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Carolyn Ingvarson

Environment & Climate Change Activist

About Me

Carolyn has worked for forty years as a biology teacher then a public servant in Victoria. She stood for the Senate for the Women’s Party (WEL) in 1977 and was a councillor for Camberwell 1990-1993.
She chaired the Board of WIRE 2000-2006, was the founder and convenor of Lighter Footprints 2006-current and project facilitator at Melbourne University 2009-2012.
She has expertise as a community activist in a conservative electorate, can talk about climate change issues to any age, has grown a community group from nothing to 2000 and maintain it as a viable group for 12 years.
Carolyn can manage difficult projects.

Some of her achievements include:
2003 -Australian Freight Industry Personality of the Year
2106 Boroondara Citizen of the Year


BA, Dip Ed, MA, Diploma of PWE, Professional Writing and Editing
Associate of Melbourne University Sustainable Society Institute

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