Bitcoin, Blockchain and Banking

Bitcoin, Blockchain and Banking

David Yermack is a Professor of Finance at NYU Stern. He teaches Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies, including the concept of Blockchain Banking. When the opportunity arose to hear him speak at UWA recently, I leapt. Now, after years of saying ‘it’s just another currency’...
What I learned in prison

What I learned in prison

Before you start worrying about the validity of my ‘Working with Children’ card… I’m part of the ‘Women in Leadership Driving Change’ group that visits women in prison. We deliver training on re-entering the workforce. The program is called ‘Tall...
Credit cards: friend or foe?

Credit cards: friend or foe?

By Lacey Filipich BEng(Hons) MAICD Cert Gov (NFP) Ah, those little pieces of plastic. I dimly remember a time in my childhood when there was a paper system for credit cards that involved taking an imprint with what looked and sounded like a machine designed to take...
The Road to Struggle Street

The Road to Struggle Street

By Lacey Filipich BEng(Hons) MAICD Like nearly one million other Australians, I sat transfixed in front of the television on Wednesday 6 May watching the first episode of the three-part SBS documentary ‘Struggle Street’. Leaving aside claims that it was not a fair...