We enjoyed bringing you our first anthology so much that we are doing it again for International Women’s Day 2018 – this time in podcasts. This year, we have partnered with Centre for Health Equity Training Research and Evaluation at the University of NSW chetre.org to bring a focus on women’s wellbeing.

We ask some pretty special Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and one ally for their thoughts around this year’s theme #PressForProgress http://internationalwomensday.com

Marilyn Wise - head shot


Associate Professor Marilyn Wise has 25 years’ experience in the field of health promotion as a practitioner, service director and researcher. Her main fields of current interest are influencing public policy to create conditions for equity and population health, Health Impact Assessment, and contributing to strengthening the capacity of Aboriginal communities to promote health.

Marilyn has been a member of the editorial boards of the Australia and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Health Promotion Journal of Australia, Promotion and Education, and Drug and Alcohol Review, and has written more than 50 articles, editorials, book chapters and government reports.

She has served as Regional Vice President and Global Vice President (advocacy) of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education. She has also been a Technical Advisor to the World Health Organization in Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Thailand.

Marilyn is conducting research to find ways to increase the power of minority populations to set public policy agendas, to frame problems and solutions, and to influence public policy.



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