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Kai's Journey in Pictures

Through many hair cuts, clothing styles, challenges, adventures & curiosities, I created this running album of sorts for my own memory. I hope you enjoy it.

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How it began β€” 18 months old

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After a few months of keen interest, finally the local radio station said yes! I hosted a drive show β€” 11 years old

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Adventures in my first business - 12 years old

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Still interested in radio/podcasting, interviewed Channel 10's Carrie Bickmore and realised the world is out there β€” 13 years old

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Curious about how you can do good at the same time, attending my first conference, the "Social Impact Summit" β€” 14 years old

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Working hard on my first proper business, a peer-to-peer tutoring agency, with my long-term mate and co-founder Sean β€” 14 years old

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Explainer: We were working in the local DΓ΄me one day after school when at some point they kicked us out at closing. We went to the bus stop nearby instead.

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With a big workload by this point, and seeing myself and friends struggle with aspects of mental health, I went on a zero2hero leadership camp β€” 14 years old

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Who knew I would be so involved with their work years on...

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My proudest personal moment. Presenting on my entrepreneurial journey & the mindset it required of me on the TEDxPerth stage β€” 14 years old

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A photo taken as part of a feature in The West Australian's series on young people in business here in WA β€” 14 years old

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Sharing a short speech on stage as a student at LEAP week, an international leadership & academic conference at Los Angeles' UCLA β€” 15 years old

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My first proper speaking opportunity in a school - presenting to a room full of year 10 girls as a year 10 guy. I was nervous! β€” 15 years old

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My first proper speaking opportunity as a keynote speaker with zero2hero. Returning to the concert hall stage a year after the TED talk β€” 15 years old

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Sharing my thoughts on curiosity in education to a room full of teachers at a STEM Conference β€” 16 years old

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A photo on my last day of secondary education, ever β€” 16 years old

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Reflecting on what's next for me (and the world) at a TEDxPerth Climate Change event. Excited, nervous and very curious β€” 16 years old

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Hosting TEDxYouth@Perth at the State Theatre Centre. Here, talking on stage with Reuben Saggar, an incredible young man β€” 16 years old

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After being kicked out of our meeting room as we ran late, the first Ideas@Perth AGM board meeting was held outside the building, coincidentally near the WA Supreme Court β€” 16 years old