Jerry Farsoun

Jerry Farsoun

Jerry Farsoun, a social entrepreneur who for more than a decade has been championing the personal safety space using technology.

In 2008 he set the world aviation record for the longest solo and unassisted ultralight flight in a powerchute around mainland Australia. This was to help reduce the stigma and raise awareness of depression with an emphasis on suicide prevention.

He spent the near decade researching technology to help people who felt vulnerable and in 2015, began developing a platform that helped anyone who was in need and may not be in a postion to put a call out for help.

He was nominated for Australian of the Year in 2017 and his company was a finalist in Business of the Decade in 2018.

The personal safety platform is called Leelou launched on the AppStores in 2018 is keeping us safer anywhere, anytime by always being available to provide immediate personal protection so we can enjoy some of the freedoms to live as we choose.

You can learn more about Jerry on his website

Wednesday, 15 April 2020 04:08

Parent's Guide to Smartphones

Smartphones connect your child with the world at large, for better and for worse.

While technology is helping transform the learning experience in profound ways, it can also leave students exposed to significant online risk if the right measures aren’t in place.

Teaching a kid about consent has nothing to do with teaching them about sex. It’s about respecting boundaries.

Current measures put in place due to the COVID-19 coronavirus have children out of school across the nation, at home with access to the internet to guarantee their continued education. Are you convinced your children are out of harm’s way during this nationwide lockdown?

Parents have to walk the thin line between educating their children and creating panic.

Wednesday, 11 March 2020 19:54

Kids Safety When Going To and From School

Unfortunately, too many kids are not getting to school and back safety. Here are helpful tips to teach your child personal safety to and from school.

While many men are responsible for the majority of domestic violence, it is important that we recognize the majority of men are not abusive in their relationships. Non-abusive men may not realize it but they have the potential to make an enormous difference in helping to stop domestic violence and sexual assault.

Saturday, 29 February 2020 11:03

Apps Your Kids Should Avoid

15 Apps That Can Cause Security Risks for Kids

Monday, 17 February 2020 13:48

Keeping Children Away from Online Predators

When it comes to keeping your children safe online, communication is key, experts say.

Sunday, 16 February 2020 08:24

Ridesharing Risks. How to Stay Safe

Ridesharing is using an online platform to connect passengers with drivers who use their privately owned vehicles to facilitate transportation needs.

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