About Us

MEET OUR EPIC TEAM

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

DR. CHRISANTA MULI

Chrisanta is our CEO. She is an impact-driven gender equality specialist with over 12 years’ experience leading complex participatory action research and evaluations across diverse global cultural contexts in Australia, Asia, Africa, the UK and the Pacific. Chrisanta brings her leadership experience and passion for Gender Justice and Women’s Rights to One Girl. When she is not at One Girl, Chrisanta is pottering in her garden! 

OUR PROGRAMS TEAM

ERICA BERTHELSEN

Erica is our International Programs Director. It’s her job to make sure all the funds we raise are making a lasting difference to girls in Sierra Leone and Uganda. She works alongside the One Girl team in Seirra Leon 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.

YENIVA SISAY

Yeniva is our Africa Regional Director. She is responsible for leading operations of One Girl in Sierra Leone and Uganda and spends her days making sure the vision and mission of One Girl come to life through our programs and partnerships. When she’s not juggling her many community service activities outside of work, designing a new outfit or enjoying her most fulfilling role as Mommy to a Rockstar daughter Mahari!

ABDULAI

Abdulai is one of our Community Outreach Officers. Abdulai works in the field implementing One Girl programs in Sierra Leone. He works directly with our trainers, scholars, partners and communities.

FANTA

Fanta is one of our Community Outreach Officers. Fanta works in the field implementing One Girl programs in Sierra Leone. She works directly with our trainers, scholars, partners and communities.

IBRAHIM

Ibrahim is one of our Community Outreach Officers. Ibrahim works in the field implementing One Girl programs in Sierra Leone. He works directly with our trainers, scholars, partners and communities.

TOVE ANDERSSON

Tove is our International Programs Manager. Tove works in Melbourne with our team in Sierra Leone and with our partner organisations to document the impact of our programs in the lives of girls and young women. On the weekends, Tove enjoys to upcycling hard rubbish into planter boxes and listen to podcasts about true crime!

LUCY SAMSA-KNAPP

Lucy is our International Programs Coordinator. Lucy works, in Melbourne, with our team in Sierra Leone in One Girl program development.

JENEBA JIMMY

Jeneba is one of our workplace volunteers in Sierra Leone. She works closely with our scholars, partners and communities.

ISHA

Isha is one of our workplace volunteers in Sierra Leone. She works closely with our scholars, partners and communities.

OUR FUNDRAISING AND COMMUNICATIONS TEAM

CAROLINE HAWKINS

Caroline is our Fundraising Director. It's her job to lead the fundraising team to create engaging campaigns and build important partnerships, so we can continue to support even more girls! 

FLORENCE POTTER

Florence is our Community Engagement Manager, leading our Ambassador and speakers program, supporting our wonderful volunteers and fundraisers. Away from the office,  you'll find her baking!

ROSANNA DREW

Rosie is our Fundraising and Relationship Manager. It is her role to identify and create innovative opportunities that strengthen our relationships with new and existing business partners. On the weekends, you can find her instigating dance-offs with friends!

ELLEN TIRANT

Ellen is our Social Media & Digital Coordinator. She's in charge of sharing the amazing stories and incredible impact of our work and the One Girl community, through our website and social channels. 

MOLLY PEARCE

Molly is our Fundraising Coordinator, she is the first point of contact for our amazing supporters, assisting with any queries, donations and making sure our systems run like clockwork!