Claire Dodd is an Associate at Innovation Unit Australia New Zealand. She is passionate about equity and sustainability, and is known for leading social impact and innovation at the intersection of not-for-profit sector, government, business, academia, and the wider community in WA.
Claire’s career is shaped by a lifetime commitment to being an active citizen and contributing to a world where everyone has the opportunity to reach their potential. Through a diverse portfolio of work including project management, collaboration models, social impact strategy and design, Claire helps people connect and thrive, enhancing society’s collective capacity to address our most complex problems and generate positive impact.
In 2018, Claire became the project lead for the WA Alliance to End Homelessness in its first year of a 10-year plan to end homelessness in WA. Earlier in her career, Claire worked in the arts sector where she still contributes through various boards and committees.
Single mothers’ journeys reveal a broken housing system
A new report reveals deep gaps between housing support services, and shines a light on opportunities for system-level change.
Merger with NZ social change agency Innovate Change
On 1 July 2018, Innovate Change will merge with Innovation Unit, a not-for-profit social enterprise that creates new solutions for thriving societies.
Developing innovation with impact
In her second post, Stacey Quince, Principal at Campelltown Performing Arts High School (CPAHS), reflects on the journey her school – and her system – is taking to transform the purpose and nature of learning.