The small team at DVNSW is committed to raising the profile of domestic and family violence and supporting services all over NSW.
Chief Executive Officer: Moo Baulch
Moo loves her job and has a passion for improving service and policy responses, particularly to communities that have barriers to access including LGBTIQ and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Moo believes that public awareness relating to domestic and family violence is at an unprecedented level and that cross-sector and community partnerships are key to the cultural and practical changes required for inclusive support. She looks forward when children in schools are taught about the intersections between discrimination, transphobia and homophobia, violence, racism and respectful relationships. Moo’s worked in the NGO sector in Australia, South East Asia, the UK and Spain.
She loves to ride her Brompton and reads almost any book she can lay her hands on. She drinks double espressos.
Moo is available for media comment or public speaking.
Policy and Research Manager: Shelley Booth
Shelley is a life-long advocate for gender equality and social justice. She has worked in the NGO and government sectors in Australia, and volunteered on human rights and community development projects in South Korea and Costa Rica.
Shelley keenly identifies opportunities for positive change. Her greatest satisfaction comes from working with individuals and organisations with the expertise and insight to make a difference.
Shelley loves other people’s stories and attending catered events.
Advocacy and Prevention Manager: Monique Dam
Monique is working towards a world where all women and girls can live free from gender-based violence and fully realise their rights and dreams. She has worked in advocacy, research, policy, programs and fundraising in the NGO and government sectors. She studied political science in France and volunteered at a women's refuge in Peru.
Monique has a background is in law and community development. She enjoys solving problems creatively, analysing complex issues and collaborating across sectors. She has a passion for working with diverse communities. Her other interests include post-conflict gender justice and participatory community arts.
Monique loves languages, art, dance, poetry and travelling.
Office & Operations Coordinator: Charlotte Davies
Charlotte’s originally from the UK and has worked with NGOs in Sydney within fundraising, events and operations.
She has always had a passion for feminism and gender equality and continues to advocate wherever she possibly can for better attitudes towards women and their rights.
Charlotte enjoys practicing and teaching yoga, writing and exploring the world. She loves to keep the team organised and regularly calls the 'chocolate hour' at the office.