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The City LLEN Team


Louise Smith


Our CEO Louise brings with her extensive experience gained in management roles across various sectors, including working for Mission Australia and the Victorian Public Service. Louise is passionate about helping the young people of Melbourne.


Wendy Dalkiran

Workplace Learning Coordinator

Wendy has worked within the employment and education space coordinating work placement opportunities and faciliating employment opportunities for both job seekers and newly arrived migrants.


Francesca Pisano

Pathways Coordinator 

Francesca has 20 years teaching experience working in secondary schools and is a registered Careers Development Practitioner. Francesca has worked across VCE, VCAL and EAL, with extensive experience in specialist and mainstream settings. She believes in quality careers education for all young people.

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Yoon  Foo

Jobs Victoria Advocate

Yoon brings over 16 years’ experience working in employment services, his great listening skills, compassion and understanding of the issues facing jobseekers is considerable and enables him to leverage his great communication skills and easy going demeanour to engage successfully with anybody.


Madelene McNeill

Digital Communications & Admin Assistant

Madelene brings her considerable knowledge and experience in all things digital and organisational to support the LLEN in our online communications and our JVA's day to day admin requirements. You may meet Madelene giving a hand at our events and excursions.

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