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Australia Day Honours – AM for Change Maker

by Bev Jordan Kristin Subbins Am Aus Day Honours Australia Day Honours - Am For Change Maker

Kristin Stubbins of Galston AM was honoured for significant service to the financial sector, to women, and to the community.

She has worked with PwC for 25 years and has been a partner for 18 years.

Her special focus has been on mental health and supporting women and is a founding member and Chair of Women for Change.

She is also Founding Board Director, Mindgardens Neuroscience Network (2019), and Board Member, NeuRa – Neuroscience Research Australia (2018) and Founding Director, of Innowell, (a collaborative project between PwC and Sydney University) since 2017. She was also a founding participant of the Corporate Mental Health Alliance Australia.

Kristin sits on several boards including the Taronga Conservation Society Australia and is on the Board of South Eastern Sydney Local Health District and I of YMCA NSW.

In 2019, Kristin was named in the Australia Financial Review’s ‘100 Women of Influence’, having been nominated in the innovation category.

Bev Jordan

Bev Jordan studied journalism at Harlow College in the UK.  She achieves a Diploma in Journalism from the National Council for the Training of Journalists. After migrating to Australia at the end of 1984, she took up a Senior Journalist position with Cumberland Newspapers, based on the Parramatta Advertiser. She has since worked on the Daily Telegraph, Sydney Morning Herald and was a lecturer in Journalism at Macleay College in Sydney. Bev returned to Cumberland Newspapers (NewsLocal) and worked for 30 years covering all different mastheads, including Mosman Daily, Mount Druitt Standard and finally Hills Shire Times for the last 17 of those years. Bev’s passion has always been local community journalism.  She says “As a journalist, I have always seen it as my job to inform, inspire and involve.  I am a passionate advocate for organisations and people making a difference to the world around them. Connectedness is so important to the health of an individual but also to a community, no matter how small or large.

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