Since Jack Manning Bancroft founded the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME), the program has engaged some 8,000 university mentors to create better educational outcomes for more than 25,000 students. AIME now operates in Australia, South Africa and Uganda, and has further plans to export its success across the world. One of Australia’s youngest CEOs and editor of Mentoring: The key to a fairer world, Jack delivers a rousing lecture on why he believes that mentoring is key to overcoming division and inequality.
Jack Manning Bancroft (Australian)
Jack is the CEO & Founder of AIME, an award winning company, which has produced groundbreaking results by using the simple tool of mentoring. He founded the organisation in 2005 as a 19 year-old and has since grown AIME's reach and impact all around the globe. Awards to recognise his work includes being the youngest person in Australian history to receive an honorary doctorate, and AIME's work is transforming the face of inequality both at home and abroad for tens of thousands of kids a year. Jack is the editor of Mentoring - The Key to a Fairer World, a collaboration of essays about the making of the AIME movement.
Josh Stenberg (Australian)
Josh Stenberg is Lecturer in Chinese Studies, School of Languages and Cultures at The University of Sydney. He has translated fiction by authors such as Su Tong, Ye Zhaoyan, and Chen Xue, and is the editor of Irina's Hat: New Short Stories from China. He is also an author of poetry and short fiction.