Prior to Joining Nous, Cara worked on impact evaluations of education, rural health and poverty reduction programs in Uganda and Vietnam. She has also conducted research on statistical genomics at the Queensland Brain Institute, and co-founded an organisation that provides education on social entrepreneurship to young people across Australia.
She currently sits on the advisory board of Marist 180 and the board of IMPACT Youth Social Enterprise.
Cara holds a Bachelor of Science (biochemistry and molecular biology) and a Diploma of Global Issues from the University of Queensland.
Cara is an outdoors enthusiast, and can often be found trail running, swimming and climbing in nearby national parks.