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2017

Manly Daily: Mentors needed by ex-teacher to help young women reach their potential

Mentors needed by ex-teacher to help young women reach their potential
COULD you help a young woman from Sydney turn her life around?
A charity set up by a former high school teacher needs mentors. Jessica Brown, 48, from Balgowlah started the charity 14 years ago after working as a music teacher in Bankstown. Mrs Brown, who grew up in Forestville, realised many of her students were not reaching their potential in the classroom.

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Women’s Agenda: One woman’s mission to empower vulnerable teenage girls

Jess Brown credits her ‘passion for helping others’ as the driving force behind her inspiring career.
Jess is the latest to be featured in our ‘Game Changing Women’ series. We check in with her for an update on the foundation, her new focuses with evolving the SISTER2sister initiative and what kind of legacy she hopes the organisation will leave.

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A girl called Alanah

A girl called Alanah

Sometimes we get to choose our circumstances. Often we don’t. Especially when we’re young and don’t have access to financial resources, family support or external help to be able to make a change.

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