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Ryan Macallister

Engagement Associate

Ryan Macallister
fun engagement associate holding letters kia ora

Ryan is an Engagement Associate for ICE (Inspire, Create & Engage), an enthusiastic team of young professionals who champion other young people to thrive stepping into their early career journey.

What gets Ryan up each day is - firstly, his alarm and then - a huge sense of duty and responsibility. What keeps him going is knowing he gets to engage with young people, hear their stories, and empower them with tools to succeed in work, study, and all of life!
Ryan comes from a background in Law with Sociology and Pacific studies, mentoring and tutoring a various high schools across Tāmaki Makaura, and community mental health. His character and growth-minded skillset prepares him to continue being a leader for our young people. Ryan believes true confidence doesn’t come from ‘faking it till you make it’ but a life-long journey being humble and taking new opportunities.

Fast facts about Ryan

  • Favourite hobby

    📚 Reading

  • Hidden talent

    🌅 Staying up late, waking up early!

  • Favourite quote

    Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.

  • Shout me a drink of...

    🍋 Lemon, Lime and Bitters!

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