Yasmin Poole, Georgie Dent & Jane Caro

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Joining Virginia Haussegger to cast a razor-sharp gender lens over week three of an Australian Federal election campaign that already feels like it's lasted a lifetime is a stellar panel of outstanding commentators.

Yasmin Poole is an award-winning speaker, writer and youth advocate, and a newly minted Rhodes Scholar. She is Plan International’s National Ambassador, and a Non-Executive Board Director of OzHarvest, and YWCA, a national feminist organisation that has supported women and girls for 140 years. She has appeared on television programs such as Q+A, The Drum and The Project. In 2019, Yasmin was the youngest member of the Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence and Top 40 Under 40 Most Influential Asian Australians.

Jane Caro AM is a Walkley Award winning author and columnist who is standing as a candidate for Reason Australia for the Senate in the upcoming election.

Georgie Dent is a journalist, editor, author, and prominent advocate for women's empowerment, gender equality and mental health. She is the Executive Director of The Parenthood and the author of Breaking Badly.

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