What makes us different
Authenticity: be true to who we are and take responsibility for our decisions.
Accountability: own our decisions and communicate expectations with clarity.
Adaptability: be patient, measured and proactive, and be comfortable with change.
Grow from shared local visions
With beneficiaries at the centre, cultivate a sense of ownership and support amongst communities and networks.
Build from strengths
Beneficiaries are the experts. Every stakeholder has an equal and valuable contribution.
Work with diverse people and sectors
Proactively seek out and involve people who are hidden or unsupported. Encourage connections between people and groups that may not usually work together.
Grow collaborative local leadership
Seek out true champions who demonstrate an inclusive and cohesive focus. Value different approaches.
Learn by doing
Plan and work adaptively. Use data and insights to measure impact. Celebrate change and embrace small steps for transformational change.
Meet our team
We do things differently at Redwoods Work Collaborative – our team are our collaborators. As a work in progress, we wish to acknowledge the diverse, talented and professional champions that have supported the founder to form the Redwoods’ concept into a reality. We are working on a Collaborators page however, to begin with, please meet our foundational team.
Read more about the Redwoods Work Collaborative origin here.
Youth Support and Connections Lead
Andrea has a passion for working with vulnerable young people to help achieve positive outcomes in whatever goal they wish to pursue. She has a strengths-based leadership style and a cultural awareness and respect that bring out your worth and potential. Andrea’s qualifications include a Diploma of Leadership & Management, Diploma in Community Services and Certificate IV in Youth Work. She has experience and links to the corporate world and, when not in lockdown, Andrea likes to watch live sports!
Collaboration Lead and Founder
Nurturing the idea for big change since the completion of her EMBA in 2018, Tania has experimented with models and techniques with her colleagues that service Sydney’s east and south/south west. With the help of amazing people, she is ready to show the world the value in diversity & collaboration. Qualifications include Executive Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Education (Adult Education – HRD) both from University of Technology, Sydney. She has worked in a range of sectors and has maintained strong connections throughout her career. When not in lockdown, she loves live music and exploring the world.
Dr Ioana Ramia
Evaluation and Social Impact Specialist
Ioana is an evaluation specialist with experience in the academic and private sector. Qualifications include Master in International Political Economy (University of Tsukuba, Japan) and PhD in Social Science and Policy (UNSW Sydney). She has led numerous evaluations for government and non-government organisations and built the capacity of not-for-profits to assess the impact of their work. In her work, Ioana translates abstract ideas into measurable and impactful actions. When not in lockdown Ioana likes to spend time in the outdoors, taking long walks, going to the beach and the occasional visit to the ice-skating ring.