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Advocacy Development and Networks Officer (Community Organiser), Cancer Council NSW
Carolyn ‘shows the love’ to the Cancer Council’s volunteer community advocates. She has a background in social work and training. She previously worked as the training coordinator with the Public Interest Advocacy Centre. A recent career highlight was the successful campaign to get NSW government to abolish co-payments on chemotherapy drugs, a $76 million commitment.
Deputy Director, Australian Progress
Rebecca is Deputy Director at Australian Progress and leads on learning and community initiatives. She was previously Global Director of Learning and Development at Change.org, where she led on campaign innovation and learning for teams across 20 countries, and Chief of Staff at GetUp. Rebecca also spent seven years in senior roles with the independent Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore, broken by a stints with Obama for America in South Carolina and Ohio in 2008.