Dr Leslie Cannold is a consultant with a passion for generating knowledge, selling ideas and nurturing all-of-life learning. She educates, engages and advises on gender, leadership, ethics, corporate social responsibility and social media.
Leslie delivers Keynotes, Workshops and Facilitation Services for private enterprise, local government and not-for-profits. She assists those with research needs and important writing projects to get the work done professionally and on time.
Leslie’s positive contributions to public life have been acknowledged through awards for Australian Humanist of the Year, an EVA award for gender-sensitive reporting and multiple notices as one of Australia’s most influential public intellectuals and women.
She also has gongs for best science tweeting and for responsible mainstream media reporting on violence against women. Leslie is a regular commentator on commercial and public television and radio on gender, leadership, ethics, corporate social responsibility and information and communication technology.
Leslie’s latest book, The Book of Rachael, is a fictional meditation on gender and justice in the ancient world. In a second-printing in Oz it debuted in the US & UK in 2013 and 2014.
Leslie is based at the Gender, Leadership and Social Sustainability Research Unit at Monash University.
Leslie offers professional and affordable Keynotes, Workshops and Facilitation services. She supports organisations to create, collate and utilise good data and can help anyone with an important writing project to identify critical issues and to get the job done.
26 Jan 2014: Leslie in The Age: How to Smooth the Way for Australia's Next Female PM
The Book of Rachael What if the man you loved betrayed your brother? Two thousand years ago, as a charismatic young preacher from Nazareth was gathering followers among the people of Galilee, his sister swept floors and dreamed of learning to read.
What, No Baby? takes us on journey into the lives of contemporary women who plan to have it all - marriage, motherhood and work - yet have been derailed by reluctant men, insatiably demanding jobs and ever-climbing expectations of what it takes to be a "good" mother.