Young Leaders 22

Youth Leadership

When you visit our sites, expect to be treated with kindness, experience local culture and engage with local Makers & Kreators - all part of the one-of-a-kindness experience we offer.

We founded our shopfront space in Darwin in 2013 and from 2019-2022 had an additional site in Port Douglas. These sites are the hub of our Career Pathways initiatives, which aim to support community leaders to do what they love, where they love. Growing this, in 2021, we invested in a pop-up space for six months, known as The Cove by Mayala Bol, which was co-located with our Darwin store. 

In 2019, as part of our mission is to support young Indigenous women to transition into the workforce, we developed a mentoring model: 'Each One, Teach One', growing a one-of-a-kindness framework for engaging new workers and supporting our team their emerging careers. Over time we have worked in collaboration with career pathways providers like Youthworx NT and Cape York Girl Academy. In 2022, we are also starting a new initiative with CareerTrackers, an Indigenous work experience program. 

Our Darwin team is well supported on site by Liz Grylls (EMG Psychology), Karina Kassman (artist in residence) and Rene Madeddu (executive support). 

In 2022, we are planting the seeds for the Next Generation and our mission is extending our mentoring model and for each our team members to grow their own community enterprise. 

Take a moment to find out more about more about the young leaders we work with and their journey...

Sharniqua Oxtoby

Sharniqua Oxtoby

Sharna Phillips

Louise Mountford

If you are or know someone who is interested in our Career Pathways initiatives, or joining our team, please connect with us
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