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How do you take on global inequity?

Back in 2014, AIME was having real success as a mentoring organisation tackling one of Australia’s most intractable problems:closing the education gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kids and seeing them complete high school at the same rate as other Australian kids. Why would a growing non-profit organisation – that seemed to be going from strength to strength with a huge base of support behind them – risk everything in an attempt to take its  mentoring model to kids outside the margins around the world?

7 Down tells the story of AIME, an Indigenous-led organisation, going global from the point of view of 7 people who have been an integral part of the highs, the lows, the confusion, the excitement, the failure and the learnings of a 7-year journey to try and change the world.

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7 Down- Rhian Miller’s Story

Rhian Miller is a proud Wirangu, Narranga, Wongi Woman and Artist. She grew up in Ceduna, South Australia, learning from an early age to share her culture, stories and surroundings through her work. Seven years ago, she graduated as a student in AIME’s program and applied for a job only a few weeks after finishing high…