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

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!

Feimie Kpayagula

Feimie is the Community Programs Coordinator in Sierra Leone. She is multi-talented and skilled in leadership, research and community engagement. At One Girl, she uses her Social Work and Psychology experience to plan, design and execute training sessions alongside the Field Officers for the One Girl scholars, their parents, the focal teachers, and stakeholders in the different communities. She also supports the Monitoring and Evaluation of the programs in Sierra Leone. Away from One Girl, she loves reading books!

Abibatu Sesay

Abibatu is the Finance and Administration Manager at One Girl in Sierra Leone. She forms a key part of the management team and is integral to our commitment to transparency and accountability. She is responsible for carrying out the day to day processing of financial transactions, and reporting on all income and expenses. She is a star team player who also provides administrative support and keeps the One Girl Sierra Leone office running like a well-oiled machine.

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.

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.

Isha

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

Isatu Conteh

Isatu performs various office support duties and ensures a clean and safe environment at theTonkolili Office.

Eunice Trye

Eunice performs various office support duties and ensures a clean and safe environment at the Freetown Office.

Augusta Sandy

Augusta is our Finance and Administrative Officer, supporting other team members, clients and stakeholders to effectively implement program activities.

Kadiatu Bah

Kadiatu is our Finance and Administrative Officer, supporting other team members, clients and stakeholders to effectively implement program activities.

Fatimah Melissa Kamara

Fatimah is a volunteer field officer, and the key contact for all teachers, scholars and community stakeholders. Fatimah also collaborates with community program coordinator to ensure girl-led approaches are prioritised.

Mary Sirah Kamara

Mary is a Field Officers in Freetown, and coordinates all program activities in their designated area of operation. She also ensures that scholars are participating fully in the programs and achieving their full potentials through regular monitoring and collaboration with focal teachers and the One Girl team. 

LUCY SAMSA-KNAPP

Lucy is our International Programs Coordinator, based in Sydney Australia. Lucy works closely with our team in Sierra Leone in One Girl program development.

Victoria Kahla

Victoria is our International Programs and Partnerships Director, and has been working with young people for 15 years, with a particular focus on adolescent girls and young women. Victoria has worked in communities throughout Africa, Asia, Australia and the Pacific; and is passionate about ensuring adolescent girls and young women have access to the power and justice they are entitled to.

Francesca Alice

Francesca is one of our Global Learning and Impact Consultants, bringing 10+ years of international development experience working in geographically dispersed teams in the Asia-Pacific, Southern and East Africa regions. Currently based in South Africa, she specialises in participatory, integrated approaches to monitoring, evaluation, learning and research, and demystifying ‘M&E’ for colleagues, partners and program participants.

Carolyne Njue

Carolyne Njue is our Global Learning and Impact Consultant. Carolyne works in academia and as an international health and development professional specialising in participatory research, monitoring and evaluating health and social development programs, impact measurement and systems strengthening to ensure improved workflow and capacity.

OUR FUNDRAISING, COMMUNICATIONS & OPERATIONS TEAM

Eva Foreman

Eva is our Fundraising & Campaigns Director. It's her job to lead the fundraising team to grow funds, build meaningful partnerships and create engaging campaigns so One Girl can support as many girls as possible. When not thinking of exciting new ways to fundraise, you'll find Eva seeking out some sunshine at her local park or near the ocean, most likely with a book or music close by!

Anjali Nambissan

Anjali is the Communications and Advocacy Director at One Girl. It’s her role to devise all of our communication strategies and policies — and to make sure we’re elevating the voices of the girls we serve, advocating for a gender-just world and reporting back on our advocacy and engagement priorities.

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. 

Emma Killeen

Emma is our Operations and HR Manager. It is her role to design and oversee operational processes and policies, and to support the One Girl team. Emma comes from a team leadership and management background and when she isn't ticking tasks off her to-do list, you can find her at her local yoga studio.

Naomi Taranto

Naomi is our Community Engagement Manager. She is responsible for engaging the One Girl community in raising both funds and awareness to ensure we can continue to grow our programs and provide more support to the girls we work with and their families. She is passionate about building meaningful relationships through our amazing Ambassador Program, as well as through connections with our successful Universities and Schools Program.