A pioneer of the youth sector in Australia, Jan has dedicated most of her working life to social change and encouraging young people to give back and invest their talents in their communities and things they are passionate about.
In March 2014 Jan received the degree of Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) from the University of Sydney, in recognition of her significant contribution to young people and policy in Australia. In 2012, Jan was named the inaugural Australian Financial Review’s Westpac Group ‘Woman of Influence 2012’.
Rare Birds Con 2016 Topic
GETTING IN: Encouraging Australia’s Astonishing Young Minds (Workshop)