TLC Impact Dinner on Thursday 22 February 2024 at Dalton House Sydney brought together an impressive gathering of more than 600 attendees, marking a successful launch of both TLC Impact and the TLC Impact Foundation.

This pivotal event showcased the collective efforts and significant achievements of individuals dedicated to promoting positive change within our communities, particularly for people with disabilities.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who participated in this memorable evening. Your presence and support signify a shared commitment to building a more inclusive society.

A special thank you to our generous sponsors who played a crucial role in the event’s success:


  • Platinum Sponsor: Crescent Foundation
  • Gold Sponsors: Impact Advising and Mad Mex Fresh Mexican
  • Silver Sponsors: MatchWorks
  • Bronze Sponsors: Helping Hands – TV show and Vuvale
  • Table Sponsors: Seismic Jump, Genetic Alliance Australia, Mint Marketing, MUSIAD Sydney BeFMCG, TLC Aged Care, Community Minds, Allara Global, and Support Navigators
  • Impact Partner: Impact Institute
  • Our Media Partner, The CEO Magazine – ANZ, and Videography & Photography Partner, Hazen Agency – Mustafa Allawi, captured the essence of the evening, ensuring the message of TLC Impact resonates far and wide.

We also extend our appreciation to Elizabeth Wright for her excellent role as the evening’s emcee.

The insights and stories shared by our speakers, including Mayor Councillor Bilal El-Hayek, Professor Talal Yassine OAM, John Della Bosca, Lisa Cox, Yasser Zaki, Councillor Laura Cowell, Matthew Caruana, Ahmed Aboushabana, Rawad, and Lara Nahkle, along with performances by Lara Nahkle and Summer Giddings, left attendees inspired and motivated.

Special acknowledgments to Member for Holsworthy – Tina Ayyad, Sutherland Shire Mayor Councillor Carmelo Pesce, Liesl Tesch AM, Sutherland Shire Councillors, and the TLC Family for their support and participation.

This dinner was not just an event but a significant step toward driving positive change through the newly launched TLC Impact and TLC Impact Foundation.

We are excited to build on this momentum, as articulated by our Australian CEO, Laura Cowell, and Global CEO, Yasser Zaki. Their reflections on the night underscore a powerful message “We all deeply care about creating a society where no one is excluded and advocating for equitable employment for people with disabilities.

Thank you to everyone who joined us, supported us, and believes in our mission. Your involvement propels us toward a future where equitable employment is not just an aspiration but a reality for people with disabilities.

Stay tuned for the launch of the #TLCImpact product range, a new initiative to further our cause.”

We are igniting change in every community around the globe.

About TLC Impact

TLC Impact is committed to advancing the rights of people living with a disability by providing opportunities to find meaningful work. They encourage a freedom of choice that enables positive, independent, and empowering futures.

Ensuring equal pay opportunities for people living with disabilities and empowering them through involvement in the design, development, and distribution of products.

Supporting individuals living with disabilities by providing freedom of choice and championing change in societal attitudes towards disability, work, and innovation.

TLC Impact is dedicated to eliminating barriers and providing equal opportunities. Through our products, we empower people with disabilities and support a team of remarkable individuals who bring unbridled talent to every project.