Jan Owen AM Hon DLitt – Co-Founder & Principal, Adaptability Q; Co-Chair/Convenor, Learning Creates Australia; Co-Founder & Chair, Be Well
Jan has spent her career working at the intersection of individual, organisational and societal change as an entrepreneur, innovator and social sector leader. Her work has included leading campaigns and advocacy on the rights of children and young people around the globe; thought leadership on young people and the future of education, work and entrepreneurship; facilitating and building powerful strategic community, business, government and philanthropic investment and partnerships committed to our collective future as an inclusive, imaginative and courageous world.
Jan has been the recipient of many Awards acknowledging her commitment to unleashing the unlimited potential of children and young people and services to the Australian community. She is the author of Every Childhood Lasts a Lifetime (1996) and The Future Chasers (2014).
“The only way to create a truly equitable education system is to change what we define and measure as ‘success’ in learning.”