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Pat Ryan

Class Year: 2020

Scholarship: Social Change Fellowship

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: WA

Position: CEO, Dismantle

Focus Area

Positive social change

Pat Ryan

Class Year: 2020

Scholarship: Social Change Fellowship

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: WA

Position: CEO, Dismantle

Focus Area

Positive social change

Biography

I am highly passionate about improving our system that looks after young people experiencing disadvantage. That passion has seen me work in government and non-government sectors. Now, with the tool of social enterprise and connecting with the business world, I'm realising profound impact and change by combining the three sectors' resources, efforts and powers. In particular, the opportunity of employment has provided the best energy for young people in our programs to build their aspirations and help overcome their life challenges.

 

I believe building responsive, dynamic and person-centred approaches to youth employment is a pillar that will have a significant and effective impact on youth well-being in WA and Australia. I think we can do better and am committed to be a part of the development. 

 

In my spare time I ride bikes, play tennis and tinker with blues piano.

Skills & Expertise

  • Social Enterprise
  • Start-ups
  • Youth work
  • Business management
  • Strategy

"Best advice I've been given - if you're the smartest person amongst your staff, you've done a terrible job at hiring."


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