Germaine Greer is one of the world’s leading feminists and academics who is best known for her published works including The Female Eunuch, Sex and Destiny, Shakespeare’s Wife and more. An incredibly articulate speaker, Germaine provokes thought and discussion with her insights, whether in published work or at speaking engagements. In her capacity as a diversity and inclusion speaker, Jermaine educates audiences on the importance of promoting equality and acceptance, backed by over 50 years of expertise.
Germaine’s books and theories on feminism and a range of societal issues have made her a household name and a regular on TV and radio talk shows such as Newsnight. This recognisability has led her to appear on a variety of other shows including Celebrity Big Brother, Would I Lie to You? and Room 101. As well as gender discrimination, Germaine has explored several other important issues which she is able to discuss as a speaker including biodiversity, climate change and rainforest conservation.
Born in Australia, it was clear to see that Germain had proficiency in academia from an early age. She went on to attend some of the most illustrious institutions including Cambridge University. From here she moved to Leamington Spa to work as an assistant lecturer at the University of Warwick where she began her early writings and television appearances. In 1970 Germaine published her first book The Female Eunuch which provided a systematic deconstruction of concepts such as womanhood and femininity outlining how women are forced to assume submissive roles in a male-dominated society. The book instantly became an international best-seller and continues to be referenced for its influence.
Currently, Germaine remains an influential feminist, supporting women globally in defining their own values rather than accepting the patriarchal concepts of the modern world. Having spent the last 50 years pioneering the next wave of feminism and challenging outdated views, Germaine makes for a fascinating speaker. Able to share insights on the importance of championing diversity and inclusion in personal and professional lives, Germaine’s presentations leave a long-lasting positive impact.