We know it's getting colder outside, so let us help warm you up with a coffee, on us, and some inspiration!
Our next Coffee Club is Tuesday 26 July, with guest speaker Koky Saly from BeeKeeper and BabyTree Projects. This is an excellent opportunity to network with other budding entrepreneurs and industry professionals, including our Entrepreneur in Residence, Dr Marcus Powe.
Guest Speaker: Koky Saly
Koky Saly is the Chief Keeper at BeeKeeper, a fashion and accessory social business that was launched in 2014 through a crowd funding campaign, raising over $37,000. Beekeeper currently has a shop in Melbourne Central. He is also Founder at BabyTree Projects, a non-profit organisation he founded in 2007. Koky built five schools in rural Cambodia, which he continues to support through his work with BabyTree Projects.
Koky and his family came to Australia in 1980, as refugees from Cambodia. Koky believes in freedom, in finding beauty in the smallest things and happiness. Koky is also a graduate of RMIT’s Bachelor of Media (Arts), (Honours), 2004, and Master of International Development, 2014.
In 2012, he was awarded the RMIT SEEDS Fellowship and awarded the Student Development Fund. In 2013, he was awarded the RMIT Social Impact grant worth $15,000 for his BeeKeeper pitch. Koky is also founder of The Great Tuk Tuk Rally, which is helping to find a cure for cancer.