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Trisha Broadbridge

Founder of Reach Broadbridge Foundation
Trisha Broadbridge

Trisha is one of The Reach Foundation’s original young leaders and since 2000 has been facilitating teenagers in educational programs which help improve self-esteem. She specializes in leading workshops which give teenagers a place where they can connect with others and be heard.

After losing her husband, Troy Broadbridge, in the 2004 Asian Tsunami, Trisha joined forces with The Reach Foundation to establish the Broadbridge Education Centre on Phi Phi Island. This centre assists young people affected by the tsunami, allowing them to continue to learn after such devastation. In 2005 Trisha launched her book, Beyond the Wave – A Tsunami Survivor’s Story and in 2006, was awarded Young Australian of the Year.

From 2006-2009 she served as an Advisory Board Member of the Youth Mental Health Fund and Board Member of Family Life. Today, Trisha continues to manage the Broadbridge Fund whilst residing in London.
Trisha has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and English (Latrobe University) and a Graduate Diploma International Development (RMIT University).

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