Young Women

When you think about getting sportspeople together in a room, do you ever think that the room will have more women than men in it? At Game Changers’ first workshop session this year, that is exactly w... Read More
The Mary Danckert Internship is named after CMY’s Youth Support Manager who worked at CMY from 2005-2013. Now in its fifth cycle, the internship was established to reflect Mary’s passion and commitm... Read More
"The majority of refugee and migrant young Australians feel strongly that they belong here, despite almost half experiencing some form of discrimination or unfair treatment in the past twelve months,"... Read More
“No one can tell you who you need to be and how far you can go,” said guest speaker Sherry-Rose Watts, CMY’s Shout Out speaker, businesswoman and youth ambassador with the Victorian government. "That'... Read More
“What has made me a stronger leader is failure not success. Failure is so important,” says CMY’s CEO Carmel Guerra OAM. Carmel is known for her over 30-year career in the youth settlement sector and... Read More
CMY Office: Fairy lights and flowers framed the sparkling conversations and busy networking that were central to the Meet Your Mentor event held at the CMY office last week. The Meet your Mentor Even... Read More
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Lead Yourself Lead Others (LYLO) is a young women's empowerment program focused on addressing issues facing young women from migrant and refugee backgrounds. LYLO is a program by multicultural young w... Read More
“We are actually hoping that he’ll be able to help coach a local team soon,” says Todd Anderson, Operations Manager of Broadmeadows Basketball Association and the Hume City Broncos, “Saif has already... Read More
“I've always had a passion for helping young people and in 2015, I made the decision to dedicate my time to doing so,” begins Lorrain Ngwenya, founder of youth-focussed organisation, Useful Link, “I... Read More
Born and raised in Mexico, Mayela came to Australia as a student to pursue a Master’s degree. She went on to work in student mobility at her university. Mayela’s experience has afforded her personal... Read More