Meet Our Team
Eloise Hall - Co-Founder and Managing Director
Eloise is one of the two co-founders of TABOO and is the company's Managing Director. She is completing a double degree of Business and International Relations at Flinders University and has more than 5 years experience in hospitality. She’s committed to making long lasting, structural change to bridge the inequality that exists in our communities. Eloise was recognised as the youngest of InDaily’s 40 under 40 recipients in 2020, The Advertisers Woman of the year Rising Star award 2021 and a 2019 Women in Innovation finalist.
Isobel Marshall- Co-Founder and Director of Health & Education
Izzy is Co-Founder and Director of Health and Education at TABOO. She is studying medicine at Adelaide Uni and is passionate about the role that reproductive health education plays ending period poverty and stigma. In 2021, she was awarded Young Australian of the Year, The Advertiser’s Woman of the year Rising Star award and was a 2019 Women in Innovation finalist. Izzy is fuelled by the belief that no one should be disadvantaged because of the incredible biological process that is menstruation.
Harriet Gray- Marketing Manager
Harriet has a degree in Commerce (Marketing), and an honours degree exploring social media influencer authenticity. She is undergoing her PhD exploring the role of brands in addressing social injustices. Harriet also teaches undergraduate marketing courses. Harriet heads up our marketing strategy and implementation to promote TABOO's products and change attitudes around the menstrual stigma. Harriet is passionate about addressing menstrual stigma on an individual level to create positive change for those experiencing period poverty.
Gabby Low - Local Outreach Project Coordinator
Gabby has completed a double degree in Arts and Health Sciences, majoring in Sustainability and Development and Public Health from Latrobe University in Melbourne. Gabby manages our Local Outreach Program and fosters stakeholder relationships with our partner organisations, ensuring the products donated by our community of subscribers gets to where it is needed. She’s passionate about sexual and reproductive health and working to achieve social change around periods.
Alva Walshe - Digital Marketing Officer
Alva is in her final year of a double degree in Law and Commerce (Marketing) at the University of Adelaide. Having gained experience in Communications and Marketing in the non-profit sector, Alva knew working with a brand she was passionate about was important to her – and TABOO was just that! Growing up and experiencing the shame around menstruation made challenging the stigma for young people who bleed all the more important to Alva. As Digital Marketing Officer, Alva pops into your inbox once a month to update our subscribers on all things TABOO and assists the Marketing Manager with our ongoing Marketing operations.
Ophelia Veloudos - Health and Education Officer
Ophelia has a double degree in Law and Science (Genetics & Microbiology) from the University of Adelaide. As a member of our Health and Education team, Ophelia coordinates our school presentations and works alongside Isobel to create educational materials for young people on periods, puberty and everything in between. She is also a host of the TABOO podcast, ‘The Flow’. Ophelia joined our team in 2020 because she resonated with the TABOO mission of breaking the stigma around menstruation. She is passionate about empowering young women to celebrate and understand what is going on in their bodies.
Caitlinn Tran - Social Media Coordinator
Caitlinn is our Social Media Marketing Coordinator and is backed with two years of experience in the marketing industry! She’s currently finishing off her degrees in B.Commerce (Management) and B.Media (Marketing) at The University of Adelaide. Caitlinn loves TABOO because she believes that period stigma should be a thing of the past, is passionate about empowering other women and loves supporting female-led businesses! If you follow any of our social media accounts, you can be certain that they’ve been coordinated by Caitlinn!
Chris Neill - Community Engagement Coordinator
Chris is currently completing a Bachelor of Business at the University of Adelaide and originally joined us as part of an internship program. Chris is currently coordinating everything from our bulk orders, to helping out with the technical side of our podcast and managing our merch. Chris has a keen interest in social enterprise and as the only male on the team, he brings valuable perspectives on helping TABOO break the period stigma amongst males.
Zoe Alexiades - Technical Support Officer
Zoe has a Bachelor of Communication Design from Monash University and is TABOO’s Technical Support Officer. She is most passionate about design for social change and believes communications for ethical brands hold significant potential. This is just one of the reasons she loves working with TABOO. Zoe is passionate about ending period poverty globally and TABOO’s ethos of ensuring that people who bleed not only have access to safe menstrual hygiene products, but also the appropriate education, really resonates with her
Alicia Franceschini - Content Creator & Customer Service Coordinator
Alicia, known to the team as Ali, comes to TABOO from a background in digital marketing, where she currently works for a Melbourne based agency. Ali graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2017 with a Bachelor of Media, with Honours. Ali creates content like our monthly blog posts and newsletter, The Monthly TABOO, as well as having the dual role of Customer Service Coordinator, responding to your queries on social media and email. Ali loves being involved with TABOO because she thrives in female lead environments and enjoys being able to put her feminism into action.
Carrie Bishop - Volunteer and Events Coordinator
Carrie has qualifications in Event Management, Tourism and Business Management and is currently completing a Bachelor of Marketing and Communications. She has over 12 years’ experience managing teams within the tourism industry and organising events for not-for-profits, including but not limited to Onegirl and Plan International. Carrie and the other Plan International committee members were awarded a Premiers Certificate for their organisation of the ‘International Day of the Girl,’ Breakfast event. Carrie is passionate about utilising her skills and qualifications in Event Management to support the goals of TABOO; she is driven by her heart for justice that everyone, locally and in developing countries, should have access to safe menstrual care.