About

Governance.

SCRUBS Co-Operative is governed by the SCRUBS Board which oversees the functions, operations and strategy of SCRUBS.

The Board is primarily responsible for ensuring that iEmpower remains a sustainable, feasible and accountable oragnisation by monitoring our performance and systems. Our Board Members are valuable members of iEmpower, supporting our vision and enabling our services and programs to be possible.

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Rebecca McFadden

Rebecca McFadden

Board Executive

Rebecca is the Administration and Contracts Manager at iEmpower with over eighteen years’ experience in management. Born and raised in Sydney, Rebecca made the move to Melbourne in 2015 to pursue other opportunities which ultimately led her to iEmpower.

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Godefa Berhane G'her

Godefa Berhane G'her

Deputy Chair

Born in Ethiopia, Godefa came to Australia as a refugee in the mid-1990s. Godefa holds Bachelor of Arts (Human Services), Masters of Social Science (International Development) and Masters of Education Studies (Special Education).

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Ahmed Dini

Ahmed Dini

Board Member

Ahmed Dini arrived in Australia at ten years old after enduring the challenges of living in a refugee camp. Ahmed has grown to become one of the most prominent leaders in Australia’s Somali community; supporting Somali migrants through initiatives that provide support and care to Somali families. Ahmed is an advocate in his community.

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Abeba Belay

Abeba Belay

Board Member

Abeba Belay is of an East-African background. She came to Australia as a refugee and has lived in Australia for more than 26 years.

She is an energetic, ambitious and emotionally intelligent person who has developed a mature and responsible approach to any task that she undertakes or situation that she is presented with.

Abeba has had various careers and holds many qualifications spanning the industries that she has engaged in, from a Graduate Fashion Diploma, Employment Services Diploma to a Family Dispute Practitioner’s Vocational Diploma.

Abeba has spent much of working life giving back to the community through working with highly disadvantaged people for the last 21 years.

Abeba’s experience in the job seeker industry ranges over 17 years, she has worked as an Employment Consultant, Business Development Manager, Employer Account Manager and Project Manager. Abeba is passionate about providing high-quality and supportive services to disadvantaged job seekers. Abeba also has extensive experience working with women who have experienced domestic violence, particularly domestic violence with refugee women, for over 7 years.

Abeba is an excellent team player and always strives for excellence to achieve joint objectives in a timely manner.

We provide a range of services with sustainable outcomes for young people of diverse backgrounds