Curated Content for Alumni

Articles, podcasts and thought pieces relevant to Cranlana alumni and Fellows.


Business Leaders Shouldn’t Bite Their Tongues on Social Issues.

“Business is not separate from community, business is an integral part of our community.” Alumna Carol Schwartz and Diane Smith-Gander share a belief that corporate leaders have roles to play in their communities. Both have spoken in support of issues important to them.

The Age, 10 June 2019

It’s Time to Break Up Facebook

Courage. It’s at the heart of every important decision. Chris Hughes, co-founder of Facebook, published an op-ed in The New York Times outlining his concerns with the company’s size and influence, and why he wishes he’d had the courage to talk to someone at the company about them.
New York Times, 9 May 2019

Overcoming the Isolation of Leadership

Do you take yourself out of your comfort zone often enough? Alumna Kate Chaney, Director of Innovation and Strategy for Anglicare WA, believes that is what’s required to truly innovate.

Business News Western Australia, 17 April 2019

Australia Day Honours awards

This year over twenty Cranlana Programme alumni were awarded Australia Day Honours, recognising their contribution to building…


What is the Key to Good Leadership?

What is the key to good leadership? Dr Helen Szoke AO, one of our Board members, and Shaun Carney discuss this and Shaun’s book The Change Makers.
ABC Radio National, 19 February 2019