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Humanitarian

Passion to tackle exclusion based on gender, race, geography, etc. I advise MSF Médecins Sans Frontières whom I worked with in Rwanda and South Sudan and as Access to Medicines Campaigner. With the Diplomacy Training Program, University of New South Wales, I trained human rights defenders. Member: Association of Polar Early Career Scientists, Society of Women Geographers, Seriously Nerdy Book Club. 

Thanks Carol for speaking with us about your peripatetic and fascinating career!  Dr. Lisa Forman, Director, Comparative Program on Health and Society, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
In one of several wonderful essays accompanying the ... journal entries, Devine reflects on the Antarctic Treaty of 1959...she echoes Einstein on the common language of science: “I love that science is an Antarctic currency and tool of diplomacy.
— Maria Popova, Brainpickings May 5, 2015
On The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning co-authored by Carol Devine
Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, Iceland for project on talking climate change with children image: Carol Devine

Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, Iceland for project on talking climate change with children image: Carol Devine

Museum of AIDS in Africa, Melbourne International AIDS Conference image: Kirstin Gollings

Museum of AIDS in Africa, Melbourne International AIDS Conference image: Kirstin Gollings

"I always wanted to be a journalist, a writer. Gabriel Garcia Marquez is my idol." Dr. José Ramos-Horta, ex president, East Timor. I worked for Dr Horta, Nobel Peace Laureate, at The Diplomacy Training Program. image sandynicholson.com

"I always wanted to be a journalist, a writer. Gabriel Garcia Marquez is my idol." Dr. José Ramos-Horta, ex president, East Timor. I worked for Dr Horta, Nobel Peace Laureate, at The Diplomacy Training Program. image sandynicholson.com

One of 100 Top Creatives Changing The World, Origin Magazine #23

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Maker manager of extraordinary projects

I helped launch the The Museum of AIDS in Africa in Melbourne and Cape Town. For MSF and Dignitas I led delegations to International AIDS Conferences. I led the first Antarctic civilian ecological clean-up expeditions with The Polish Academy of Sciences and The Russian Antarctic Expedition. I love complex projects and exploring outer and inner worlds.

Carol is an iconoclast in every way. She is an emerging public intellectual. Carol successfully executes whatever endeavor she commits to. Dr. James Orbinski, Professor Global Health Balsillie School of International Affairs
the creds: Studies BA McGill University, Master of Science, "The Politics of Rights" University of London, UK and school of life

the creds: Studies BA McGill University, Master of Science, "The Politics of Rights" University of London, UK and school of life

Discard/Art "Floating Exhibition" of art made from garbage and marine debris  I curated and brought on a stewardship trip in Svalbard, Norway, "Clean up Svalbard"

Discard/Art "Floating Exhibition" of art made from garbage and marine debris  I curated and brought on a stewardship trip in Svalbard, Norway, "Clean up Svalbard"

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global & earth health

I've written for The Medical Post, Policy Options, Wallpaper, Border Crossings, Science Borealis, Canadian Circumpolar Health Network, Elle etc. My small press Vauve Press produced: Irma (Marjorie Devine) and Determination: Tibetan Women and the Struggle for an Independent Tibet (me). Co-wrote & published The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning, a cultural history book.

"@caroldevine is RIPPING it up here at #span - covering Africa, conflict & now is bringing climate change & health policy together" Vallejo Gantner, Artistic Director, PS122 New York City
Valley Girls: The Blue Hmong, story I wrote on making indigo or "cham" in Vietnam. image: Sandy Nicholson

Valley Girls: The Blue Hmong, story I wrote on making indigo or "cham" in Vietnam. image: Sandy Nicholson

Kakuma Girls: Contemporary issues, refugee experiences and dreams. Edited, contributed to this book, interviewed girls in Kakuma from Somalia, Sudan etc.