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August 2019 – One Girl reveals the incredible impact their Business Brains program has been having for young women and girls in Sierra Leone.

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March 2019 – One Girl reveals shocking myths about menstruation that are holding girls back.

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November 2018 – One Girl urge the AU Govt to commit to resettling all children still on Nauru.

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October 2018 – International Day of the Girl: Tearing down barriers to education!

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September 2018 – Aussies Do It In A Dress to raise funds and stand up for girls’ education!

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Introducing our CEO, Sarah Ireland! She’s pretty amazing.
Sarah began her career as a first-responder to the disaster zone in Myanmar from Cyclone Nargis. Since then, Sarah has built over 10 years experience in humanitarian outreach, international aid and the development sector.
She has led emergency response teams in the Philippines, Iraq and in the Horn of Africa. Then as a Humanitarian Advocacy and Policy Adviser, Sarah lobbied both Australian and overseas governments to increase foreign aid budgets and the intake of refugees, and to prioritise women and girls in their overseas aid programs. It was on the front line of disasters and crises where Sarah witnessed the power of education. Sarah is a winner of Pro Bono’s 2018 IMPACT 25 Awards and is currently the humanitarian representative on the Red Cross Australia Victorian International Humanitarian Law Advisory Committee.
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Sarah’s (impressive) areas of expertise:

– The power of education! And all the things it can achieve.
– How education can impact the lives of girls.
– The importance of empowering women globally.
– The benefits of humanitarian outreach around the world.

Sarah is available to comment on all things to do with girls’ education. For all media enquiries, please send them through to us at