Our Team

Alex LongCEO

What makes you passionate about the area you work in?

I love that I can contribute to a more just and compassionate world for young people. My work feels meaningful, brings me joy, and provides opportunities to learn and grow.

Vanessa ChavezCapacity Building Manager

What makes you passionate about the area you work in?

Knowing that our work is contributing in some way to improving the lives and opportunities for young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. Young people inject new energy and unique perspectives into our work.

Hannah LaiYouth Programs Coordinator

Why do you like working with young people?

I love working with young people because they are willing to give ideas a go and they come up with creative solutions. Sometimes, young people just need some encouragement, great peers and a few cheerleaders to get their ideas off the ground.

Abdallah Al TibiMulticultural Youth Worker

Why do you like working with young people?

I love working with young people because not only are they the leaders of tomorrow, but they are leading change in the present moment. Young people have been the centre of positive change throughout history — a world of untapped potential that only requires the means to have their voices heard.

Izabella AntoniouCodebreakers Project Officer

Why do you like working with young people?

Young people have such a wealth of fresh ideas, under-utilised knowledge and the energy to back them up! Their passion and drive for improving their communities is inspiring.

Our Board

Miriam MakkiChairperson

Margaret PiperDeputy Chairperson

Annie HarveySecretary

Akuol DengTreasurer

Valentina AngelovskaBoard member

Matina SarrisBoard member

David CrisanteBoard member

Lina IshuBoard member