Jane Caro

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Jane Caro
Jane Caro.jpg
Born 1957 (age 59–60)
London, England
Alma mater Macquarie University (BA 1977)
Spouse(s) Ralph Dunning[1]
Website janecaro.com.au

Jane Caro (born 1957) is a social commentator, writer and lecturer based in Australia.

Early life and education[edit]

Caro was born in London in 1957 and emigrated to Australia with her parents as a five-year-old in 1963. She attended Macquarie University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with a major in English literature in 1977.[2]

Working life[edit]

Caro, following her father's lead, started her career in marketing, however soon moved into advertising.[2][3]

Caro has appeared on Channel Seven's Sunrise, ABC television's Q&A and as a regular panellist on The Gruen Transfer. She also undertakes regular radio work. Caro has worked in the advertising industry and lectures in advertising at the School of Humanities and Communication Arts at University of Western Sydney.[4] Caro was a speaker at the 2014 Festival of Dangerous Ideas.[5]

She is on the boards of the NSW Public Education Foundation[6] and Bell Shakespeare.[7]

In Australia Caro is represented by Wall Media management.[8]

Caro is a feminist and atheist.[9]

Publications[edit]

  • "The Stupid Country: How Australia is Dismantling Public Education" (co-authored with Chris Bonnor) (2007)
  • "The F Word. How we learned to swear by feminism" (co-authored with Catherine Fox) (2008)
  • "Just a Girl" (2011) ISBN 9780702238802[1]
  • Chris Bonner & Jane Caro, "What makes a good school?", New South Books (2012), ISBN 9781742241418
  • Contributor to "For God's sake: An Atheist, A Jew, A Christian and a Muslim debate religion" (2013) ISBN 9781742612232
  • Editor of "Destroying the Joint: Why women have to change the world" (2013) ISBN 9780702249907[2]
  • "Just a Queen" (2015) Sequel to "Just a Girl" ISBN 9780702253621
  • "Plain Speaking Jane" Biography and Memoirs (2015) ISBN 9781743534847

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gregory, Helen (2 July 2011). "The Brains behind Jane". Newcastle Herald. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Dick, Tim (15 January 2011). "A rebel, generally speaking: Lunch with Jane Caro". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 
  3. ^ Overington, Caroline (14 March 2011). "Ten Questions: Jane Caro". The Australian. Retrieved 26 November 2014. 
  4. ^ Jane Caro, University of Western Sydney
  5. ^ "What I Couldn't Say". Archived from the original on 5 January 2015. 
  6. ^ Our People, Public Education Foundation
  7. ^ Staff & Board, Bell Shakespeare
  8. ^ http://wallmedia.com.au/jane-caro/
  9. ^ https://twitter.com/JaneCaro

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