This episode is proudly sponsored by Indigenous Business Australia who serves, partners and invests with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who want to own their own future.

Tanyah Nasir is a descendant of the Stolen Generation with traditional clan connections to the Garrawa, Djugun and Tiwi language groups, born and raised in Darwin in the Northern Territory.

Tanyah is an educator with more than 25 years experience as a teacher, lecturer, program developer, designer and trainer.

A leader in the community, Tanyah is driven by the desire to create change for Indigenous Australians and is passionate about employment, education and lifelong learning.

With a unique ability to gain trust and respect from Indigenous people, Tanyah prides herself on understanding the approach and methodology required to achieve success for First Nations peoples.

Tanyah’s program – ‘Rise Up’ provides the unique opportunity for Indigenous Australians to reflect on their distinctive lived reality and the issues they encounter on a daily basis.

The Rise Up program facilitates critical thinking and self-reflection to encourage and support personal change and social transformation to create the life they want.

The program is designed, developed and delivered by local Indigenous people, who understand the learning needs of our people.

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