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Role: Chair of the Board

Global Partnership for Education

Ms Gillard has served as the Chair of the Board of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) since February 2014. GPE is a leading organisation dedicated to expanding access to, and better quality, education worldwide. 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.
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Role: Distinguished Fellow

Brookings

Ms Gillard is a Distinguished Fellow with the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution in Washington, one of the world’s leading policy centres focused on universal quality education in the developing world.
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Role: Honorary Professor

The University of Adelaide

Ms Gillard joined the University of Adelaide as an Honorary Professor in 2013. A former alumnus of the university, she now enjoys delivering regular guest lectures to students in the Department of History and Politics and hosts an intern in her office each year.
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Role: Board Member

beyondblue

Ms Gillard serves on the board of directors of beyondblue, an iconic Australian organisation committed to helping Australians understand and manage anxiety and depression. On 1 July Julia will take up the position of Chair of beyondblue.