Monash University Partnership Series – Janine Mohamed

Episode 122

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Host Mundanara Bayles is guided by Aboriginal Terms of Reference which is the accumulated knowledge that Aboriginal people developed over the tens of thousands of years of living in this land, now known as Australia.

Relationships are at the core of Aboriginal Culture and Society and in our whole history of living in this country we never invaded our neighbours.

An Aboriginal Terms of Reference introduction is based on “Who you are and not what you do”, this way of introduction has been practiced by Aboriginal people since the first sunrise. From an Aboriginal perspective this way of introduction reinforces our humaness, we are much more than our job titles.

Why is education important for business?

In this episode, Dr Janine Mohamed, CEO of the Lowitja Institute, tells Mundanara that although we operate in a white system, Blak business owners often aren’t motivated to go into business for the same reasons as non-Indigenous businesses.

Education, she says, taught her a lot about herself – what not to do and who she didn’t want to be.

Dr Janine Mohamed is a proud Narrunga Kaurna woman from Point Pearce in South Australia who has dedicated her career to Indigenous health through roles in nursing, management and policy for over two decades.

This episode is proudly supported by Monash University, promoting the Masters of Indigenous Business Leadership program, delivered by Monash Business School & The William Cooper Institute.

The Master of Indigenous Business Leadership, is a cross-disciplinary program with leading units delivered by Monash Business School, complemented by a tailored offering in design thinking, together with a mastery unit from Law.

The partnership series features interviews with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander past and current students, staff and guest speakers from the program.

You will hear all about what the Masters of Indigenous Business Leadership program has to offer including valuable insight and stories of amazing business journeys and leadership.

Recommendations throughout this episode:

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The Black Magic Woman Podcast is hosted by Mundanara Bayles and is an uplifting conversational style program featuring mainly Aboriginal guests and explores issues of importance to Aboriginal people and communities.  Mundanara is guided by Aboriginal Terms of Reference and focusses more on who people are rather than on what they do.

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