Alumni Focus

ALUMNI FOCUS
 Founding members of the MQ Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB) – Delia Deng

Founding members of the MQ Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB) – Delia Deng

Meet Delia Deng, young alum. ‘I’m a dragonboater!’ she says with obvious passion. But that’s just the start of what makes this young alumni so special. Known for her hard work ethic, dedication to excellence and sunny disposition, she leads by being inclusive. It’s no surprise then that the young alumni community wanted her to be part of their story, which led to her joining YAAB whe...

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 Founding members of the MQ Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB) – Mattia Braach-Maksyvtis

Founding members of the MQ Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB) – Mattia Braach-Maksyvtis

Meet Mattias Braach-Maksyvtis, young alum. He’s an elite rock climber, certified yoga teacher and physiotherapist, who once did an ad for protein yoghurt but is now vegan. How life changes. Speaking of which, Mattias is ready for the disruption of the health space with the introduction of virtual reality and brings this openness and enthusiasm to YAAB, encouraging everyone to get on board. ...

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 Founding members of the MQ Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB) – Madeleine Avico

Founding members of the MQ Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB) – Madeleine Avico

Meet Madeleine Avico, young alum. She’s changing the world of work and bringing a whole lot of heart to the workplace. Now remote working from the Apple Isle, she enjoys exploring Tasmania’s rich landscape on the weekends. Also fascinated by plant propagation – a lockdown hobby turned obsession – she says plants are ‘truly a wonder’. But we think it’s her natural curiosity at pla...

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 Founding member and Executive Chair of the MQ Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB) – Ki Yan Baldwin

Founding member and Executive Chair of the MQ Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB) – Ki Yan Baldwin

Meet Ki Yan Baldwin, young alum. She’s a girl going places, and she’s determined to help others get where they want to go, too, by unlocking their highest potential through coaching and high-level strategy. A hustler with heart – she also trains therapy dogs – Ki Yan is bringing all her energy and experience to the Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB), providing strategic leadership and ...

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 Founding members of the MQ Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB) – Shane Allison

Founding members of the MQ Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB) – Shane Allison

Meet Shane Allison, young alum. Self-confessed swimming fanatic and award-winning communicator, he’s incredibly passionate about ensuring young people can meet up with their peers to form strong networks that will help them progress and get ahead. YAAB is doing just that, and Shane encourages others to join the young alumni community. You just never know where it might lead ... Words: Meg...

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 Founding members of the MQ Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB) – Evelyn Hwang

Founding members of the MQ Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB) – Evelyn Hwang

Meet Evelyn Hwang, young alum. Bright and enthusiastic, she’s driven to raise awareness of the environment and sustainability. To keep her energy and motivation high, she turns to physical activity, and can be found on the dance floor or at her local gym. Evelyn is always looking for new opportunities and ways to improve, and she’d love to hear from young alumni with their fresh and fun id...