When she was sworn in as the prime minister of Australia for the Labor Party in 2010, Gillard became the first ever woman to serve in that position. During her
When she was sworn in as the prime minister of Australia for the Labor Party in 2010, Gillard became the first ever woman to serve in that position. During her tenure, she delivered nation-changing policies, including reforming Australian education at every level, improving quality of and access to health care, and creating an emissions trading scheme to combat climate change.
An impassioned speech Gillard gave in parliament about misogyny in politics was widely praised and came to define her prime ministership.
She will talk to Guardian columnist Williams about her own career, the challenges women face as leaders and how her work on women’s equality is evolving within the current global pandemic, in a live-streamed discussion where you will have the chance to ask your questions in real time.
Running time: 60 minutes
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(Thursday) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm