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Alison Harrington is a passionate social entrepreneur who has worked in technology for Microsoft, founded 2 technology businesses and been recognised as a finalist in the Telstra Business Women's of the Year Awards. More recently Alison has dedicated her passion and skills to social impact and has completed post graduate studies in social impact at UNSW. It was during her studies Alison applied her technology expertise to create an innovative project that utilised silent disco technology to create better physical and mental health outcomes for seniors. From a university idea and a small NSW government grant the Moove&Groove program was born, a world first. The program has flourished and has demonstrated proven benefits for seniors and those living with dementia. Alison has presented at Aging 2.0 in San Francisco , is a 2020 finalist for She EO , a 2019 Westfield local hero finalist and the program was a finalist in the 2019 innovAGEING Awards. Alison is now committed to re-inventing ageing and utilising technology to assist seniors and those living with dementia and their families by creating connections, conversations and joyful moments. Alison holds a LLB, BA and Graduate Diploma in Social Impact from UNSW.
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30 October 2020 2:15 pm
Plenary Room Day 2