2019 Annual Funding Event Profile: Sarah Crowe’s invention offers the precious gift of sight and receives top award
When Dr Sarah Crowe, a Sydney-based ophthalmic surgeon, visited an eye clinic in the Solomon Islands, she saw first hand the serious vision problems of many residents. Even as she diagnosed them, she realised that few had access to treatment or surgery let alone glasses.
Celebrating Gospel-shaped innovation
ADM awards Christian women $60,000 for unique initiatives.
Q&A with Michaela O'Donnell Long, 2019 ADM Visiting Fellow
Scheduled around this year’s Annual Funding Event, ADM will host Dr. Michaela O’Donnell Long from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA as a Visiting Fellow. ADM caught up with her recently and asked her the following questions…
Q&A: Bernie Black steps up in the brave world of leadership
When Bernie Black pitched at ADM’s 2018 Annual Funding Event, she knew exactly why she needed to be there: leadership development. Her organisation had grown and she needed help to lead well.
Q&A with Jen Logan, artist and founder of Fer “Creativity, Gospel Truth and the Dignity of Making Art”
Jen Logan—winner of ADM’s 2018 Annual Funding Event—founded and leads Fer, an arts organization in the UK that produces creative and theologically inspired projects reflecting the Christian narrative. Recently, Jen was in Sydney on a family visit but made time to speak about her work at ADM’s March Engage session alongside two other artists. We caught up with her to get more of her story, what’s inspired her, what art means to her and of course, what her favourite creative meal is.
Bernie Black’s Brave Foundation Supports Teen Parents to Become Healthy Families
Bernadette Black was only 16 when she unexpectedly became pregnant. Her situation grew more difficult when she experienced first-hand the stigma and lack of support associated with a teenage pregnancy. As a result, Bernie established the Brave Foundation in 2009, a not-for-profit organisation that equips expecting and parenting teens with resources, referrals and educational opportunities for achieving a happy and healthy family.
Strong Women Talking: Out of Abuse and into a Voice
Before Sono Leone, an indigenous woman in Queensland, turned 22 years old, she had experienced domestic violence not unlike what many other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia have endured. In fact, indigenous women are 32 times more likely to be hospitalised due to family violence than non-Indigenous women, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. For Sono, though, experiencing abuse first-hand led her out of the darkness and into a relationship with Jesus.
ADM Awards $60,000 in Funding for Initiatives to Christian Women Leaders
Anglican Deaconess Ministries has awarded over $60,000 to Australian Christian women from across the globe in its third Annual Funding Event on Wednesday, 19 September….
2017 Annual Funding Event recipient brings her project to fruition
At last year’s Annual Funding Event, Olivia Chapman pitched for funding on behalf of her organisation Emu Music. Liv and Emu were looking for funding for their second Emu Youth album, a compilation of worship songs designed to help teenagers praise God. Hear how funding from ADM has helped create their latest album No Love is Higher…
How could you use $25,000 for the Kingdom?
Applications are now open for ADM’s 2018 Annual Funding Event. Are you a Christian woman with an idea, initiative or project that needs funding? How could up to $25,000 help you to use your God-given gifts for the good of the world? Now in its third year, ADM’s Annual Funding Event provides an opportunity for entrepreneurial Christian women to bring their ideas and initiatives before a panel and pitch for funding…
Bringing Faith to Life: ADM's Annual Funding Event
It’s almost time for applications to open for ADM’s 2017 Annual Funding Event. As we prepare for another exciting event, we caught up with Hailey McQueen, the overall winner of last year’s inaugural Funding Event. Hailey won first prize, based on her idea to reinvent C.S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters as a stage production. She shares about how this funding has allowed the production to tour Australia to sell-out audiences …