The beauty of the creative fields is the myriad ways its skills and problem-solving are integral to non-creative work. Take Micah Scott, for example. The founding CEO of Australia’s first LGBTQIA+ youth organisation, Minus18 Foundation arrived at his career in the not-for-profit sector via training in design. What’s a key way to ensure your community engagement messaging is clear, effective and reaching the right audience ? Design!
In this instalment of our Words from The Wise series in partnership with Monash Art, Architecture + Design, recent graduate Kieran Medici talks to Micah about how training in design honed his communication skills, and how this led to a career at one of the country’s leading youth organisations.
Plus, get a squizz inside the brand new Victorian Pride Centre on Fitzroy Street in St Kilda – Melbourne’s hub for queer organisations and LGBTQIA+led events such as Joy Radio, Melbourne Queer Film Festival and, of course, Minus18. It’s amazing!