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Live, lead, learn with Gail Kelly

Gail Kelly; Professor Helen Sullivan (ANU)
14 August 2017 - 6:30pm

Inspiring, practical, generous and optimistic, one of our finest communicators and most successful businesswomen shares what she’s learned about leadership, the culture of the workplace and the vital importance of living a whole life in her book Live, Lead, Learn. Don't miss this ANU/Canberra Times meet the author event!

Jamila Rizvi in conversation with Daryl Karp on Jamila's new book, Not Just Lucky

Jamila Rizvi; Daryl Karp
4 July 2017 - 6:00pm

Jamila Rizvi's new book, 'Not Just Lucky', explores the confidence deficit holding women back, the barriers to career success this can create, and how they might be overcome. Don't miss this ANU/Canberra Times meet the author event!

Eat, drink and be literary with Julia Baird & Alex Sloan

Julia Baird; Alex Sloan
27 June 2017 - 6:15pm

Julia Baird's acclaimed biography, 'Victoria The Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Changed the World', examines what it was it like to reign over the world's greatest empire as queen, but in an age when women were supposed to be submissive, supportive and subservient. Don't miss this ANU/Canberra Times meet the author event!

Anna Krien in conversation with Will Steffen

Anna Krien; Will Steffen
21 June 2017 - 6:30pm

Anna Krien's new book, 'Quarterly Essay 66, The Long Goodbye: Coal, Coral and Australia's Climate Deadlock', explores the psychology and politics of a warming world. Don't miss this ANU/Canberra Times meet the author event!

Chloe Shorten in conversation with Anna-Maria Arabia

Chloe Shorten; Anna-Maria Arabia, Chief Executive of the Australian Academy of Science
30 May 2017 - 6:30pm


Chloe Shorten will be in conversation with Anna-Maria Arabia on Chloe's new book, Take Heart: A Story for Modern Stepfamilies.

She leads in-conversation with Dr Anne Summers AO

Dr Anne Summers AO; Dr Skye Saunders, ANU
10 May 2017 - 6:00pm

In May, join YWCA Canberra for an evening with Dr Anne Summers AO, in conversation with Dr Skye Saunders.

Mia Freedman in conversation with Genevieve Jacobs on Mia's new book, Work Strife Balance

Mia Freedman, Mamamia; Genevieve Jacobs, ABC Radio
8 May 2017 - 6:30pm

In Mia Freedman's new book, Work Strife Balance, she shares her most mortifying slip-ups in life, love and work, and how they came to shape the person she is today. Don't miss this ANU/Canberra Times meet the author event!

She Leads in-conversation with Yassmin Abdel-Madied

Yassmin Abdel-Magied, Dr Alice Willamson
22 February 2017 - 6:00pm

In this special event, Abdel-Magied will be in-conversation with science communicator and chemist, Dr Alice Willamson, and will share her journey to leadership as a Sudanese refugee, balancing her diverse identity as a young woman, Muslim, engineer, writer and founder of the not-for-profit, Youth Without Borders.

What would a feminist foreign policy for Australia look like?

Professor Jacqui True, Monash University
9 November 2016 - 5:30pm

A conversation with Professor Jacqui True, Director of Gender, Peace and Security Centre at Monash University, and Professor of Politics and International Relations.

In conversation with UN Women Asia and the Pacific

UNAA; UN Women NC Australia
11 October 2016 - 6:00pm
Hear from guest speakers Anna-Karin Jatfors UN Women Asia and the Pacific’s Deputy Representative and Melissa Alvarado Ending Violence against Women Program Coordinator, on how UN Women is addressing the needs of women in our region and around the world.

Q&A to follow.


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