Jane Caro has wears many hats including author, novelist, lecturer, mentor, social commentator, columnist, workshop facilitator, speaker, broadcaster and award winning advertising writer and Walkley Award recipient.
She has published nine books; “The Stupid Country: How Australia is Dismantling Public Education” co-authored with Chris Bonnor (New South 2007), “The F Word. How we learned to swear by feminism” co-authored with Catherine Fox (New South, 2008) “Just a Girl” her first novel (UQP, 2011) and “What Makes a Good School?” co-authored with Chris Bonnor (New South, 2012).
She is the only woman to have been Chair of Judges of AWARD (Australasian Writers and Art Directors Association) and both Adelaide and Brisbane Art Directors Awards. In July 2018 Jane was awarded the Walkley Award for Women in Leadership.
Jane mentors young business people through McCarthy Mentoring. She is on the Boards of Bell Shakespeare and the NSW Public Education Foundation. Jane was awarded an AM in June 2018 for significant service to the broadcast media as a journalist, social commentator and author.