Team Women Australia – Why I Made Myself Redundant

Sally Hetherington is an Australian who is passionate about empowerment and sustainability in developing countries. She’s spent the past five years living in Cambodia, committed to developing projects so more Cambodians can break free from the cycle of poverty. Sally’s journey started when she was 25 years old and took a 15-month career break to volunteer in Cambodia for a local school. Five years later, she’s made herself redundant from a dream job and is now heading home. Continue reading..


Our Education & Community Manager, Salin, and myselfThe Advertiser – From Cessnock to Cambodia

Most people would not be happy about losing their jobs, but Sally Hetherington is thrilled to be leaving her position at Human and Hope Association in Cambodia. This is because after four years, the education provider is now entirely locally run. In Cambodia, there are insufficient staff in schools, resulting in many classes consisting of up to 90 students. Continue reading..



The Indian Telegraph – IABCA Ambassadors 2016

The India Australia Business & Community Awards (IABCA) Ambassador program has national representation and is a testament to the talent that exists within the youth of this diaspora. Our Ambassadors engage and connect with Gen Y, young business leaders, entrepreneurs and professionals in spreading the key message of leadership and community spirit. They actively promote the IABCA message far and wide and aim to showcase talent within the younger demographic. Continue reading..


Having a discussion with a sewing student.

The Newcastle Star – Sally leaves Cambodia bittersweet

It is not often someone is happy to be losing a job. But that is exactly how Novocastrian Sally Hetherington feels as she prepares to leave her position with Human and Hope Association in Cambodia. The 30-year-old, who grew up in Adamstown Heights and completed a Bachelor of Business degree at the University of Newcastle, has been based in Cambodia for the past five years. Continue reading..