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Brendan Devoy | Auckland, NZ

I’m a 23 year old marketing graduate from Auckland, New Zealand.
Misfit has been a project that has evolved from my humble beginnings of brewing some questionable homebrew while at University. Graduating in late 2015, I developed the company in the first half of 2016, before getting a corporate job at New Zealand’s largest brewery. 18 months later, I decided to leave this job, jumping into Misfit Brewing Co. full time, working to release our first range of beers in late 2018.

Co Ground/Co Ground Coffee | Melbourne

Co-Ground is not your classic charity. It is a global network of changemakers working together to make equality real. Through social enterprise, vibrant events and committed volunteers, Co-Ground feeds 100% of its profits where they counts most, in our community programs. We have education and livelihood programs in the Asia-Pacific that are all community developed and led, ensuring our impact is sustainable.

Louise Matich | New Zealand

Originally from New Zealand, I have spent the last three years both living and working overseas on numerous international projects and events in both the public and private sectors. I have a degree in Management and Psychology, a background in International Development and am focused on and passionate about creating a positive impact and driving social change.

Sam Wells

I am a passionate, vibrant and energetic soul that has spent the last 2-3 years travelling on and off around the world. I have covered a lot of ground (over 30 countries) and experienced a variety of cultures. I am a keen learner and love to help out wherever I can. I am a strong believer in communication and the community that we create as individuals and have a lot of dreams for myself and where the planet is heading.

Rachel O’Connell

I’m a 24 year old Event Coordinator who has an eye for DIY, organisation and keeping active. I love a good book and playing sport. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Event management and have been working in managerial roles since my graduation. Like my sister, I have worked in schools in Papua New Guinea with From me to PNG to build libraries. I have created and update our website and facilitate new marketing strategies for From me to PNG.

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