Month: November 2017

Sonia McDonald Instills Leaders with Confidence

Earlier in the week Brisbane’s own Sonia McDonald, CEO of LeadershipHQ, commanded the stage at Brisbane Powerhouse for FUEL’s most recent Feed The Beast Talk. To say that the audience of teen girls left fired-up and ready to rock would be an understatement – but not before Sonia had some interesting insights to reveal about the audience…

Samantha Hammond

One of Queensland Academies’ newest graduates, Samantha Hammond, is blazing a trail through the theatrical space as a playwright after receiving a number of recent industry awards. In particular, Samantha spent the better half of Year 11 (last year) perfecting her script, Pi in the Sky, before hitting the road to showcase her work at a number of festivals

FUEL on Channel Ten News!

Early last week Channel Ten News picked up our rockclimbing adventure with Ky Furneaux. Check out their awesome feature below!

Be Bold, Be Brave, Go Rockclimbing

By immersing teen girls in experiences without a curriculum, they develop a sense of self, build confidence and understand what it takes to work as a team. All skills that will transfer into any school endeavour or career progressions they may have in the future.

FUEL is in The Sunday Mail

Here at FUEL we already know it’s important for young girls to #skillup outside of the normal curriculum, but it still comes at such a boost of encouragements to see media outlets agree.

Ky Furneaux: Feed The Beast Recap

After a busy day which started with teaching QLD Scouts how to rockclimb at Kangaroo Point, Ky Furneaux swapped the sneakers for a pair of (boot)heels, and presented to an energised audience at our Feed The Beast Talk later that night.

Science of Fitness

Hitting the ground running

On November 3rd, an eager bunch of girls participated in FUEL’s first workshop: Stress, Your Mind & Your Muscles hosted by Science of Fitness. Decked out in their fitness gear ready to dive in, the girls were introduced to workshop host, Rory, who took them by surprise with his fast facts about why the brain is the most important factor in exercise, and how it can be utilised to reduce levels of stress and anxiety.

FUEL's Launch event with Stephanie Rice

Check out our launch event with Stephanie Rice!

On October 31st we kicked off our 2017 events with triple Olympic gold medalist, Stephanie Rice OAM. It was an amazing night with every audience member left buzzing and ready to chase after their own dreams.