Elizabeth Reid AO

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Elizabeth Anne Reid AOFASSA, is an Australian development practitioner, feminist and academic with a distinguished career in and significant contribution to national and international public service. She founded, established and worked with a number of pioneering and specialised United Nations institutions, government agencies and non-governmental organisations. Reid was appointed the world’s first advisor on women’s affairs to a head of government by the Australian Labor Government of Gough Whitlam in 1973.

She is also a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.

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