18 episodes

Former Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard presents a podcast in her role as Chair of the Global Institute for Women's Leadership. In each episode Julia leads a thoughtful but fun discussion with well-known female (and some male) leaders from the worlds of business, entertainment, media, sport and many more. By celebrating their stories and learning the lessons from their lives, the podcast gives us insight into what needs to be done so more women get to lead.


Earnings from the podcast will go back into funding for the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership, furthering the work they do to create a world in which being a woman is no barrier to being a leader.

A Podcast of One's Own with Julia Gillard A Podcast of One's Own with Julia Gillard

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Former Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard presents a podcast in her role as Chair of the Global Institute for Women's Leadership. In each episode Julia leads a thoughtful but fun discussion with well-known female (and some male) leaders from the worlds of business, entertainment, media, sport and many more. By celebrating their stories and learning the lessons from their lives, the podcast gives us insight into what needs to be done so more women get to lead.


Earnings from the podcast will go back into funding for the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership, furthering the work they do to create a world in which being a woman is no barrier to being a leader.

    Emma Watkins on gender stereotyping

    Emma Watkins on gender stereotyping

    Julia talks to Emma Watkins, aka Emma Wiggle, the first and only woman to be part of Australia’s hit children’s entertainment group the Wiggles. She talks about dealing with backlash when she became the first female Wiggle, how she connected with mothers all over the world when she developed the painful condition endometriosis, and how she encourages children to be themselves, free from stereotypes, so that “boys can be Emma too”.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 39 min
    Mary Beard on women in academia

    Mary Beard on women in academia

    Julia talks to Cambridge Classics Professor and TV historian Mary Beard, who discusses the first recorded examples of misogyny in Ancient Greek mythology, fighting back when told she was “too ugly” for TV and why we need more women professors. 


    If you enjoyed this episode or any others, please rate and review us on your preferred podcast provider. It really helps us reach more listeners with our message of a more gender-equal world.
     
    Any earnings from the podcast go back into funding for the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership, furthering the work we do to create a world in which being a woman is not a barrier to becoming a leader. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 42 min
    Deborah Frances-White on women and guilt

    Deborah Frances-White on women and guilt

    The Guilty Feminist Deborah Frances-White talks to Julia about the power of podcasting in making women’s voices heard and why women need to rid themselves of unnecessary guilt that holds them back. Frances-White believes her confessional and collaborative show, which is one of the most popular podcasts of all time, in which guests share the ways they’ve “failed” as feminists, can play a role in building women’s confidence and mobilising a movement for inclusive and open feminism.


    If you enjoyed this episode or any others, please rate and review us on your preferred podcast provider. It really helps us reach more listeners with our message of a more gender-equal world.
     
    Any earnings from the podcast go back into funding for the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership, furthering the work we do to create a world in which being a woman is not a barrier to becoming a leader. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 45 min
    Asher Keddie on women in TV

    Asher Keddie on women in TV

    Leading Australian actor Asher Keddie opens up about the pressure fame has brought, the toxic culture around celebrity and her drive to support women in front of and behind the camera. She talks to Julia about the value of telling female-focused stories to open up conversations on gender equality, and her hope for a gender equal future in TV, as women's confidence and representation grows in her industry.


    If you enjoyed this episode or any others, please rate and review us on your preferred podcast provider. It really helps us reach more listeners with our message of a more gender-equal world.
     
    Any earnings from the podcast go back into funding for the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership, furthering the work we do to create a world in which being a woman is not a barrier to becoming a leader. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 36 min
    Penny Mordaunt on women in the military

    Penny Mordaunt on women in the military

    UK Conservative MP and Britain’s first ever female Secretary of State for Defence, Penny Mordaunt, talks to Julia about her military upbringing, the challenges women disproportionately face in politics, and how her briefs as International Development and then Defence Secretary opened her eyes to the way empowering women helps solve world challenges. 
     
    If you enjoyed this episode or any others, please rate and review us on your preferred podcast provider. It really helps us reach more listeners with our message of a more gender-equal world.
     
    Any earnings from the podcast go back into funding for the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership, furthering the work we do to create a world in which being a woman is not a barrier to becoming a leader.
     
    Sign up to receive updates and event invitations from the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 44 min
    Marcia Langton on Aboriginal women’s rights

    Marcia Langton on Aboriginal women’s rights

    In the first episode of series two of A Podcast of One’s Own, Julia talks to leading academic and Indigenous activist Professor Marica Langton. As the Foundation Chair in Australian Indigenous Studies, Distinguished Professor and Associate Provost at the University of Melbourne, Marcia has spent her life spotlighting the inequalities faced by Aboriginal Australians, especially women and girls.


    In the first episode of series two of A Podcast of One’s Own, Julia talks to leading academic and Indigenous activist Professor Marica Langton. As the Foundation Chair in Australian Indigenous Studies, Distinguished Professor and Associate Provost at the University of Melbourne, Marcia has spent her life spotlighting the inequalities faced by Aboriginal Australians, especially women and girls.


    If you enjoyed this episode or any others, please rate and review us on your preferred podcast provider. It really helps us reach more listeners with whom we can share our message of a more gender-equal world.


    Any earnings from the podcast go back into funding for the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership, furthering the work we do to create a world in which being a woman is not a barrier to becoming a leader.


    Sign up to receive updates and event invitations from the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 42 min

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