Ann Gluckman MSc, BA has held numerous positions in education and in community organisations. She was a foundation principal of Nga Tapuwae College; a member of the Middlemore Hospital Ethical Committee; and the foundation Jewish co-president of the Auckland Council for Christians and Jews. Ann was awarded an OBE in 1993 for services to education and the community. Ann's writing on comparative religion, multicultural education and travel has been widely published. She has edited and contributed chapters to a number of books and other publications, and was co-author of Ageing is Attitude. Ann Gluckman lives in Auckland.