Lachlann Carter is a co-founder and Program Director of 100 Story Building. In 2009 he completed an internship at 826 Valencia in San Francisco. He has taught in a number of primary schools in Melbourne’s inner west, and has worked in educational programs for the National Trust on the Polly Woodside. He speaks regularly on the topics of social enterprise, community engagement and family/school partnerships, and is a member of a number of education and community action groups. He fondly remembers dressing up as Spot the Dog for Children’s Book Week, although unfortunately that day ended with him accidentally stepping on two children.
Jessica Tran is co-founder and Development Manager of 100 Story Building. She is interested in the intersection of arts, education and social justice, and works in the areas of communication, advocacy, development and evaluation. She believes literary engagement is a powerful tool for fostering children and young people’s well-being. The best part of her work week is talking reading, fandom and life at Level 87 Book Club, where young people meet weekly to share their book feels.
Lisa Logan is Business Manager at 100 Story Building. She has experience in program and financial management in the arts and film sectors, and is responsible for financial management and compliance for the organisation, and ensuring that no children get lost down the trapdoor.
Simon Conlon is the Program Facilitator at 100 Story Building. Simon has over 10 years of experience delivering workshops for children and young adults. He has worked across programs in a number of areas including theatre, science, visual art and circus, and tries to bring a little bit of everything into all workshops. Simon enjoys helping participants from a range of backgrounds and communities to explore their own creativity, making lots of wonderful mistakes along the way. Simon talks with his hands, feet, elbows, hair, knees, nose, eyebrows and chin.
Oh, and his mouth – but only if he has to.