Jamila Rizvi is a diversity, equity and inclusion expert, best-selling author, and sought-after public speaker. She is Deputy Managing Director of Future Women, an organisation that helps women who face barriers to employment return to work and advises employers on gender equality.
Jamila is an author for adults and children, and a columnist for Sunday Life magazine, available weekly as part of The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. Jamila is also a co-host on The Briefing podcast.
Previously, Jamila advised the Rudd and Gillard Governments on gender, early childhood education, media, and employment participation. She has been named in the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence and was a 2020 Women and Leadership Australia award winner.
Jamila is a board member of the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas, and an ambassador for PLAN International and the Royal Melbourne Hospital Neuroscience Foundation. She lives and works on Wurundjeri country.
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