Tania de Jong AM

Tania de Jong AM

Founder and CEO, Creative Universe
Founder, MTA Entertainment & Events
Founder and Artistic Director, Pot-Pourri
Founder and Executive Producer, Creative Innovation Global
Founder and Chair, Creativity Australia

Current Positions

Founder and CEO, Creative Universe
Founder, MTA Entertainment & Events
Founder and Artistic Director, Pot-Pourri
Founder and Executive Producer, Creative Innovation Global
Founder and Chair, Creativity Australia


Previous Positions

Founder, The Song Room
Non Executive Director, Child Abuse Prevention and Research Australia

Areas of Expertise

Business Business Practice / Management, Industry Development / Policy, Social and Environmental Responsibility, Women in Business
Not for Profit Art and Culture, Community Development, Community Engagement, Education, Employment and Training, Fundraising, Health and Wellbeing, Philanthropy, Youth and Older People

Biography

Tania de Jong AM is a leading Australian soprano and social entrepreneur. She founded Creativity Australia and Creative Universe to inspire people to find their voice and to improve wellbeing, engagement and innovation in organisations and communities.

Tania has a Bachelor of Law (Honours) from the University of Melbourne and is a graduate of Victorian College of the Arts. Her numerous awards include Ernst and Young Australian Social Entrepreneur of the Year as Founder of The Song Room. The Song Room has provided access to creative learning for over 300,000 disadvantaged Australian children. Tania's other awards include the "Outstanding Individual Contribution to Australian Culture", Churchill Fellowship and a Melbourne Award. She was a finalist in the Telstra Business Women's Awards and has recently been inducted into the AGSE Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame at Swinburne University. She was named Brainlink Woman of Achievement 2009.

She was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in June 2008 for service to the arts as a performer and entrepreneur and through the establishment and development of music and arts enrichment programs for schools and communities.

Tania consults to multinational organizations on creative leadership and innovation, works with a range of migrants and disadvantaged communities to build social capital through the acclaimed Creativity Australia "With One Voice" choir social inclusion programs and performs nationally and internationally with her group Pot-Pourri and event production company Music Theatre Australia. She presents keynote speeches in Australia and internationally for a diverse range of conferences and events. She is Founder and Executive Producer of Creative Innovation 2010-2013.

(Trivia: She attended college in the USA on a tennis scholarship and her grandmother Slawa Duldig invented the first foldable umbrella in Vienna in 1929.)

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