Dr Ramona Vijeyarasa is an Associate Professor and Juris Doctor Program Head in the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology Sydney. Her latest book, The Woman President: Leadership, Law and Legacy for Women Based on Experiences from South and Southeast Asia is out now with OUP. Dr Vijeyarasa is the Chief Investigator behind the Gender Legislative Index, a tool designed to promote the enactment of legislation that works more effectively to improve women’s lives. Her work innovatively combines law, engineering and data science to reinvigorate decades-long debates about the law’s role in addressing gender inequality. Dr Vijeyarasa’s research is informed by a decade working in civil society.