Charles Sturt University hosts free public lecture by entrepreneur

22 MAY 2019

Charles Sturt University hosts free public lecture by entrepreneur

Charles Sturt University in Albury-Wodonga will host a free public lecture by entrepreneur Mr Desh Amila as part of its informative Explorations Series on Wednesday 29 May.

  • Mr Desh Amila a global entrepreneur will share his experience with regional community
  • He has founded and staged a number of entertainment-based charities and festivals
  • Charles Sturt University’s Explorations Series encourages discussion and debate in regional communities

Charles Sturt University (Charles Sturt) in Albury-Wodonga will host a free public lecture by entrepreneur Mr Desh Amila as part of its informative Explorations Series on Wednesday 29 May.

Mr Amila was born in Sri Lanka and in 2000 moved to Australia where he completed a Bachelor of Arts (Media Arts: Screen Studies and Photography) in 2005 through Deakin University. He has gone on to become an entrepreneur, entertainer and educator.

During his career, Mr Amila has held senior management positions, hosted Australia’s first YouTuber festival, and worked in the music and entertainment sectors.

He founded the charitable organisation The Dreamer’s Foundation, to help ambitious young people pursue their dreams, no matter how big, through grants, workshops and mentorship with industry leaders.

Mr Amila has delivered presentations to audiences from educational facilities, large corporations, start-ups, media, and not-for-profit organisations who seek to understand how to be a driving factor of success in a world dominated by technology, culture and information. 

He has a strong record in inspiring people through his innovative presentations, and will share his insights and experience as part of Charles Sturt’s Explorations Series.

Charles Sturt will host this free event open to the Albury-Wodonga community on Wednesday 29 May starting at 6pm in the CD Blake Theatre, building 751, room 104.

To attend please registerfor catering purposes.

About the Explorations Series

The Explorations Series is part of the University’s community engagement program and aims to engage our rural and regional communities in discussion and debate about major issues facing our regions, the nation and the world.

Media contact:

Chris Gillies, 0439 068 752


Media Note:

For interviews with Mr Desh Amila, contact Chris Gillies at Charles Sturt Media on mobile 0439 068 752 or news@csu.edu.au

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