Social researcher Maggie Hamilton writes books and for magazines; gives frequent talks and lectures; and is a keen observer of social trends. Maggie has held a number of senior roles at the ABC and in publishing, where she set up and ran the Inspired Living imprint for Allen & Unwin.
Her professional memberships have included, serving on the Executive of the Sydney Peace Foundation; as a Member of the Organising Committee for the Federation Australian Women Speak Conference, Office for the Status of Women, set up to examine the future of Australian women; and most recently as a founding member of the Heart of Australia Day organising committee.
Maggie’s books, which have been published in over a dozen countries worldwide, include What Men Don’t Talk About, the lives of real men and boys behind our stereotypes; What’s Happening to Our Girls? and What’s Happening to Our Boys? the 21st century issues boys and girls face, and practical workable solutions; and her new book When We Become Strangers: How Loneliness Leaks Into Our Lives and What We Can Do About It.