Ambassador Prevention of Bullying
Mother of a 7 year old gentle soul and a 4 year old princess , Wonder Woman to girlfriends in need and W4W Ambassador for Prevention of Bullying, Current student at Curtin University completing a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Public Relations.
Melissa grew up in country Tasmania with horses, motorbikes and lots of time outside exploring the simple things in life. Moving to the mining town of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia with her parents in her early teens she then packed up to take on the big city of Perth in her early 20’s.
Melissa has worked in the legal field as a legal assistant since she was 19 and still works in this industry in short term contracts between study commitments.
Having a passion for education of our little people to help prevent current cultures of bullying seen in children today, she is currently working on a programme that will be released to our schools in the future.
Ambassador Project Planet
Carla Weir is a lifelong nurturer of gardens, healer of spirits, and seeker of connection. Born in Broome, Carla inherited her enthusiasm and skills for permaculture from her mother, and through the souls of earth women before her. Determined to heal the earth of humanity’s toxic habits, Carla established Gaia’s Organic Gardens, where she mentors and empowers others to connect with their gardens, grow their own food, and embrace sustainable living practices.
Through Gaia, Carla facilitates popular workshops on topics as varied as fermented foods, edible weeds, natural beauty, and seed saving. She provides ‘garden doctor’ packages, kids programs, and a range of coaching services. Her award-winning blog is inspirational and informative. Keeping plants and people thriving is the driving force behind everything she does.
In addition, a portion of all funds collected by Gaia’s Organic Gardens is funnelled back into local community programs, and excess produce is distributed to those in need.
Carla has also been interviewed on radio several times and is currently filming something very exciting… and secret! In fact, you could say growing something new is Carla’s forte.
She has a swagful of qualifications from horticulture, to business, to marketing, and practices Reiki, meditation, and a range of other healing work. When not making the outside world a better place, she is looking after an energetic toddler and fantastic husband and thinking up new ways to build connections with family, community, and beyond.
Ambassador for Prevention of Domestic Violence against Women and Children
Stevie-Leigh Lane is an indigenous singer and songwriter originally from Geraldton, a coastal town 4 hours north of Perth in Western Australia. She has recently relocated back to Perth to pursue her passion for music and other artistic endeavours, as well as support and share awareness for Mental Health and Domestic Violence Prevention.
Growing up and experiencing the affects of substance abuse and DV from a very young age, Stevie-Leigh knows all too well the impact these situations have on one’s life for years to come. Lane believes that ignoring mental health issues is the major factor and she is driven in assisting with promoting awareness and prevention.
Since becoming a single mother to her son, who is now 9, underlying family issues began to surface. In becoming aware, Stevie-Leigh knew that she had make a stand. If not for herself, for her son…
Stevie-Leigh hopes to encourage women to stand up for the wellbeing of themselves and their children.
Ambassador for Prevention of Suicide