NAISDA CEO Kim Walker Reflects On The Success of NAISDA’s Unique Learning Model - 17.10.23

As Australia’s only performing arts training organisation specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, NAISDA CEO Kim Walker reflects on what makes NAISDA’s unique learning approach so successful in student achievement, career pathways and entrepreneurship.

Speaking at the inaugural SXSW Sydney on 18 October 2023, Kim Walker will be joined by Wiradjuri woman and NAISDA Chair Mayrah Sonter, Yawuru woman, NAISDA graduate and Bangarra dancer Lillian Banks and Minjungbal-Yugambeh, Wiradjuri and Ni-Vanuatu man, NAISDA graduate and Co-Artistic Director of Karul Projects Thomas E.S. Kelly, to speak on how unleashing the power of 60,000+ years of storytelling is igniting Indigenous leadership.

Learn more about NAISDA’s unique learning model below.

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