Behind every story of "self-made" success is a group of unsung heroes who cleared obstacles and created opportunities. We all need sponsors to open doors and mentors to open minds. In our careers, there are few things that matter more than knowing people who are willing to take a chance on us.
Adam Grant, Best Selling Author of Give and Take and the Originals and Wharton School Professor
Crescent Champions Club
The Crescent Champions Club nurtures individuals from a refugee or asylum seeker background by pairing them up with influential leaders that mentor and guide their journey towards career success and leadership.
- Guidance on how to go about progressing in their careers
- Guidance about life choices
- Access to valuable networks and connections
Join as a Crescent Foundation Champion and help individuals from a refugee or asylum seeker background by sponsoring and guiding their journey towards success.
Are you from a refugee or asylum seeker background?
The Crescent Champions Club offers access to exclusive leadership and career development privileges:
Crescent Foundation has partnered with Deakin CREATE in support of their careers clinic program and expertise in supporting people from a refugee background to build their careers after leaving their home country.
Together with the Deakin CREATE team, we will:
- Match and connect you to the right Champions who are leaders in the field, and will take you "under their wings" to mentor and guide your career development.
- Guide you step by step to develop your skills, brand, and understanding of the talent market to help you achieve the role you want through Deakin University CREATE's highly acclaimed Graduate Career Clinics.
- Provide exclusive access to events with high-profile leaders of Australian industry and society.
Applications close when places are filled or 31st April 2021, whichever comes earlier.
DISCLAIMER: Application to Crescent Champions is currently restricted to individuals who are legally entitled to live in Australia either as a citizen, permanent resident or under an asylum seeker / refugee / temporary protection visa. If you do not qualify for any of those, please refrain from applying.
Want to contribute to nurturing a leader that takes Australia and the world forward?
Enrol as a Crescent Champion today!
DISCLAIMER: Application to be a Crescent Champion is currently restricted to individuals who have Australian experience and networks or hold Australian citizenship or permanent residency. If you do not qualify for either of those, please refrain from applying.
Register your interest for 2021
Crescent Foundation invest collective networks, resources and funds to mobilise support towards projects and initiatives that have a catalysing impact. We support initiatives in our four areas of focus: Education & Refugees, Helping the Homeless, Conservation of Islamic Art & Culture, Civics, Youth and Democracy
Crescent Champions Club is an initiative of Crescent Foundation with the support of Crescent Institute and Deakin University.
The Crescent Institute is among Australia's pre-eminent professional networking and thought leadership organisations. It establishes and nurtures connections among members as they gain insights on key issues from Australia's leading figures in a warm, but professional setting.
Supporting DEAKIN CREATE Career Clinics