An advocate for women's leadership, the Honorable Julia Gillard was 27th Prime Minister of Australia.

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Hon Julia Gillard is the inaugural chair of the Global Insitute for Women's Leadership at Kings College London, which addresses women's underrepresentation in leadership through research, practice and advocacy. She is coauthor of Women and Leadership: Real Lives, Real Lessons with Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. She is the patron of CAMFED, the Campaign for Female Education, and serves as the chair of the global funding body for education in developing countries, the Global Partnership for Education. Gillard is also the chair of Beyond Blue, Australia's leading mental health awareness body.

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