meet the team

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KELLY “Floss Dance Enthusiast” Du PLESSIS

CEO AND LEAD PATIENT ADVOCATE


Quote Kelly Lives By: "The essence of global health equality is the idea that something so precious as health might be viewed as a right." ~ Paul Farmer

HELEN “Is there a graph for that?” MALHERBE

DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH AND EPIDEMIOLOGY

Quote Helen Lives By: “You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data.” ~ Daniel Keys Moran

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SHEVAUN “I'll Make Time” Mc CREEDY

MARKETING & DONOR MANAGER

Quote Shevaun Lives By: “Don’t limit your challenges; challenge your limits.” ~Jerry Dunn

SHARON “Smoothie Operator” PRUSS

OPERATIONS

Quote Sharon Lives By: “We can’t heal the world today but we can begin with a voice of compassion, a heart of love, an act of kindness.” ~ Mary Davis

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NOMSA “Three Sugars” MTSHALI

PATIENT COMMUNITY AND RARE ASSIST MANAGER

Quote Nomsa Lives By: “We will only understand the miracles of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen, don’t be scared to take risks.” ~ Paulo Coehlo

MEGAN “Choose Kindness” HUNTER

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR AND RARE BEAR PROJECT MANAGER

Quote Megan Lives By: “You can't wait until life isn't hard anymore before you decide to be happy." ~ Nightbirde

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NATASHA “Is It On Trello?” NASS

BRAND MANAGER

Quote Natasha Lives By: “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go” ~ Dr. Seuss

JEN “Coffee Fanatic” MCLEAN

COMMUNITY RADIO LIASON

Quote Jen Lives By: “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

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MARILEY “I'll fix it” LIEBENBERG

FUNDRAISING SPECIALIST

Quote Mariley Lives By: “It's not what we get, but what who we become, what we contribute...that gives meaning to our lives.” ~ Tony Robbins

CARLA “Does That Come With Fries” PILLAY

RARE DISEASEs DAY SUPPORT

Quote Carla Lives By: “Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.” ~ Jim Rohn

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