We really can’t believe that Two Feet 2018 is already upon us, and are so excited to formally announce our Melbourne Two Feet 2018 Cohort.
With organisations tackling issues ranging from environmental sustainability to gender equality, Two Feet 2018 is set to be another big year.
Welcome guys – we are so excited to be working with you all!
The following are our bold and talented Two Feet 2018 Melbourne cohort, check out what they are all about and how they plan to change the world.
WIRE Women’s Information is the only statewide free, confidential information and referral service for Victorian women. WIRE aims to be inclusive of women from all backgrounds and experiences and to create an environment which is free of exploitation and discrimination. They offer a range of gender-specific training programs and also research and advocate for women’s issues such as financial literacy and economic security, work-life balance and violence against women.
IAmDegradable is a social enterprise that funds organisations that reduce plastic waste. They support organisations with the same mission – to reduce and clean up plastic waste from our oceans – which includes early education to manage waste, innovation to clean up or manage waste, marketing campaigns for beach cleanups etc.
Blind Grit is an Inspirational Athleisure Wear created by those who conquer challenges, for those who are ready for one!
Blind Grit aims to celebrate the qualities required to survive and conquer challenges, and to connect those who want to push out of their comfort zone to achieve superhuman results in fitness and life, with those superhumans who live life outside the comfort zone: from living with a disability, to surviving trauma, abuse, or loss.
big little brush
Every toothbrush made, still exists today. The solution that big little brush has? To swap to bamboo to make the world a better place. big little brush sells bamboo toothbrushes developed from sustainably grown and harvested sources. They believe that health and hygiene are a basic human right that everyone should (and can) have. Their plan is to help fund health and hygiene education and projects in developing communities.
Holistic Psychology believes that every person has inner goodness and spirituality that, when actualised, can unleash their unlimited human potential, create self-fulfilment, connection and happiness. This, in turn, can create a ripple effect throughout their community and society.
Holistic Psychology’s purpose is to raise individual’s self-awareness and consciousness levels, help them to clarify their strengths and gaps, and to connect with others in a safe and supportive environment. They do this through an evidence-based practice, delivered by caring professionals, including individual and group coaching, group workshops and labs, mental health treatment, physical fitness activities, ethical nutrition, and meditative practices.
The Timekeeper is a mindful watch company on a mission to help people live in the present, discover their purpose and feel connected to the world in order to lead more empowered lives. They sell watches that are catalysts for conversation, donate 100% of profits to fund mental health support for young people, and share ‘Stories of Time’ to break down stigma, celebrate vulnerability and encourage people to support those around them.
Where detail and intention meet, each timepiece is designed to be calming and act as a symbolic anchor to be present; reminding us to slow down, be conscious of our values and intentional with our time.
Intersecti aims to assist startups in Seed or Series A funding by helping to embed diversity, inclusion and sustainable practices into the core of what they do through several online tools and affordable advice provision. For a small fee to access, startups will receive a health check that will measure their diversity, inclusion and sustainability scores and then benchmark them against other similar sized startups. Further affordable packages include the ability to unlock in-depth advice with the possibility of being linked to a local consultant who can help them build upon their diversity, inclusion and sustainability ranking.
Keep an eye out as we share with you their journey, and the progress they make as they work to deepen their impact and develop a strong, sustainable business model from which to grow and flourish.