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Ms Carol Harding

Honorary Senior Fellow

Carol has been Deputy Director of the Australian Innovation Research Centre (AIRC) for the past decade and has a deep passion for innovation and operating by design, not default.  She is an innovation and design thinking practitioner, advisor, trainer and design sprint master.  She has helped government, universities, business and community organisations - nationally and internationally - build capability in innovation, creative thinking, design thinking and the development of innovation programs.  Carol's major focus is on professional staff in the tertiary education sector and she runs specifically tailored workshops and other innovation/design related events.  She also helps peope use design thinking to design and live their best life.

Carol is the Chair of the judging panel for the Association of Tertiary Education Management/Campus Review Best Practice Awards in the category of Excellence in Innovation and an assessor for the Australian Public Sector Innovation Awards.

E: carol@carolharding.com.au