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Maggie Kirkman

Dr Maggie Kirkman is a psychologist and a Senior Research Fellow in Global and Women’s Health at Monash University. She taught kindergarten children, children with hearing impairments and children with profound disabilities before attending university in her thirties – after which she lectured at her old teachers’ college and tutored at the University of Melbourne. She gained a PhD at fifty and worked at La Trobe and Melbourne universities before moving to Monash in 2011. Her research includes women’s experiences of infertility, abortion, donor-assisted conception, breast cancer and ageing. Maggie is the author of My Sister’s Child (with Linda Kirkman, Penguin) and the editor of Sperm Wars (with Heather Grace Jones, ABC Books).  She has been featured in the Australian media, including on ABC Radio and in The Conversation.  In 2019, Maggie was recognised as an inaugural Champion for Women by Women’s Health Victoria.

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Carla Wilshire in conversation with Van Badham (Sydney)

Better Read than Dead Sydney 265 King St, Newtown, NSW, Australia

Join us with the founding CEO of The Social Policy Group, Carla Wilshire to celebrate the release of Time to Reboot: Feminism in the Algorithm Age! Carla will be in-conversation...

Carla Wilshire in conversation with Nyadol Nyuon (Melbourne)

Readings Carlton Woiworung Country, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, VIC, Australia

To acknowledge International Women’s Day we are pleased to host a discussion between the founding CEO of The Social Policy Group, Carla Wilshire and Australian lawyer and human rights advocate,...

Book Launch – My Father’s Shadow (Melbourne)

Bendigo Library Performance Space, 259 Hargreaves St, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

Monash University Publishing and Bendigo Library are delighted to invite you to an author event for: My Father’s Shadow, A Memoir Join us for a conversation with Sandra Goldbloom Zurbo....

Ronli Sifris in conversation with Mary Crooks (Melbourne)

Readings Hawthorn Woi Wurrung Country, 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, VIC, Australia

Together with the Victorian Women’s Trust we are delighted to offer you an International Women’s Day discussion between Ronli Sifris, Associate Professor in Monash University's Faculty of Law in conversation...

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