Some of Our Previous Team

SANDRA ATLANI
International Publicity Assistant

What to say about Sandra? Well, let's start with the easy stuff. She was born 29 years ago in France at the Angel bay clinic near Nice. After a few years at the beach, Sandra moved to Toulouse, where she has been living on and off for the past 19 years! Sandra has always wanted to travel, which is why she decided to move to London when she turned 20. Sandra studied in London for 3 years and returned to her hometown with a degree in advertising and marketing communications. From there, Sandra had already planned that Australia would be her next step. A year later, here she is! Sandra commenced her masters in marketing at Griffith University and is currently continuing her studies.

ILANA LOURIVAL  
International Publicity Assistant

Ilana, who can be considered 'vertically challenged', was originally born in Brazil and moved to Australia when she was 9 years old. She speaks fluent Portuguese and has been working as a part-time translator for a Portuguese website. Ilana has worked in various office positions where she has gained both telemarketing and sales skills. This year, she will complete her Bachelor of Communications, majoring in Marketing at Griffith University on the Gold Coast. Ilana hopes to work in the media industry in PR or Marketing for a Film/TV or Music Company. She enjoys the beach, movies, rock music, coffee & traveling. Her dream job would be to work as a producer who gets to travel and work around the world.

RAFAEL GIRARDI FASSARELLA
International Marketing Assistant

Originally from Victoria, Brazil, Rafael describes himself as peaceful and easygoing person who likes to communicate experiment and live new experiences while being involved with multicultural environments. After four years of studying in Sao Paulo, Brazil he secured his Bachelor degree in Business Administration. He is now living on the Gold Coast, Australia where he is currently completing a Master degree in Marketing. He has worked in Marketing for a number of years and has gained extensive background in the field. Rafael aims to achieve great success in his current role as an International publicity assistant..

CAROLINA ROMERO SINISTERRA
International Publicity Assistant

Carolina was born in Colombia and is 30 years old. In May 2008 she obtained an Industrial Engineering degree. She speaks Spanish, English and German. As an Industrial engineer she is able to identify, design, plan and implement solutions and applications to improve productivity in processes of goods and services by monitoring and ensuring quality. Carolina has worked in the marketing and advertising field for four years. She likes to run, go to the gym and especially dance Salsa, honoring her Latin-American culture. She is a member of the Beach Volleyball Team at Griffith University. While studying Carolina was notable for achieving high grades at the university. Her performance in sports made her a champion in several national and International competitions in volleyball, athletics and swimming. She enjoys meeting new cultures and travelling around the world. She spent five months in Europe as part of a Rotary Exchange Program and strengthened her German language by studying in a German school. Carolina arrived at the Gold Coast in February 2009 and was enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Business at Griffith University. Currently, she is doing a Master of Marketing. She describes herself as highly motivated to achieve and succeed, creative, enthusiastic and happy about life. In the future she plans to own a successful marketing and advertising agency.

GLENN ARMSTRONG
International Marketing Assistant

Glenn is a Marketing and Management student studying at Griffith University embarking upon graduation at the end of this semester. Glenn is a keen athlete, who loves his sport. He plays Australian football league, Cricket, Basketball and Tennis. Glenn was born in Melbourne and resided there for 16 years until moving to the Gold Coast in 2005.

ELOISA BASCO
International Publicity Assistant

From the moment Eloisa completed work experience in an advertising company; she knew that her heart belonged in the media industry. Eloisa completed her Bachelor in Communications with majors in Public Relations and Marketing from Griffith University. Eloisa was very excited to be a part of this global project as she not only has a passion for media and the challenges that the industry brings but she is also passionate about helping people and truly making a difference in the world.

MATTHEW DART
International Publicity Assistant

Matthew Dart is completing a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Journalism and Public Relations at Griffith University. He pursued these areas of study because of his inquisitive nature and love for many different styles of writing and communication. Matthew is also interested in photography and would love to someday supplement that with his written work.

BONNEY COCKS
International Publicity Assistant

Bonney is an exceptionally social and outgoing person, interested in music, sport, and art and is enthusiastically involved in the Beachside Christian Church community. Bonney was born and bred on the beautiful Gold Coast. She has completed her entire schooling at Hillcrest Christian College, where she graduated in 2007. Now 24, Bonney has done some travelling in America and studied at Southern Cross University for a degree in Events Management. Eventually Bonney would like to own her own company specializing in corporate events, with a very keen interest in Marketing; Bonney loves working in the marketing industry.

ROBERT FERGUSSON
International Publicist

Born in New Zealand with a background in the media industry, he travelled to Australia in 2009 and became part of an elite team that was set up to raise funds for the Red Cross and due to his abilities he was able to raise over one million dollars in sponsorships.

Robert was involved in the preparation for the global launch of the New International World Peace and Humanitarian Anthem titled "If We Can Dream" and has no doubt that this song will become significant part of history.

SOPHIE DOWLING
International Publicist

Sophie was brought up on the Far North Coast of NSW, where she voluntarily participated in community and charity events. She relocated to the Gold Coast to complete her degree in Communications majoring in PR and Journalism. She has worked over the last 9 years in the radio industry and with a major Public Relations Firm.

NATALIE CAMPBELL
International Publicity Assistant

Natalie left school to study law and psychology. It was not long until Natalie found herself drawn to the fast paced fashion business, working for industry heavyweights such as Camilla, Billabong and Sass & Bide. During this time Natalie has traveled extensively throughout the world, edited a book and been involved in numerous high profile projects.

