Tracey Spicer AM is an award-winning author, journalist and broadcaster who has anchored programs for ABC TV and radio, Network Ten, Sky News and 2UE.
Tracey is the national co-founder of Women in Media, Outspoken Women and NOW Australia, and works as a presentation and media trainer for the Australian Film, Television and Radio School.
In 2018, she was named one of the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence, winning the Social Enterprise and Not-For-Profit category. She was also named Agenda Setter of the Year by Women’s Agenda. For her 30 years of media and charity work, Tracey has been awarded the Order of Australia.
Highlights of her outstanding career include writing, producing and presenting documentaries on women and girls in Bangladesh, Kenya, Uganda, Papua New Guinea and India, and the National Breast Cancer Foundation in Australia. She is an Ambassador for ActionAid, World Vision, NSW Cancel Council, QUT’s Learning Potential Fund and SISTER2sister, and Patron of the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance.
Her first book, the Good Girl Stripped Bare, became a bestseller within weeks of publication, while her TEDx Talk, the Lady Stripped Bare, has attracted more than five million views worldwide.
Tracey’s essays have appeared in dozens of books including Women of Letters, She’s Having a Laugh, Father Figures, Unbreakable, and Bewitched & Bedevilled: Women Write the Gillard Years.
She is currently working on a book and documentary about the #metoo movement, which she spearheaded in Australia through tireless investigative journalism. But her greatest joy is spending time with her husband, Jason, and children Taj and Grace.