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Ruth McGowan/

Ruth is an experienced politician, working for both the state and local governments. She knows her way around public service, politics, leaderships and community engagement.

As a board member of the Victorian Women’s Trust, Ruth is a celebrant of inclusivity and diversity, seeking gender equality and is a passionate advocate for women. She co-founded the Honour a Woman movement in 2017.

Ruth was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for her outstanding community leadership following the 2009 Black Saturday bush fire disaster.

Ruth’s Book:
Get Elected

Ruth’s Website:
www.ruthmcgowan.com

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#341 – Reframing Politics With Ruth McGowan OAM

On today’s episode of The Daily Talk Show we’re joined by Ruth McGowan OAM. Ruth has more than 25 years of experience working in state and local government delivering change as a community activist. As a Board member of the Victorian Women’s Trust, Ruth fosters and celebrates inclusivity and diversity. A passionate advocate for women, Ruth co-founded the Honour a Woman movement in 2017 to seek gender equality in the Australian honours, our national awards.

Ruth was also awarded an Order of Australia Medal for outstanding community leadership after the 2009 Black Saturday bushfire disaster.

We discuss:

* Ruth’s extraordinary contribution to society
* The need for diversity in politics
* The power of youth
* Electoral campaign mistakes
* Seeing actual change
* Advice for young voters
* The place for comedy in politics
* Ruth’s book, Get Elected
* Ruth’s election day plans