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Jean
Kittson

A rapier wit.

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Jean Kittson is an author, public speaker and commentator. She is an advocate for education, youth, health, equal opportunity and aging.
She is a regular speaker on the role of women, both at home, in education and in the workforce. She has encouraged an important conversation about women’s health by writing “…the definitive book…” on menopause; “You’re still hot to me. The joys of menopause.”

Current experience:

She was invited to speak about menopause at the National Press Club.

Jean is also an actor, comedian and scriptwriter for stage, television, theatre, radio, magazines and newspapers. She is the author of two books and has contributed to many others.

Jean came to national attention on ABC TV’s, 'The Big Gig', followed by Let the Blood Run Free, Kittson Fahey, Good News Week, the Glasshouse, Flat Chat, The Einstein Factor, Media Dimensions, Strictly Speaking, Talking ’Bout Your Generation, Studio Ten, the Today Show and she is also well known for her comedy debates for the ABC, Channel 9 and Channel ten.

She has been a regular columnist with New Weekly, Sunday Telegraph, the Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney Magazine, Inspire Magazine, the Readers Digest Health Smart Magazine and the on-line magazine, The Hoopla.
She is a regular panelist on ABC 702 radio drive program, Thank God It’s Friday.

She currently the Patron of Palliative Care Nurses Australia, and an Ambassador for the Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation, the Macular Disease Foundation, Northcott Disability Services, the Raise Foundation - youth mentoring and Taldumande Youth Services.

Previous experience:

She has conversed twice on Conversations with Richard Fidler and presented for Women of Letters twice.

She was a founding Director of the National Cord Blood Bank, the inaugural chair of the Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation (AGCF) and a founding Ambassador for Ovarian Cancer Australia.

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One of the great debaters - superb delivery from extensively researched material. A lady and comedian of the highest order - witty, sensuous and clever. Goldwell Cosmetics
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