Category Archives: Speeches & Other Writings

Adelaide Uni Distinguished Alumni Award Speech

October 24th, 2016 by

jane-20160909-adluniaward-melwoodpics-06I’m thrilled to accept this award today and to celebrate where my degree has taken me. This study kindled my curiosity about life in all its dimensions and it has given me the skills to seek to understand, analyze, synthesize and critique what’s happening in the world, especially for women.

This degree has taught me how to connect seemingly disparate information and ideas to appreciate their interconnection. It has also taught me how to open up dialogue rather than close it down.… Continue Reading

Power of Artivism

April 25th, 2016 by

Last year just before Australian singer/songwriter Shane Howard released his new album “Deeper South” I had the privilege to talk with him for a few hours. This year Australian Quarterly published my piece in their April 2016 Issue.

Artists, whether they be musicians, painters, dancers, sculptors or writers, have incredible potential to catalyze social change through the way they use their art.

I’ve long been drawn to the story of Shane Howard’s life, first as creator-singer of the band, Goanna, and later as a solo musician, Shane Howard continues to use his lyric power to reconnect Australians to spirit of place.… Continue Reading

Future Health Leaders Conference 2015 – “Inspiring Tomorrow’s Leaders”

April 10th, 2016 by

FUTURE HEALTH LEADERS 2015 CONFERENCE
“Inspiring Tomorrow’s Leaders”
19-21 NOVEMBER 2015 SYDNEY AUSTRALIA

KEYNOTE: THE POWER OF MOVEMENTS – A GLOBAL MOVEMENT OF FUTURE HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Last November I was invited to give speak at the 2015 Future Health Leaders Conference . It was a wonderful event and I particularly want to thank Shannon Nott for the invitation to speak.

My keynote speech was THE POWER OF MOVEMENTS – A GLOBAL MOVEMENT OF FUTURE HEALTH PROFESSIONALS about the potential, individually and collectively to lead a strong health worker movement to change the world.… Continue Reading

Women’s Funding Network Webinar: Power Of Witness – Feb 4 2016

February 5th, 2016 by

Thanks to everyone who listened to this morning’s Women’s Funding Network: Power Of Witness Webinar, below  is a transcript of the recording


Power of Witness – women, children, and the Syrian refugee crisis – Women’s Funding Network webinar

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WFN: Women’s Funding Network is thrilled and honored to host Jane Sloane today. She is the Vice President of programs at Global Fund for Women which is a grant-making organization focusing on human rights for women and girls. Jane previously worked as a Vice President of development with Women’s World Banking in New York and prior to that she was the Executive Director of the International Women’s Development Agency supporting women’s rights organizations across the Asia and the Pacific region.… Continue Reading

Full Frame CCTV Interview – Sept. 2015

September 6th, 2015 by

Ending child marriage interview

My appearance on Full Frame CCTV with Mike Walters talking about ending child marriage…

Thanks Mike and the team @ Full Frame for such a wonderful experience

Jane

Transcript

Mike Walters

This is shocking. 700 million of the world’s married women were wed before they turned 18. That’s according to UNICEF. This means that twenty eight girls are entering into child marriage every minute worldwide; some 15 million girls per year. Tragically some are as young as eight years old.… Continue Reading