Mina Guli is an award winning Australian leader, water activist and ultra marathon runner who runs to raise awareness about water shortage challenges across the globe.
The founder and CEO of Thirst, Mina is a global leader, an entrepreneur and adventurer passionate and committed to making a difference in the world. She is an inspiring speaker who combines passion for a critical cause with valuable personal leadership lessons for us all.
Named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2010, Mina is a recipient of a Future Leadership Award, named as one of Australia’s “50 for the Future” and 100 most influential women.
Mina is a keen ultra-distance athlete, having started running only at the age of 22 after a severe injury. In 2016 she ran an astonishing 29 marathons in 38 days across seven deserts on seven continents. She did this for one reason – to raise awareness about water.
Event: Mina Guli - Running Dry
This free online event was brought to you by Charles Sturt University Innovation Hubs and proudly supported by the NSW Government Boosting Business Innovation Program.
Why join in?
- Find out how Mina went from a broken back and being told she'll never run again to running marathons (one every day for more than 60 days)!
- Find out how running marathons conserves water.
- Discover the things for which you would run 60 marathons.
- Find out how you can make a real impact on the global issue of water conservation - in your school and at home.