Are you a young, creative changemaker who is passionate about overcoming divisions and bringing people together in online and real world communities?

DIGI Engage 2020: Bridging divides in isolation and beyond on June 25 & 26, a virtual event to inspire ideas, action and collaboration in the age of COVID-19 and beyond to counter hate and extremism.

The Digital Industry Group Inc (DIGI) is a non-profit organisation that advocates for digital services in Australia and works to ensure the Internet is a safe and respectful place, in collaboration with global tech leaders Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Verizon Media.

DIGI is teaming up with the Australian Government and some of the best minds from across the planet to bring the fourth iteration of DIGI Engage into the virtual space for 2020. Over two half days, participants will connect with the best experts in Australia and globally and other young Australians for inspiring conversations, skills-building workshops and issue deep dives, in order to collaborate on creative solutions to counter isolation, intolerance and hatred now and into the future.

In the midst of a global crisis, young people have a powerful role to play in bridging societal divisions and collaborating in meaningful and creative ways to stop the spread of hate and extremism.

Who should apply?

DIGI Engage 2020 is for young people who are dedicated to creating a world where respectful dialogue can bring people together.

To be eligible to participate in DIGI Engage 2020 you must meet the following criteria:

  • You live in Australia
  • You’re between the ages of 18-30
  • You’re passionate about creating safer, stronger online spaces and real world communities 
  • You may be working in or studying in tech, social change, community outreach, the arts, media, NGO or academia, but people of all backgrounds, industries and experiences are welcome to apply.

Applications have now closed

Want to see DIGI Engage in action? Check out this video from DIGI Engage 2019: Bringing people together across divides

Engage 2019 – Carriageworks Sydney

DIGI Engage 2020 partners