Liz was kicked out of home when she was 16. Soon after, she fell pregnant and gave birth to her first daughter at 17. This was a moment of epiphany for her as she made a decision to battle through her economic disadvantage by returning to study again. She wanted to prove to her daughter that life was worthy of this life. Liz is now a very accomplished demographer and a social researcher at ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods. Listen to this podcast to hear more about Liz’ story of bravery and overcoming hardships in life that made her a successful woman she is today.
Starring Dr Liz Allen