Virginia Haussegger AM

Director 5050 by 2030 Foundation

Virginia Haussegger is a passionate women's advocate, award-winning television journalist and communication specialist whose media career spans more than 25 years. She is Director of the 50/50 by 2030 Foundation, a gender equality research initiative at the University of Canberra’s Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis (IGPA). Virginia is a Fellow of the Australia New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG), and the 2019 ACT Australian of the Year. She sits on various arts, media and NGO boards and committees. In 2014, she was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for service to the community.