Our Staff

Our full-time and part-time staff members are wonderful hard working women.

LEONIE MORRIS - CENTRE MANAGER 

Email: akcentre@womenz.org.nz

Leonie started work at the AWC in 2001 as the Projects Coordinator and shifted into the Centre Manager position at the end of 2005. She has a Diploma in Social Work and an MA in Social Policy. Leonie has worked in community work for many years including the unemployment rights movement and many different campaigns for women's rights. Her two main concerns are finding solutions to violence against women, and poverty amongst mothers and children in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

   

leonie



ELLIE LIM - WOMAN'S SERVICES AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION COORDINATOR

Email: womensservices@womenz.org.nz

Ellie Lim joined our staff in July 2008 coming from a background in community youth work and retail management. Ellie is responsible for managing our Information, Referral and Advice Service, coordinating our community education programmes and training and supporting our volunteers. She brings enthusiasm, a passion for working with women and strong customer service skills to this frontline position.

   Ellie

 

ROCHELLE CARR - SKIP COORDINATOR

Email: skip@womenz.org.nz

Rochelle’s involvement with Playcentre has given her a strong focus on parents’ and children’s strengths and needs, and on reflective community work. She has trained with Shine and Human Development and Training.  She is motivated by the strength, resilience, and skills of single mum families.  Rochelle is a single mum herself, with a 17 year old. 

  rochelle 

SOPHIE RICHMOND – FUNDING AND FUNDRAISING COORDINATOR

Email: fundraising@womenz.org.nz

Sophie has over 6 years experience Coordinating Fundraising Campaigns in the not for profit sector. She is passionate about people power and grassroots campaigning to affect change. Sophie is excited to be part of a strong feminist organisation.

   sophie richmond