Anne Summers

Anne Summers

Dr Anne Summers AO is a best-selling author, journalist and thought-leader with a long career in politics, the media, business and the non-government sector in Australia, Europe and the United States.

She is author of several books, including the classic Damned Whores and God’s Police, first published in 1975, Ducks on the Pond, her autobiography in 1999, The End of Equality, (2003) On Luck (2008) and The Lost Mother (2009). Her most recent book The Misogyny Factor was published in June 2013. She writes on politics and social issues regularly for a number of Australian newspapers including the Sydney Morning Herald. She is the editor and publisher of the digital magazine Anne Summers Reports annesummers.com.au/asr and she hosts Anne Summers Conversations, public events where she engages in discussion with well-known people.  Her first such conversation was with former Prime Minister Julia Gillard in late 2013.