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 Foundations Womens Leadership in Media Award and have a little bit of clout themselves.


  • Kirstin Ferguson

    Kirstin Ferguson

    08/09/2020 Duração: 30min

    Business leader, company director and award-winning leadership expert Dr Kirstin Ferguson talks about her 'late onset' feminism, how joining the airforce at 17 was a defining experience in her life and why she created the #CelebratingWomen campaign. See for privacy information.

  • Megan Latham

    Megan Latham

    08/09/2020 Duração: 27min

    Megan Latham was a judge of the Supreme Court of NSW and the sole Commissioner of the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption from 2014 to 2016. She began her career as a solicitor before becoming Crown Prosecutor, then Crown Advocate of NSW - the first woman to hold this post. Megan talks about presiding over controversial cases, being treated differently as a female judge and why it's still difficult to be a woman who exercises power. See for privacy information.

  • Julia Banks

    Julia Banks

    08/09/2020 Duração: 30min

    Julia Banks' leadership experience spans a career in law, the corporate business world and as a Member of Federal Parliament. She talks about the key differences between working in a corporate role as opposed to as an MP, the toxic behaviours in politics and how the barriers for women in public life are changing. See for privacy information.

  • Samantha Solon-Biet

    Samantha Solon-Biet

    14/04/2020 Duração: 30min

    Can what a mother eats during pregnancy have an effect on the biological make-up of her child? Nutritional biologist Dr. Samantha Solon-Biet talks about maternal nutrition, its intergenerational influence on obesity and metabolic disorders, and the role a mother’s diet during pregnancy plays in the future health of her child.

  • Nicolette Rubinsztein

    Nicolette Rubinsztein

    14/04/2020 Duração: 34min

    Superannuation expert, qualified actuary and mother of three, Nicolette Rubinsztein is currently a non-executive director at UniSuper, SuperEd and the Actuaries Institute, and has won multiple awards for her contributions to superannuation policy. Nicolette discusses fairness in the industry, how she blends work and motherhood without feeling guilty, and her outlook on the future of women in STEMM careers.

  • Women With Clout Trailer

    Women With Clout Trailer

    11/02/2020 Duração: 01min
  • Ashton Applewhite

    Ashton Applewhite

    11/02/2020 Duração: 32min

    Why do we fear ageing and what are the ramifications of ageism across the workforce, society and at home? Writer and activist, Ashton Applewhite, talks about the myths and stereotypes that we build around older people, particularly women, and how we can overcome them.

  • Mona Mohammed

    Mona Mohammed

    11/02/2020 Duração: 35min

    The power of community connection. Founder and CEO of Community Support Services, Mona Mahamed, has dedicated her life to taking those in need under her wing. She shares the hurdles and heartwarming moments involved in creating a safe space for refugees, asylum seekers and students from broken families to come together.

  • Nina Funnell

    Nina Funnell

    11/02/2020 Duração: 45min

    Walkley-award winning journalist, advocate and campaigner, Nina Funnell, opens up about her fight to give survivors of sexual assault a voice through her powerful campaign, Let Her Speak. 

  • Dannielle Miller

    Dannielle Miller

    06/11/2019 Duração: 34min

    Helping girls develop self-worth and resilience. CEO of award-winning platform, Enlighten Education, Dannielle Miller, speaks about why she's dedicated her life to helping young females tackle important issues like body image, suicide prevention, domestic violence and even the state of toilets in schools.

  • Kate Jenkins

    Kate Jenkins

    06/11/2019 Duração: 41min

    Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Kate Jenkins, gives us a unique insight into her tireless work on the National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces, the positive effect women's sport is having on gender equality within the broader community, plus why she won't be sharing her Mars Bar.

  • Phillipa McGuinness

    Phillipa McGuinness

    06/08/2019 Duração: 34min

    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.

  • Marian Baird

    Marian Baird

    06/08/2019 Duração: 33min

    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.

  • Caroline Ford

    Caroline Ford

    16/07/2019 Duração: 32min

    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.

  • Elizabeth Broderick

    Elizabeth Broderick

    16/07/2019 Duração: 34min

    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. 

  • Miriam Silva

    Miriam Silva

    06/03/2019 Duração: 34min

    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.

  • Shivani Gopal

    Shivani Gopal

    06/03/2019 Duração: 39min

    Hosts Jane and Catherine say if you have money, you have choices. Founder of The Remarkable Woman, Shivani Gopal, shares how the experience of leaving an arranged marriage led her to become a crusader for financial independence for women.

  • Susan Alberti

    Susan Alberti

    06/03/2019 Duração: 33min

    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.

  • Moo Baulch

    Moo Baulch

    29/01/2019 Duração: 38min

    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'.

  • Nyadol Nyuon

    Nyadol Nyuon

    13/01/2019 Duração: 32min

    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.

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