson-Milera (Athlete)2014 Ch 9 Aboriginal Young Achiever Award (SA).
Rohanee Cox (basketball)
Brendan Ah Chee (Australian rules)Playing for Port Power
First Aboriginal woman to represent Australia in figure skating.
Patrick Sammy ‘Patty’ Mills
Plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
First Aboriginal soccer player to score a goal for Australia.
University lecturer (age 24) and champion of Aboriginal culture & education.
Genevieve Grieves Filmmaker & media artist; worked onSBS series First Australians.
Chad Wingard(Australian rules)Playing for Port Power.
Kyah Simon (Socceroo)Led Matildas to knockout stage of
2011 FIFA World Cup.
Pick 27 at the AFL National Draft(Gold Coast Suns).
Singer and actress.
Johnathan ThurstonProfessional Rugby League.
Women's basketball champion.
Zaachariah Fielding & Kristal West‘ZK’ - R’n’B Soul duo.
Current Oceanian & Australian record holder in 100 metres.
Vanessa Stokes (softball)
Australian Women’s Aussie Spirit player.
Jesse WilliamsAmerican football at the highest level.
Tania Major2007 Young Australian of the Year;
Youngest person elected to ATSIC.
Chern’ee Sutton (Artist)2014 NAIDOC Youth of the Year.
Micheal O’Loglin (Micky O)
Former Sydney Swans player & former coach Flying Boomerangs & Indigenous All Stars.
Frances RingsDancer, choreographer and television presenter.
Director, National Indigenous Youth Leadership Academy.
Donisha DuffFirst Aboriginal person to graduate with a Masters of Business Administration from ANU.
Tapaya EdwardsDancer, young Anangu leader.
Dr Marlene Clarke & Dr Marilyn Kong (twins)
First Aboriginal women to receive medical degrees at Sydney University.
Dr Kelvin Kong
First Aboriginal Surgeon;
baby brother of twins Marlene & Marilyn.
ABORIGINAL POWER CUP 2014