A Podcast of One's Own with Julia Gillard
Kate Mosse on giving voice to unheard women in history
Season 3, Ep. 11
In this episode, Julia is joined by Kate Mosse, a British novelist, non-fiction and short story writer, founder of the Women's Prize for Fiction – the largest annual celebration of women's writing in the world – and creator of the global campaign, #WomanInHistory, launched in January 2021 to honour, celebrate and promote women’s achievements throughout history. Kate shares what inspired her to start writing, the power of fiction to give voice to unheard women and her experience as a live-in carer during the pandemic.
Spotlight on the Stella Prize – Celebrating women's writing
Season 3, Ep. 23
Now in its 10th year, the Stella Prize is a major literary award celebrating Australian women’s writing and championing diversity and cultural change.To celebrate the 2022 prize,Julia sits down with EvelynAraluen, this year’s prize winner, to discuss her award-winning debut book,Drop Bear, which weaves together past and present, her personal history and the story of indigenous Australia through powerful lyrical verse. Evelyn shares her writing experience, her journey into poetry and what it’s been like being recognised by the prize.Julia also speaks with Jaclyn Booton, the Executive Director of the Stella Prize, about how it was established and why it is so important to spotlight Australian women’s writing. Evie Wyld also joins this bumper episode to share her experience as the 2021 prize winner and talk about her critically acclaimed novel,The Bass Rock.Show notesLearn more about the Stella Prize athttps://stella.org.au/prize/The 2022 Prize winning book,Drop Bearby EvelynAraluen is available in Australia athttps://www.uqp.com.au/books/dropbearThe 2021 Prize winning novel,The Bass Rockby Evie Wyld is available in Australia athttps://www.penguin.com.au/books/the-bass-rock-9781761045301and in the UK athttps://www.waterstones.com/book/the-bass-rock/evie-wyld/9781784705497
Theresa May and Julia Gillard: an International Women's Day conversation
Season 3, Ep. 22
In this special episode – which is a recording from a live Global Institute for Women’s Leadership event held in London in the week of International Women’s Day, in partnership with Ipsos UK – Julia speaks toTheresa May, who in 2016 became only the second woman to serve as UK prime minister.The two former leaders sat down to discuss their experiences at the highest level of politics, the obstacles they faced, and what we can do to improve gender equality and women's political representation.You can watch the full event at https://tinyurl.com/MayGillardIWD.
Kelly Beaver: Spotlight on global attitudes to gender equality
Season 3, Ep. 21
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’re bringing you a special episode of the podcast. This will be the first of our Spotlight series, where we take a deep-dive into the latest research, news and ideas on gender equality and hear from incredible researchers at the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership and beyond.We’re delighted to be joined today by Kelly Beaver, the recently appointed Chief Executive of Ipsos UK, and first woman to hold that role. Ahead of International Women's Day, Kelly's fantastic team have partnered with the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership on a new global survey of more than 20,000 people across 30 countries looking at attitudes to gender equality, feminism, harassment, abuse and more. Here, she unpacks some of the findings.