Dr Leslie Cannold is an award-wining author, ethicist and sought after keynote speaker and panel presenter. She has been noted by The Power Index and Fairfax as one of Australia’s most influential thinkers and most influential Melbourne women.. In 2011 Leslie was honoured as Australian Humanist of the Year. Leslie is a regular guest on ABC TV’s Moral Compass, an adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of International Business and Asian Studies at Griffith University and Senior Lecturer at the Gender, Leadership & Social Sustainability Research Unit at Monash. The author of non-fiction books The Abortion Myth and What, No Baby, Leslie’s latest book is an historical novel, The Book of Rachael, published by Text.