Rosie is a highly energetic and passionate facilitator, whose extensive experiences in working with diverse youth communities have bolstered her strong sense of compassion and understanding towards fellow young people. For the past 6 years, she has dedicated her professional life to helping the lives of young people. With her ‘infectious’ sense of humor and innate ability to empathize, Rosie can connect with just about anyone (for real).
Rosie is a self-confessed social justice junkie and empowerpreneur. Frequently described as a pocket rocket with a ferocious passion for life, Rosie gets a kick out of providing innovative opportunities for young people to realise their potential.
Rosie has made numerous appearances in the popular media domain, including being featured on Channel 7 news, Sunrise and interviewed by the panel on Channel 10’s “The Project.” She has been awarded the title of ‘Role Model of the Month’ by Girlfriend Magazine, in recognition of her commitment to empowering young women.
In 2010, she was awarded first place in the Victorian Business IconAwards, an intensive social entrepreneurship competition adjudicated by leading Australian business innovators. She’s also rocked out in a range of various educational, wellbeing and corporate settings pioneering the PROJECT ROCKIT approach and wowing delegates with her genuine understanding of youth culture.
Rosie has completed her Bachelor of Arts and in 2012 received a scholarship to spark more social change at The School for Social Entrepreneurs. Last year she was named Melbourne’s ‘Social Entrepreneur of the Year’.