Jill is a graduate from an Honours Degree of the Bachelor of Philosophy from ANU. Her research focused on questions of race, culture and the politics of representation. Her professional experience is centred in the editorial and communications fields, and she is a volunteer English language tutor with the Adult Migrant English Program.
At university, Jill was an active member of the theatre society and the founder and creative director of an alternative film club promoting the work of women of colour. She has studied abroad at The University of California, Berkeley; The University of Toronto; and The London School of Economics.
Jill is a keen writer and film buff. She enjoys cooking, long-distance running, and reading about culture and politics in Asia, the US and Australia.