Renée Carter is the CEO of Adopt Change, which also operates the program My Forever Family NSW. Renee is also a member of the Institute Advisory Group for the independent research centre Institute of Open Adoption Studies (The University of Sydney) and is Vice Chair of the NSW Committee on Adoption and Permanent Care (COAPC).
Renée is a member of Australian Institute of Company Directors, and has a strong background in communications and executive management, along with board level experience in corporate and not-for-profit sectors. Her experience includes three years as Chair of charity Child Abuse Prevention Service (CAPS), an organisation focused on early intervention, education and support of families and communities; and Managing Director of corporate communications specialists Designate Group. Renée is passionate about influencing child welfare policy and practice to deliver timely and effective outcomes for children so they can have better childhood experiences and a brighter future, by garnering community, sector and government support.
LIVE Talk and Q&A Keynote with Dr Tracy Westerman AM
Education Plenary 1: The importance of Trauma Informed inclusive environments for children in care in schools
Live Discussion with Bruce D. Perry, MD, PhD & Dr Gabor Maté