Jamila Rizvi is a best-selling author for adults and children and an opinion columnist for The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. She is the Chief of Content, Community and Online Learning at Nine’s Future Women and hosts a number of podcasts, The Weekend Briefing, Anonymous Was A Woman and The Secret Life of Carers. Jamila previously advised the Australian Government on gender equality, child care, media and employment.
She has been named in the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence and is a 2020 Women and Leadership Australia award winner. She was formerly a board member of the Melbourne Writers Festival and is currently an ambassador for PLAN International and the Royal Melbourne Hospital Neuroscience Foundation.
The Festival of Questions: Day Pass
Julian Burnside, Oslo Davis, Geraldine Doogue, Lauren Duca, Gareth Evans, Deborah Frances-White, Rebecca Huntley, Krissy Kneen, Anna Krien, Jack Latimore, Kenan Malik, George Megalogenis, Shireen Morris, Shen Narayanasamy, Rita Panahi, Jordan Raskopoulos, Helen Razer, Jamila Rizvi, Geoffrey Robertson, Sally Warhaft, Tim Wilson
Questions for the Nation: Melbourne
Gareth Evans, Julian Burnside, Geraldine Doogue, Jack Latimore, Shireen Morris, Helen Razer, Jamila Rizvi, Deborah Frances-White, Rebecca Huntley
What the Hell? The Handmaid's Tale in 2017
Deborah Frances-White, Lauren Duca, Krissy Kneen, Celeste Liddle, Quinn Eades, Jamila Rizvi
The Show of the Year 2017
Casey Bennetto, Isabel Angus, Dave Arden, Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa, Ladychoir, Anthony 'Lehmo' Lehmann, Lawrence Leung, Ali Moore, Angela Pippos, Michael Williams, Jamila Rizvi, Selina Jenkins
A World of Difference: Decolonising Feminism
Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Fatima Bhutto, Intan Paramaditha, Ruby Hamad, Jamila Rizvi
Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Aminatou Sow, Aretha Brown, Ariel Levy, Bhenji Ra, Caroline Martin, Clare Wright, Courtney Barnett, Curtis Sittenfeld, Fatima Bhutto, Fran Kelly, Gala Vanting, Helen Garner, Intan Paramaditha, Jamila Rizvi, Jax Jacki Brown, Jia Tolentino, Maria Tumarkin, Mehreen Faruqi, Michelle Law, Mona Eltahawy, Monica Lewinsky, Nayuka Gorrie, Nicole Kalms, Nicole Lee, Patricia Cornelius, Raquel Willis, Ruby Hamad, Santilla Chingaipe, Sarah Krasnostein, Sisonke Msimang, Sophie Black, Tressie McMillan Cottom, Zadie Smith