Frances Prince is an educator with lifelong expertise in Jewish Studies, Holocaust education and leadership in Melbourne’s interfaith community.
She worked at Mount Scopus Memorial College for nearly three decades, teaching Jewish Studies, writing curriculum and developing interfaith programs. In 2011 she received the National Council of Jewish Women’s Sylvia Gelman Award for 'Outstanding Woman Educator in the Area of Jewish Studies’.
Frances is one of the founders of March of the Living, Australia.
Since 2014, she has been an executive member of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) where she holds the multicultural and interfaith portfolio. In this capacity, she represents the Jewish community on the Jewish Christian Muslim Association (JCMA) board and serves as co-vice president of the Faith Communities Council of Victoria (FCCV) board.
Frances is also vice president of the Australian Jewish Historical Society Victoria (AJHS) and serves on the committee of Melbourne’s Lodz ghetto commemoration.
She misses her grandchildren- Maor and Gefen- in Jerusalem.