Ms Jane Vadiveloo

Ms Jane Vadiveloo is the founding CEO of Children’s Ground, a 25-year approach to ensure that future generations are afforded equity, access and justice. The organisation aims to provide children with quality education, health, social and economic opportunities within a global context.

Ms Vadiveloo has a 20-year history of leading reform and services provision within communities experiencing extreme disadvantage and trauma. She has lived in the Northern Territory for 19 years and has more than 30 years of connection to the Arrernte people in Central Australia. She has worked with children, families and communities at high risk, establishing strength- and justice-based approaches to achieve long term-change.

In 2014, Ms Vadiveloo was listed among the Westpac Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence.

She holds a Bachelor of Science with Honours and a Master of Psychology.