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Editor , development organization executive

Wendy Jane Harcourt, Australian editor, development organization executive. Commonwealth postgraduate scholar Australian Government, 1982-1986.


Harcourt, Wendy Jane was born on April 16, 1959 in Adelaide, Australia. Arrived in Italy, 1988. Daughter of Geoffrey Colin and Joan Margaret (Bartrop) Harcourt.


Bachelor, University Adelaide, 1979. Bachelor with honors, University Adelaide, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in History, Australian National University, 1987.


Lecturer Canberra (Australia) College of Advanced Education, 1983-1984. Associate editor, program coordinator Society for International Development, Rome, 1988-1992, associate editor, program director, 1993-1995, editor, program director, since 1995. Consultant culture and communications sectors United Nations Educational, Paris, 1994-1999, Institute Education, Hamburg, Germany, 1997, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1999-1900, United Nations Population Fund-European Union, 2000.

Consultant Organization of European Cooperation and Development Development Center, Paris, 1996-1997. Guest lecturer Schumacher College, England, 1997, United Nations Staff Training College, 1998, World University for Women, Hamburg, 2000. Research coordinator Swiss National Science Foundation, 1994-1997.


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  • Other Work

    • Editor: Feminist Perspectives on Sustainable Development, 1994, Power Reproduction and Gender, 1997, Women @ Internet: Creating New Cultures in Cyberspace, 1998, Journal of Society for International Development, since 1994, Quarterly Bulletin Women in Development Europe, 1988-1994.


Coordinator Women and Environment Group, Europe, 1991-1994, Women and Health Group, Rome, 1993-1994. Member Adolescent Reproductive Health, Rome, 1996-1997. Member steering group, research coordinator Women in Development Europe, 1988-1997, Rockefeller Project Politics of Place, since 2000.

Member advisory board Turin United Nations Staff Training Center, 1997.


  • Other Interests

    Poetry, swimming, reading about international affairs.


Married Mark Keese, December 2, 1978 (divorced 1985). Married Claudio Sardoni, December 18, 1989. Children: Caterina Sardoni, Emma-Claire Sardoni.

Geoffrey Colin Harcourt

Joan Margaret (Bartrop) Harcourt

Mark Keese

Claudio Sardoni

Caterina Sardoni Harcourt

Emma-Claire Sardoni Harcourt