Tahlee Rouillon is music composer extraordinaire at Sonesence. She helps people become the calmest person they know, through her transformational meditones music. Meditones help produce relaxed brainwaves with a simple pair of headphones, making deep meditation effortless. Tahlee has been described as 'a musical genius', and 'the voice of an angel’.
Jema spent 8 years as a full-time international travel writer. This year - 2018 - she's experimenting with part-time travel life and having a home base. She spends her time writing about transformational travel at Half the Clothes dot com and co-hosting a podcast about how to be a content creator without losing your mind or selling your soul. She blames all her failures AND all her successes on being struck by lightning at the age of 18.
Mellita is a lecturer in Science Education. Her involvement in overseas teaching and learning experiences began in 2010 when she led a small group of six pre-service teachers on a 4-week teaching practicum in the Solomon Islands.
Ten years later the program, which runs for the month of November every year, has grown to 20 pre-service teachers, three university staff members and two schools in Solomon Islands. It is a program close to Mellita's heart, and her work in the space has led to a number of other international engagements including writing the teacher education program fro the Pacific Region through UNESCO, working in Fiji and Kiribati with students and teachers, and recently, an appointment as the coordinator for international community engagement at her university.
From teenage years on, Kati has wanted to explore Australia but never quite envisaged getting "stuck" here. Kati grew up behind the Berlin Wal, in East Berlin. Travel always had a bit of an exotic allure to Kati and she has now lived almost half her life in Australia, and sometimes she wonders whether her "extended period abroad" will ever come to an end.
Richard was born in 1984 with Spina Bifida. Richard took to sport at a young age he was involved in many sports before the love of athletics took his full attention. In 2006 Richard won a Bronze medal in the T53 800m at the IPC World Athletics Championships in Assen, The Netherlands. In 2008 Richard won a Silver medal in the T53 200m and a Bronze in the T53 400m at the Beijing Paralympic Games.
Rowena is a Life Coach and writer and was bitten by the travel bug early with her first round-the-world trip at age eleven. Since then she has travelled to attend school in the US, lived and worked in the UK, travelled through Europe and Africa. Rowena loves planning family travel and is now committed to ensuring her two boys are also bitten by the travel bug.