About this event

  • Date and time Wed 14 Sep 2022 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Registration and drinks reception: 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Event: 7:00pm to 8:15pm
  • Optional dinner: 8:30pm to 11:00pm

Join The Hon Julia Gillard, AC, 27th Prime Minister of Australia and the first and only woman to serve in that role, in this In Conversation Live in-person event at the Royal Society of Medicine. Interviewed by Professor Sir Simon Wessely, she will discuss leaving office and her time dedicated to advocacy, governance roles and writing.

For this ICL in-person meeting, you can choose between attending the event only (including nibbles and drinks) or staying for the optional dinner afterwards for an additional price (Dinner can not be purchased separately since it is an add-on to the event ticket). This event offers special pricing on tickets and dinner intended only to cover our costs. Therefore, we would greatly appreciate any additional donations for attending. Thank you for your generosity.

In 2021, Julia Gillard was appointed Chair of Wellcome, a global charitable foundation based in the UK, which supports science to solve urgent worldwide health challenges. Julia is also the founder and inaugural Chair of the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership at Kings College London and Chair of its sister Institute at the Australian National University. GIWL strives for a world where being a woman is neither a barrier to becoming a leader in any field nor a contributor to negative perceptions of an individual’s leadership. In 2014, Julia joined the Board of Beyond Blue, one of Australia’s foremost mental health awareness bodies, and has served as Chair since 2017. As a life-long advocate for increasing access to education, especially in developing nations, Julia was Chair of the Global Partnership of Education from 2014 to 2021.   

Julia wrote My Story, a memoir based on her experience as Prime Minister. Her second book, Women and Leadership: Real Lives, Real Lessons, co-authored by Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, explores the challenges women face in leadership.

*There may be slight changes to the advertised start and end times of this event, subject to Julia Gillard's work requirements.

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Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this event will close on 12 September 2022 at 12:30pm (BST)

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