Environment & Climate Change Activist
Community Service and Engagement, Education, Environment and Sustainability, Feminist Policy and Politics, Women’s Affairs, Science, Technology and Innovation
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