Lindie Clark is Academic and Programs Director of the Professional and Community Engagement (PACE) program at Macquarie University, a program that builds experiential, community-engaged learning into all undergraduate degrees. In the mid-1990s, Lindie was awarded a Harkness Fellowship in Health Policy, which enabled her to complete a Master of Public Administration at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. In 2008 Lindie and two of her colleagues were awarded an Australian Learning and Teaching Council Citation for ‘Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning’.
Prior to joining Macquarie University Lindie worked in a range of regulatory agencies in the health, employment and industrial relations fields. Lindie is also a Trustee of the Dusseldorp Skills Forum, a not-for-profit organisation that works within the broader community to enhance the opportunities for education, skills and employment for all young people, particularly those who don’t succeed in the ‘mainstream’. Seeing students realise the valuable contribution they can make to their community, and recognise the amount they learn through the act of participation, is one of the most rewarding Learning and Teaching experiences Lindie has had in her career.