Charles Sturt hosts two thought leaders discussing global issues

9 JUNE 2020

Charles Sturt hosts two thought leaders discussing global issues

Charles Sturt to host thought-provoking discussion between Vice-Chancellor's Chair of Australian-Indigenous Belonging Professor Stan Grant Jnr and water advocate and marathon runner Ms Mina Guli.

  • Charles Sturt presents ‘Stan Grant in conversation with Mina Guli’
  • The event is part of the ongoing Exploration Series of lectures presented by the University
  • The online event is on Tuesday 16 June from 5pm

An upcoming Charles Sturt University Exploration Series event will provide inspiration from two prominent figures taking big strides to make this world a better place.

Charles Sturt Vice-Chancellor’s Chair of Australia-Indigenous Belonging, Professor Stan Grant Jnr, will interview water advocate and marathon runner Ms Mina Guli.

Stan Grant in conversation with Mina Guli’ will be an engaging event where Professor Grant will host Ms Guli as she shares her story while informing participants on how they can make a difference.

Ms Guli ran 40 marathons in 40 days across six continents to raise awareness about the global water crisis. Her international efforts have gained her recognition as one of Fortune Magazine’s Top 50 Leaders in the world.

Professor Stan Grant JnrShe will share her experience and expertise with Professor Grant as she continues her crusade in an Exploration Series event hosted by Charles Sturt’s Incubator Hubs.

Charles Sturt’s manager of Incubator Hubs Ms Annette Davies said the University was honoured to host an event that showcased ‘two extraordinary Australians’.

“The indomitable Mina Guli being interviewed by renowned journalist Professor Stan Grant … this event is a wonderful opportunity to come together to learn what drives someone like Mina to perform these extraordinary feats,” Ms Davies said.

“She’s bringing about increased awareness of the issue of the global water crisis and, in spite of restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is still working hard to forge new paths to bring much-needed change to the issue.

“Charles Sturt University’s Innovation Hubs are committed to showcasing inspiring talents and enriching our regions and we are excited to invite everyone to this special event.”

Register for this free event on Tuesday 16 June on the Eventbrite website.

Media Note:

To arrange interviews with Ms Annette Davies, contact Nicole Barlow at Charles Sturt Media on 0429 217 026 or news@csu.edu.au

Photo captions: (Image 1) Ms Mina Guli running to raise awareness for global water issues. Picture by Kelvin Trautman and (image 2) Charles Sturt's Vice-Chancellor's Chair of Australian-Indigenous Belonging Professor Stan Grant Jnr.

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