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Ida Lichter

Ida Lichter is a Sydney-based psychiatrist. Her book, The Secret Magic of Music: Conversations with Musical Masters (Evgeny Kissin, Foreword), explores the value of music in society. She has been involved with music for most of her life and studied piano performance and theory before taking up a career in medicine. 

She is a founder and director of “Music In The Hunter,” a chamber music festival in the Hunter Valley, NSW. She is also an internationally known writer and commentator on Muslim women reformers and women's rights in Islamic countries and the author of Muslim Women Reformers: Inspiring Voices Against Oppression. Ida writes for The Australian and The Huffington Post U.S. and appears on radio and television.

My Speakers Sessions

Sunday, August 28

5:45pm AEST