Our team

Based in Australia, we collaborate with creative associates and students across Australia, South-East Asia and the US to bring different perspectives, skills and insight to projects we work on.

Lara Stephenson

Co-founder and Creative Director

Lara co-founded Social Good Outpost to bring good design to purposeful organisations. Through listening and guiding clients to clarity, and bringing business-oriented creativity to solve problems, she designs brands with authenticity, and supports businesses with tools for smoother work.

Specialising in helping social enterprises get frameworks around their mission and impact, and creating design to support social change, Lara leads clients through the journey in a calm and empowering way.

Significant partnerships and work include:

Dr Elise Stephenson

Co-founder and Curator

Dr Elise Stephenson is an award-winning researcher, strategist and entrepreneur. Recognised by Google, Deloitte, Energy Australia, Boston Consulting Group, the Foundation for Young Australians, and the United Nations Australia Association, Elise’s expertise is sought in:
– gender in international affairs, diplomacy and national security
– public diplomacy & foreign policy
– entrepreneurship and impact entrepreneurs
– gender equality
– LGBTI+ community inclusion
– creative problem-solving
– human rights
– climate change

Elise has led major programs for Australia’s largest public diplomacy initiative, Australia now, working in collaboration with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, plus embassies and high commissions across the region. In 2019 alone, she ran and organised almost 50 events with over 3000 individuals directly engaged on key topics of regional growth and collaboration, including: start-ups, social enterprise, climate change, the environment, sustainable fashion, LGBTI+, gender equality, mental health, and more. 

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