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How education can unleash potential and produce transformative outcomes

AIEF General Manager, Strategy and Policy, Renée Coffey discusses the power of education to change the course of a young person’s life at TEDx Ipswich.

What one intervention can change the course of a young person’s life? Renee Coffey has worked towards Reconciliation and closing the gap for over half her life. Ten years ago she left a career in government marketing and communications to work full-time for the cause she is most passionate about. She is now a senior leader with the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation – a not for profit organisation that empowers Indigenous children to build a brighter future for themselves and for the nation. Renee has seen first-hand what it takes to enable a young person to transform their own life and the lives of their family and community.

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Whatever path you choose, education is the key to success and AIEF is making sure thousands of Indigenous children get the best education possible, empowering them to take their rightful place in our nation’s future, where they will one day show the way.

Michael O’Loughlin
co-founder, the GO Foundation and the most decorated Indigenous Australian player in the history of the AFL


The AIEF Scholarship Program and the AIEF Pathways Program are supported by the Australian Government in collaboration with individual, philanthropic and corporate supporters from the private sector.