Dr Leslie Cannold consults, commentates, writes and educates on gender, leadership, ethics, corporate social responsibility and social media, Leslie is a regular on ABC TV’s Moral Compass with Geraldine Doogue and does the ethics round as part of the ABC Radio Central West Mornings' team. Leslie sits on a variety of health & ethics boards and committees and is the recipient of numerous awards and notices for her contributions to public life.
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.
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.
Based at the Gender, Leadership and Social Sustainability Research Unit at Monash University, Leslie is also Founding Faculty at the Melbourne School of Life.
Leslie offers professional and affordable Keynotes, Workshops and Facilitation services.
20 Jul 2014: Leslie talks vaccination, reality and Rolf Harris on ABC TV Moral Compass
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.