Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Are you ready for an eye-opening adventure through Asia and the Pacific? Join us as we travel to Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Fiji and Samoa to meet eight Beyond Awesome changemakers. Each of them saw a big problem when they were young and decided to do something about it – their solutions are now changing the world… literally!
From studying whale poo to save the oceans, to tackling discrimination through comedy, their stories show how anyone can turn their passion into a seriously awesome purpose. Along the way you’ll learn some cool facts, see amazing places and maybe even be inspired to make a difference.
Cybersecurity expert, Tagilima Neemia, is determined to bust the myth that boys are better at science and technology than girls. With the global technology sector booming, she helps Samon girls get tech savvy.
Sri Lanka’s Blue Giant Guardian: A giant pile of floating whale poo launched Asha de Vos’s stellar career. As global shipping lanes around Sri Lanka get busier, she is on a mission to protect the unique blue whales that call these waters home.