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.


KerstinKerstin Friend

Co-Founder and Director

Kerstin co-founded Flourish in 2015 after observing through her work, a strong link between low self-worth and issues girls are facing.

Kerstin’s professional background includes teaching,  youth and schools work and supporting young people at risk of child sexual exploitation. She has a number of years experience in pioneering projects and managing teams.