Meet our Team
Zara is a law graduate, practising dentist, and has completed a Masters in Public Health with a particular interest in health economics addressing social disadvantage.
She is excited about all of the things and creating new frameworks to imagine philanthropy!
Matt is a technology leader with over 20 years experience who connects the business and technical worlds in his role at Chief Technology Officer. Fuelled by his love of Brazilian jiu jitsu, and coffee, Matt enjoys empowering others with practical skills and believes his IT consulting background will help realise The Difference's mission.
Lara SilbertChief Operating Officer
Lara comes from a NFP background, having worked with organisations including United Nations Association, Constable Care and Govhack in areas such as marketing, stakeholder engagement and strategy. Her interests include human rights, gender equity and community development. She is currently an MBA candidate at the University of Western Australia.
Mikayla has a love of coffee, design and well thought out social media. With gifting in Brand Strategy, Digital Marketing & Analytics, she has worked on a diverse range of projects in the NFP and charitable sector.
Hannah ThambipillaiMarketing and Social Media Strategist
Hannah has a passion for communications, graphic design and online community management. As a BCom graduate she focusses her skillset in Technology and Social Media Strategy for the Difference.
Geraldine MuriritiwaDigital Creative
As an experienced creative design and branding professional, Geri was the Creative Director at Zvita Multimedia before combining her loves for the tech, health and creative worlds and channelling it towards a greater cause. The Difference has always been that for her, an opportunity to truly change the world with passion and purpose.
"It always seems impossible until it is done"
- Nelson Mandela