As a child living in idyllic Mission Beach in North Queensland with her close-knit family, Kathryn Dorante didn’t really know what she wanted to do when she grew up. But she knew it would involve empowering her people.
Zoom in with your lunch, your questions and, your hunger to learn about entrepreneurship. Join the informal lunchtime learning session where you can listen to, and chat with, industry experts who'll share their entrepreneurial knowledge and experience.
QUT Entrepreneurship staff lead these weekly Lunch & Learn sessions every Thursday from 12-1pm. Speakers present for no more than 10 minutes on their expert subject followed by Q&A. This is your opportunity to develop your entrepreneurial knowledge across a range of topics, make connections and network with others in the wider QUT entrepreneurial community.
Join us as we learn from Alison Price, Managing Director of SoilCyclers, about the sustainable practices and economic outcomes of recycling soil.
Our Guest Speaker | Alison Price
Alison Price is a QUT Alumni and the Founder and Managing Director of SoilCyclers, a specialist topsoil amelioration and remediation company working across the construction, waste and mining industries. SoilCyclers recycle soil on projects such as mine rehabilitations, tip clean-ups, highway projects, sports fields and large subdivisions. They also offer soil amelioration to Australian Standards or other specs, geotechnical soil amendments, asbestos-contaminated soil remediation, PFAS-contaminated soil remediation, acid sulphate soil remediation, and Queensland's first large-scale mobile and temporary composting operation. Alison is a Director of Austmine, former Director and Vice Chair of the National Association of Women In Construction (NAWIC), Advisory Board Member for QUT Entrepreneurship, and Board Member and Treasurer for the Waste Recycling Industry of Queensland (WRIQ).
Dylan Sheppard is living proof of the value of doing an internship while you are at uni. He was awarded QUT’s first six-month design internship with the BMW Group in Germany – and went on to convert that chance of a lifetime into a dream design job with the global car giant.