Women With Clout (AUS)

Powerful Australian women speak to social commentator Jane Caro and journalist Catherine Fox about what drives them, what almost defeated them, the progress they would like to see for women and how to make things change. Hosts Jane and Catherine are both recipients of the Walkley Foundation's Women's Leadership in Media Award and have a little bit of clout themselves.

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Women With Clout (AUS)

Phillipa McGuinness

Acclaimed non-fiction publisher, Phillipa McGuinness, discusses the 'Sliding Doors' moment that lead her down the path of publishing, the future of reading in a Netflix world and how writing her first book, The Year Everything Changed: 2001, gave her space to talk about the devastating loss of her son, Daniel.
00:34:54 8/6/2019

Past Episodes

Professor of Gender and Employment Relations at The University of Sydney, Marian Baird, opens up about her fierce dedication to improving women's working lives - including her pivotal role getting Australia's first national paid parental leave scheme off the ground - and why she's making no apologies for it.
00:33:15 8/6/2019
Hosts Jane and Catherine speak to former Sex Discrimination Commissioner and 2016 NSW Australian of the Year, Elizabeth Broderick, about her current role advising the UN on how to raise the status of women and girls on a global scale and the importance of highlighting the human face of inequality. 
00:34:47 7/16/2019
Cancer researcher and founder of the STEMMinist Book Club, Caroline Ford, chats to hosts Jane and Catherine about her pioneering work in women's health, the gender equity challenges facing women in academia and, of course, all those bits of the body you're not supposed to talk about.
00:32:15 7/16/2019
Hosts Jane and Catherine say if you have money, you have choices. Founder of The Remarkable Woman, Shivani Gopal, shares how experience of leaving an arranged marriage led her to become a crusader for financial independence for women.
00:39:56 3/6/2019
Softly spoken, corporate powerhouse and self-confessed maths nerd, Miriam Silva, speaks about the challenges she's faced as Muslim woman in the corporate sphere and how she's overcome them.
00:34:36 3/6/2019
Hosts Jane and Catherine are playing the game. Businesswoman, philanthropist and former Vice President of the Western Bulldogs Football Club, Susan Alberti, opens up about her passion for giving women equal opportunities in sport and what keeps her going, despite facing incredible adversity, including facing cancer and her husband's sudden and tragic death.
00:33:01 3/6/2019
Hosts Jane and Catherine discuss the rebel with a cause. CEO of Domestic Violence NSW and 2019 Order of Australia Medal recipient, Moo Baulch, opens up about her incredible quest to stop violence against women, how she came to meet her birth mother at the age of 25 and why she's always had a 'little bit of attitude'.
00:38:02 1/29/2019
Hosts Jane and Catherine are speaking out and standing tall. Lawyer and community advocate, Nyadol Nyuon, opens up about her childhood growing up in a Kenyan refugee camp, how she became a voice for African-Australian communities and why - despite her height - she's going keeping wearing those goddamn heels.
00:32:14 1/13/2019
Hosts Jane and Catherine discuss discuss how fear led me to Harvard. Legal academic, filmmaker and writer, Larissa Behrendt, speaks candidly about becoming the first Aboriginal woman to graduate from Harvard Law School, her landmark feature documentary After the Apology and why her mum thinks she’d be the best astronaut ever.
00:29:10 1/13/2019
Hosts Jane and Catherine discuss want more women on boards, please. Director of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, Libby Lyons, lets us in on the secret to speaking up, her terrible performance review ratings and why she thinks men should play more netball. Plus, Libby reveals what this year’s Gender Equality Scorecard says about how women are tracking in the workplace – and why we can still do better when it comes to women on boards.
00:38:47 11/12/2018

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