A Conversation With Julia Gillard, the Former Prime Minister of Australia
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Julia Gillard was the first woman in Australia to be prime minister. But she came from humble beginnings. Her father was from a coal mining village in Wales and never went to high school. He moved the family to Australia for a better life and to give his children a better education. Gillard has never forgotten that. She’s worked for decades on education reform - first as politician in Australia and now as the chair of a global education coalition. Join guest host Susan Page for a discussion with the former Australian prime minister about her role in government and her current efforts to help educate children in the world’s poorest countries.
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