Have you met our team? They're pretty incredible humans. Get to know them...
Nicole Gibson - CEO
Nicole is our 22 year old CEO and Founder. It's Nicole dream that every Australian can speak openly and freely about their challenges without judgement or stigma. Nicole has facilitate over 2500 workshops with over 70 000 young people across Australia to help them understand the true meaning of being themselves.
Nicole was a finalist for Young Australian of the Year 2014, one of Australia’s top 100 most influential women, was appointed onto the National Mental Health Commission as the youngest every commissioner, named as one of Australia’s 2012 Young Social Pioneers and won The Pride of Australia Inspiration Medal in 2014.
Lucille Downing - Program Development Manager
Lucille is an incredibly talented, creative and innovative arts therapist. With almost a decades worth of experience and expertise as a practitioner, Lucille became passionate about using her gifts, voice and ability to help young people unlock their true potential and harness self belief and worth through her position at The Rogue & Rouge Group.
Luille has played an instrumental role in the development of our Primary Prevention Program, with a particular passion for early intervention and prevention. Lucille helps faciliate and manage all of the team's primary, secondary and community programs.
Emma Andews - Speaker and Facilitator
Emma is a passionate advocate for mental health, and raising awareness for those who don’t feel like they have a voice. After a personal experience with a mental health disorder, Emma is using her experience to help others. Currenly studing her Bachelor in Pyschology, Emma has a stong commitment to the wellbeing of Australia' s younger generation.
Emma started volunteering with The Rogue and Rouge Foundation in 2014, and actively fundraises for the Foundation. Emma’s dream is to see a world where people aren’t afraid to speak out if they are struggling, and a world where help is readily available for those who need it. In Emma’s own words, “It’s okay to not be okay.”