Meet The Team

CharChar Bevan

Co-Founder and Director

Char co-founded Flourish in 2015 with a passion to see teenage girls discover who they have been made to be, flourishing in their incredible gifts and pursuing their dreams.

Char’s professional background includes teaching in mainstream and alternative secondary schools and leading local church and community based youth work.

Char is experienced at coordinating and developing mentoring programmes, loves leading and investing in teams of people, and is skilled in relating to and building positive relationships with teenage girls.

She loves watching movies, travelling, spending time with friends!

KerstinKerstin Friend

Co-Founder and Director

Kerstin co-founded Flourish in 2015 after observing a strong link between low self-worth and issues girls are facing. Kerstin is passionate about girls understanding their intrinsic value, being equipped to face life’s challenges and being released into their fullest potential.

Kerstin’s professional background includes primary school teaching,  youth and schools work, and projects specifically working with vulnerable teenage girls.

Kerstin is experienced in leading pioneering projects, gifted at thinking creatively and developing innovative resources.