Hummingbird Cohort

Sydney 2020

Aussie Books for Zim

Aussie Books for Zim promotes education and literacy in Zimbabwe’s remote rural communities by collecting used books destined for landfill in Australia to establish libraries in rural Zimbabwe.

Alfred Chidembo

Charity Leader, Aussie Books for Zim


Sam Trattles

Business Leader, Other Side of the Table


Australasian Birth Trauma Association 

The Australasian Birth Trauma Association assists women and their families through their own journeys after a traumatic birth by providing essential information, resources and peer support.

Amy Dawes

Charity Leader, Australasian Birth Trauma Association


Lachlan Cramey

Business Leader, CBA


Burn Bright

Burn Bright encourages, challenges and develops young people through experiential leadership and wellbeing programs and camps across Australia and New Zealand.

Andy Skidmore

Charity Leader, Burn Bright


Paul Keys

Business Leader, CBA


Feel The Magic

Feel the Magic supports children who are experiencing grief due to the death of someone they love to develop strategies to cope and move forward with their lives, inspiring and empowering them to succeed and reach their full potential in spite of their loss.

Adam Blatch

Charity Leader, Feel the Magic


Ray Noble

Business Leader, Southtrade International 


Flyhighbillie Ltd

Flyhighbillie uses unique, positive learning tools to empower children to make a difference through human kindness, ultimately reducing mental health issues, bullying and suicide.

Danny Mayson-Kinder

Charity Leader, Flyhighbillie


Ann-Marie Razza

Business Leader, Stuart Alexander


The Generous and Grateful

Generous and Grateful provides essential furniture and whitegoods to people starting life over after trauma or tragedy, by sourcing excess and high-quality used items and reducing landfill in the process.               

Carmen Platt

Charity Leader, The Generous and Grateful


Yvonne Phokos

Business Leader, Sage


Gidget Foundation Australia

Gidget Foundation Australia supports the emotional wellbeing of expectant and new parents and raises awareness of perinatal depression and anxiety among women and their families, health providers and the wider community.

Arabella Gibson

Charity Leader, Gidget Foundation Australia


Andrew Waxman

Business Leader, CBA


Mum for Mum NCJWA

Mum for Mum NCJWA is a non-denominational program whose trained volunteers, who are mothers themselves, support isolated and vulnerable parents in the last trimester of pregnancy and for the first year of their baby’s life, relieving isolation, anxiety and depression.

Nadene Alhadeff

Charity Leader, Mum for Mum


Belinda Reynolds

Business Leader, Blackmores


The National Justice Project

The National Justice Project is a civil rights organisation dedicated to using the law as a tool to tackle systemic injustice and racism, particularly within government institutions.

George Newhouse

Charity Leader, The National Justice Project


Rob Silberstein

Business Leader, Silberstein & Associates


Stella Bella Little Stars Foundation

Stella Bella Little Stars Foundation supports seriously ill children and their families with a range of much-needed, meaningful programs including tailored financial support, respite care and family events, making life easier for families during their toughest times.

Suzanne Tunks

Charity Leader, Stella Bella Little Stars Foundation


Nathan Barker

Business Leader, CBA


Tommy Trout

Utility Leader


The information provided on this page is true and accurate as at the start of each person’s participation in The Growth Program. For up to date information on the charities, charity leaders and business leaders, please refer to their websites or LinkedIn profiles.