Meet our Team

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Nicole Donaldson

Principal Consultant

Nicole brings experience developing and delivering community development, youth empowerment and professional learning and development projects. She has worked across international and local, and urban and remote communities. She takes a strengths-based, person-centred approach. She has a particular interest in programs focused on inclusion and empowerment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and young people and ensuring everyone has a voice at the table. Nicole has facilitated, convened and presented at numerous workshops and conferences in Australia and overseas on topics such as youth empowerment, inclusive and participatory development, volunteerism, and capacity development.  Nicole has a Bachelor of Liberal Arts/Science (anthropology/psychology), a Graduate Certificate in Evaluation, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, as well as qualifications in adult education, instructional design, training and facilitation.

Nicole loves being in the outdoors and settling down to try her hand at a cryptic crossword somewhere in the wilderness.


  • Community consultation
  • Facilitation, training and blended learning
  • Social research and reporting