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Julia's Current Work

Philanthropic & Academic

The Global Partnership for Education (GPE)


Chair of the Board of Directors

Ms Gillard has served as Chair since February 2014.The Global Partnership for Education is a global funding body that works to ensure that every child receives a quality school education, prioritising the poorest, most vulnerable and those living in countries affected by fragility and conflict. In July 2015 Ms Gillard was also appointed to the Commission on Financing for Global Education, a high level commission tasked with identifying more effective and better coordinated ways to deploy resources to ensure that children are in school and learning.

Global Partnership

Beyond Blue


Chair of the Board of Directors

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live. Ms Gillard has served as Chair since 2017.

Beyond Blue

The Global Institute for Women’s Leadership at Kings College London


Inaugural Chair

Launched in April 2018, the Global Institute for Women's Leadership brings together rigorous research, practice and advocacy to better understand and address the causes of women’s underrepresentation in leadership positions across sectors and countries, and the way gender negatively impacts the evaluation of women leaders.

Global Institute for Women’s Leadership

CAMFED – Campaign for Female Education


Patron

Camfed is a non-profit organisation dedicated to eradicating poverty in Africa through the education of girls and the empowerment of young women.

CAMFED

University of Adelaide


Honorary Professor

An alumnus, Ms Gillard joined the University of Adelaide as an Honorary Professor in 2013. She now enjoys delivering an annual public lecture at the University, as well as regular guest lectures to students in the Department of History and Politics. She also hosts interns from the University in her office each year. Ms Gillard received an Honorary Doctorate of the University in April 2019.

University of Adelaide

John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library


Patron

The John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library recognises the contribution to Australian society of wartime prime minister and international statesman, John Curtin (1885-1945). It is Australia’s first prime ministerial library and is situated on the Bentley campus of Curtin University in Perth, Australia. Ms Gillard has served as Patron since January 2015.

John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library

The Brookings Institution


Distinguished Fellow, Center for Universal Education

The Center for Universal Education is one of the world’s leading policy centres focused on universal quality education in the developing world.

The Brookings Institution

Teacher Magazine


Regular columnist

Ms Gillard writes a quarterly column for Teacher Magazine.

Teacher Magazine

Scholarships

Emily’s List


The Julia Gillard Next Generation Scholarship is awarded to future progressive women leaders and is administered by Emily’s List, a financial and political support network for progressive Australian Labor Party women candidates.

Emily’s List

Curtin University


The Julia Gillard Women in Leadership Scholarship has been established to encourage and support women develop the required skills to become leaders in their field. Academically gifted female students of the University who display leadership qualities and have the desire to develop themselves as a leader are eligible to be nominated for this scholarship.

Curtin University

Business and Commercial

Andela


Board Member

Andela was founded in 2014 to build a network of technology leaders on the African continent and bridge the divide between the U.S. and African tech sectors.

Andela

Amplo Ventire Capital Fund


Adviser to the Board

Amplo is a global venture capital firm that helps build innovative companies.

Amplo Ventire Capital Fund

CVS Lane Capital Partners


Board Member

CVS Lane Capital Partners is a boutique property investment and finance house.

CVS Lane Capital Partners