Natalie has been involved in the performing arts since a young age is grateful for her role in having the opportunity to have worked in this global project, as she enjoys working with other creatively minded people on a global scale.

BRONY POPP
International Publicity Assistant

Brony moved to the Gold Coast from North Queensland in 2006 to pursue a university degree and has since immersed herself in Gold Coast media and events. Brony enjoys all aspects of media and communication and has done work experience across many fields. She has a particularly strong interest in public relations, marketing and event management. Brony has worked with Queensland Events for the Gold Coast Airport Marathon and Pan Pacific Masters Games, I.F. Awards, Bare Publicity, Schoolies, the Gold Coast Art Gallery, the Gold Coast Airport and the Gold Coast Bulletin. At the end of 2008 Brony graduated with a Bachelor of Communication from Griffith University majoring in Public Relations and Communication and Media Studies. Since graduating she has had two internships and continued to work in retail as a salesperson and mystery shopper. In her spare time she loves seeing live music, shopping and gushing over animals. Brony was very excited being given the opportunity to participate in such a prestigious and global project.

SEPEEDEH RICHARDSON
International Publicity Coordinator

As a child Sepeedeh always dreamt of gaining a career position that would allow her to make a contribution to society.In 2006 Sepeedeh moved to Brisbane from her home town of Townsville to pursue a career in Journalism. After three years she graduated with a bachelor of Journalism from Queensland University of Technology and in that time had gained extensive experience in the field of community development through working on various projects including festivals and youth empowerment programs. An energetic and hardworking person, Sepeedeh values the challenge of achieving quality results and hopes to learn new skills as well as expand on her current knowledge an International publicity coordinator.

DANIELLE SHORT
International Publicity Assistant

Danielle Short; is 25 years old and from the Gold Coast Australia, she loves to travel; and has visited over 30 countries, including most of Europe, Japan and North America, Danielle has spent time living and studying at Kingston University in London, she recently graduated from Bond University studying International business and marketing and is planning to work overseas in the future. In the past she has worked at the Gold Coast City Council, in Economic development, and has three years retail experience. Danielle holds a black belt in Rhee Taekwondo and also enjoys running and spending time with friends and family.

AMANDA VANDERSTEEN
International Publicity Assistant

Amanda is a very creative, determined and down to earth person. She has a love for life and tries to find a positive way forward in any situation. She enjoys music, the beach, art, writing, photography, movies and being involved in Church.  Originally born in Victoria, Amanda relocated with her family to the little northern town of Murwillumbah and after finishing high school she wanted to get away from the small community and broaden her horizons. She ended up on the Sunshine Coast where she lived for four years and completed a Bachelor of Arts (Design and Communication) at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Graduating in 2008, she majored in Art and Design, and minored in Advertising. Living on Campus allowed her the opportunity to get to know many foreign exchange students, and appreciate and learn more about other people’s cultures. It gave her inspiration and passion to one day travel the world.

Amanda did some contract work with News Limited’s publication The Weekender, where she worked under the guidance of the Art Director doing Graphic Design and also worked part time for local Gold Coast publication The Local Newsletters. Through the experience she gained in the world of Publishing, Media and Advertising, Amanda realized that this was where she wanted to continue to work in the future. She would love to travel the world and continue working in the Media, and Advertising world, as a writer or designer. Amanda hopes to own a Publishing and Design company one day, as well as publish a successful novel.

ASHMITA DATT
Website Graphic Designer

Born in Fiji, Ashmita has lived in Brisbane for the past 20 years and describes herself as a creative, happy, positive person. Ashmita is currently working for Australian Fashion Designer Carla Zampatti. She has graduated with a Certificate IV in Graphic Design and also has an Advanced Diploma in Fashion Design. Not only does she get excited about designing but she is happiest when doing so. In the future she hopes to continue to further her education and knowledge whilst working in the graphic design industry.

STEVEN WORLEY
Website Developer and Graphic Designer

Steven Worley is a young and motivated Graphic Designer and Desktop Publishing student. Steven has been working toward a career in the web/graphic design industry for the last several years. Most of his free time consists of studying and hanging out with friends, just being a normal young man. Stevens passion is his music (mainly rock), drawing and reading. Stevens focus in his life, is to make his mark on the world as a Creative Website Developer and Graphic Designer.

NICHOLAS COLLYER
Website Developer and Graphic Designer

Nicholas Collyer was a multimedia student who undertook work experience with our team. Nick has always had an interest in technology and hopes to one day land a successful career in the web development industry. He took pride with the many challenges that came with working on a global project of this size.

ANDREW PEREDI
Website Graphic Designer

Andrew Peredi completed a certificate 3 in graphic arts and a certificate 4 in multimedia and was working with a high profile team of web designers and graphic artists at if we can dream universal. Andrew hopes to continue his passion and pursue a career within the commercial arts industry.

ADAM CARROLL
Audio Engineer/Designer

Adam is a creative technology specialist with over ten years experience in the music industry. He has worked extensively in a variety of design centered roles including music production, Jewellery design and commercial art. Adam specializes in audio engineering, graphic website design and animation just to name a few.

A Special Thanks from....
Kerry Crinis the Executive Producer, and his business partners of this global project whose vision and generosity made this project possible, we wish to thank each and every person that contributed in one way or another to the success of our project. We thank you for your time and talent and we hope that we were able to inspire you to great things in your future careers.