Gai Brodtmann served as a member of the Australian House of Representatives for the seat of Canberra from 2010 until 2019. She served as Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Defence and later Shadow Assistant Minister for Cyber Security and Defence Personnel. Gai serves on several boards including the Australian Strategic Policy Institute council, the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, and Endometriosis Australia, and the Sapien Cyber advisory board. In this podcast, she shares her experience of growing up where money suddenly became tight. As a result, she is passionate about women becoming financially literate to 'grip it up' and know where their money is going.