Australian entrepreneur and political wife who founded the international business psychology and employment company Ingeus.
She was born in Adelaide, South Australia, to a disabled Air Force veteran and a physical therapist.
She received the Australian Human Rights Commission's Human Rights Medal in 2010 for her advocacy on behalf of people with disabilities.
She and her husband became parents to three children--Jessica, Nicholas, and Marcus--between 1983 and 1993.
Her husband Kevin Rudd served two terms as Australian Prime Minister.