2009 UWS Women of the West Award Nominee
Anne Ford has lived and worked in Greater Western Sydney for more than 40 years. Anne is currently the Associate Director of TAFE NSW – Western Sydney Institute and was nominated by work colleague Sue Westbrook. Throughout her TAFE career as a senior manager Anne has managed a wide range of industries including – manufacturing and engineering, tourism and hospitality, General Education and Equity.
Through her many roles Anne has played an integral part in changing educational delivery to ensure it is responsive, flexible, innovative and supports industry and community economic and social sustainability.
Recently Anne has worked with the communities of Mount Druitt. Anne was an active member of the Mount Druitt Educational Provision Group bringing together TAFE, DET Schools, Catholic Education, UWS and the Australian Catholic University to work strategically towards raising educational levels in the Mount Druitt area.