Our Alumni Innovator Series showcases our most innovative alumni who contribute great ideas to their profession and to society. Their successes and insights are shared via public talks, panel discussions and other events, newsletter profiles and articles, and short feature videos.
Meet Curtin graduate, Bec Bignell, who grew up in Kojonup in Perth’s South-East and always had a passion for storytelling. Bec is empowering regional Australians to tell their stories and break down stereotypes about living in the bush through digital and physical channels.
Swan Valley cidermaker keeping it fresh
Since opening in 2016, FUNK Cider has won over Western Australians and tourists alike with its selection of aromatic beverages.Read more
Named on influential Forbes list
Curtin graduate and international entrepreneur Marco Feelisch has been named on the Forbes 30 under 30 Europe list, which recognises young disrupters, visionaries and rising stars from across the region.Read more
How to pursue a successful career in Creative Arts
Curtin grad, award-winning actor, playwright and director, Kate Mulvany, shares real career advice.Watch now
Law profession receives a tang of passion
Joycelyn Tang is a girl who wears her passion on her sleeve. Deeply aware of the growing gulf between poverty and privilege, Tang’s love of humanity has been an influence on her law career.Read more
CEO on helping children with hearing loss
Mark Fitzpatrick was appointed Telethon Speech & Hearing’s CEO in 2017 and is determined to help children with hearing, speech and language difficulties.Read more
Would you eat insects as part of a balanced diet? Curtin graduates, Paula Pownall and Amanda Abou Rjeilly, the founders of GrubsUp, believe you should.Watch now
Avo look at this!
Curtin alumni create ice-cream made from Aussie grown avocados. The new ice-cream product created at Curtin is set to transform the frozen dessert market.Read more
E-waste not, want not
An idea that began as a way to support their studies has prospered into an ever-expanding recycling business.Read more