Victoria Police + Future Women podcast

Listen to Future Women's podcast interviews with Lauren Callaway and Ilsa Wakeling, about their approach to leadership within Victoria Police.

Helen McCabe, founder of Future Women, interviews two prominent female leaders in Victoria Police. Our Assistant Commissioner Lauren Callaway and Acting Superintendent Ilsa Wakeling share their experiences on what being a leader means to them.

About the Future Women podcasts

Through the Future Women podcasts, we hear from influential women within Victoria Police. They share the journey of their careers with Victoria Police, and the positive changes they have made for future women joining the organisation.   

Episode: Lauren Callaway on being seen as "tough"

As part of the Leadership Series, Lauren recalls what called her to join Victoria Police, how she developed her leadership style, and the variety of roles that are available to women in Victoria Police. 

She shares how the police officer role has developed over the years and how the work they do allows them to give real support to people who need it.

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Episode: Ilsa Wakeling was "too unwell"

As part of the Too Much series, Ilsa Wakeling shares how the support of her peers and a strong mentor helped her to overcome the stigma of being “too unwell.”

She is now in the health, safety and wellbeing space, paving a better path for the women following her lead.

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Listen on Spotify and Google Podcasts.