New program aims to help Hunter refugees and asylum seekers thrive in business

Helen Gregory
By Helen Gregory
Updated April 14 2021 - 1:36pm, first published October 14 2020 - 6:00pm
Dream big: Anyier Yuol will speak at the online launch of Thrive's Newcastle branch on Friday. Thrive has loaned more than $3.6 million to more than 200 people.

AFTER finishing the first of her three degrees, Anyier Yuol set herself a new challenge: enter a beauty pageant.

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Helen Gregory

Helen Gregory

Journalist

Helen Gregory joined the Newcastle Herald in 2010. She is the masthead’s education reporter and has written for the H2 and Weekender sections, as well as across a range of issues. Helen is a Walkley Award winning journalist and was also part of the Newcastle Herald team that won the United Nations World Environment Day Media Award for Environmental Reporting in 2015.