MEET OUR EPIC TEAM

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

Morgan

MORGAN KOEGEL

Morgan is One Girl’s CEO. She came to lead One Girl after spending many years working in education and law, because women’s education is the thing that gets her out of bed in the morning: she believes that knowledge is the spark that can change the world we live in for the better. Outside of the office Morgan loves bush-walking related adventuring and pampering her vegetable garden.

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LARISSA OCAMPO

Larissa is our Chief Wordsmith and Communications Guru. She manages our online presence and is the gatekeeper of all our communications and content – so if you’re reading or hearing about One Girl somewhere on the interwebs or out in the world, Larissa is probably behind it! She’s a big fan of sleeping in, caffeine (in all its forms), and telling stories that matter.

Katy Le Gall

KATY LE GALL

Katy is our Fundraising and Relationships Manager. In 2015 she left behind a 15 year career in advertising to join our team. Her role involves devising fundraising strategies and ensuring our amazing supporters know how much we love them. She loves classic 80s pop, grunge music from the 1990s and cheese (though not necessarily in that order).

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ERICA BERTHELSEN

Erica is our Director of International Programs. It’s her job to make sure all the funds we raise are making a lasting difference to girls in Africa. She works alongside our partner organisations to design, co-ordinate, and monitor our programs, to ensure they have the impact that they should. Erica grew up in the Yarra Valley which has instilled in her a life-long love of trees, animals, and cheese.

Micaela

MICAELA LEDIN

Micaela is our International Program Coordinator for Sierra Leone. She spends her days managing relationships with our amazing program partners, making sure our programs are running without a hitch, and finding innovative ways to make sure we’re having an awesome impact. When she’s not travelling the world, she loves coffee, a good book, trashy TV…and more coffee.

Sharni

SHARNI KELLY

Sharni is our HR and Community Manager. A passionate human rights advocate, she leads our dedicated team of Volunteers and Ambassadors. Sharni creates epic experiences for our community so they are empowered to make a difference. She is the proud mama of three kitties, and in her spare time loves adventure travel and the outdoors.

Alli

ALLI MONKHOUSE

Alli is our Finance Manager. Before joining the One Girl fam, she spent 20 years working for lots of corporates. But after having her daughter what she considered important changed, and she decided to make the switch to the Not-For-Profit world and do work that made a difference for girls. She loves travel and hiking, and whipping up recipes from one of her 100 (yes 100!) cookbooks.

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LARISSA CROOM

Lari (Larissa was already taken) is our Fundraising Assistant. She connects with the businesses and schools in our community – making sure they know what an amazing difference they are making! She’s worked with youth in Australia and abroad to champion girls’ education and is a passionate believer that with the right ingredients, young people can unleash their awesome potential!

OUR SIERRA LEONE TEAM

Emmanuel

EMMANUEL KAMARA

Emmanuel started as volunteer for One Girl Sierra Leone in 2013, before coming on as our full time in-country Program Coordinator in 2014. He oversees our Scholarships and LaunchPad projects on the ground in Sierra Leone and works tirelessly to build exceptional relationships with our project communities and stakeholders.

Zainab

ZAINAB KALLON

Zainab began as a volunteer assistant on One Girl’s Scholarships Program in 2015, and since 2016 has become our LaunchPad Project Officer, playing a crucial role in our expansion of LaunchPad across more communities and in schools, coordinating the training of new champions, and monitoring and measuring the program’s successes.

Christiana

CHRISTIANA KAMARA

Christiana also began as a volunteer assistant for One Girl’s Scholarship Program in 2016, and in 2017 was brought on as a full time Alumni Project Officer. She establishes close relationships with One Girl scholars and their families, and plays a supporting role in the selection of new scholars.

OUR CO-FOUNDERS

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CHANTELLE BAXTER

During a life-changing trip to Sierra Leone, Chantelle was struck by the challenges that women and girls face everywhere and committed herself to doing something about it, co-founding One Girl in 2009. As Chief Inspiration Officer, Chantelle inspired our community to get off their ass and start making a difference – sparking the grassroots movement that allowed us to grow, and crafting the passionate, real, and fiery voice that One Girl has become known for.

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DAVE DIXON

After traveling through Africa and meeting just some of the 60 million girls around the world out of school, Dave knew he wanted to do something about it. So he co-founded One Girl in 2009, and helped set up the structures that have allowed us to grow rapidly as an organisation. Dave was also the creative brain behind much of our videos and photography, bringing to life the authentic and compelling storytelling that has become our signature.