Dr Jen Rae

Lecturer, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne2009 Melbourne Fellowship

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You are consistently able to see the big picture from the human scale to the global scale

What was the most valuable thing you got out of CSL?

I developed new skills and refined confidence to create original and meaningful work in collaboration with professionals outside of my discipline.

Why are you passionate about sustainability?

Sustainability is the backbone of my practice as an artist/academic. Moving across the world and deciding to take new risks.

How did CSL play a role in directing your current path or project?

It provided a solid foundation in leadership development and communications. It also linked me to a network of amazing people in fields outside of my own resulting in several collaborations and activities.

Why is leadership for sustainability is important?

You are consistently able to see the big picture from the human scale to the global scale.

What do you plan to do next on your sustainability journey?

A larger, longer and more intricate collaborative project related to food security and sovereignty.

What are three words you would use to describe the Fellowship Program?

Rigorous, Expansive, Quickening.

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