Women Making Waves Podcast

Women Making Waves Podcast

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Featuring Inspirational Women


WMW Claudia McKenzie
Jul 4 • 36 min
We talk to musician Claudia McKenzie. Claudia talks about being a bass player in a number of bands, her own music and her identity and life in the wake of Black Lives Matter.Suzie Thorpe and Linda Ness caught up with Claudia in this frank and honest…
WMW SuRie
Jun 23 • 30 min
We meet Singer/songwriter SuRie. Her new EP “Rye” was released in May during lockdown and she says this enabled her some moments of distraction and focus but brought some very unusual challenges as well. SuRie represented the United Kingdom in the…
WMW Professor Christi Deaton
Jun 23 • 22 min
We meet Professor Christi Deaton who started out as a nurse, became really interested in the treatment of cardiovascular patients and is now the Florence Nightingale Foundation Clinical Professor of Nursing at the University of Cambridge School of…
WMW Backchat 3
May 17 • 15 min
Latest backchat is out. Still in lockdown. We talk about Instagram, world’s sorry lack of female dictators, tell your husband to clear his desk and BT man who knows his onions See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
WMW Kath Austin
May 16 • 19 min
Just after Kath Austin had a child she became troubled about using throwaway plastic. She wondered how people had stored food in the past and found that soaking cloth in Beeswax had been popular. After much experimentation she devised her own method of…
WMW Patrice Lawrence
May 16 • 25 min
Patrice Lawrence feels there is still a world where writers of colour are still under-represented. Patrice writes stories that reflect all families, families who do not have a voice or face in the world of books. Initially Patrice’s debut book Orange Boy…
WMW Jaspreet Kaur
Apr 19 • 26 min
Jaspreet Kaur is a spoken word artist, a poet, a writer, is a TEDx speaker, one half of a social change YouTube channel and the creator of brand Behind the Netra.But that’s not always been the case. Her teenage years were shattered by mental health issues…
WMW Joanna Forbes L’Estrange
Apr 18 • 30 min
Joanna Forbes L’Estrange is a singer, composer, conductor and musical coach. A woman with lots of strings to her bow - and we discover that is quite intentional. We did a brief interview with Joanna for our International Women’s day special earlier in the…
Jan Moore’s cancer diaries 7
Apr 8 • 18 min
Part 7 of Jan’s Cancer Diary. This is the final podcast relating to Jan Moore’s breast cancer treatment. Jan has now completed the radiotherapy sessions and talks about that part of the process. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
WMW Professor Catherine Barnard
Apr 4 • 15 min
Professor Catherine Barnard is an expert on the legal aspects of Brexit. She is a senior tutor at Trinity College Cambridge and apart from having written numerous books she does a podcast. Catherine talked to Linda about her life. See acast.com/privacy…
WMW Dr Shirley Thompson
Apr 4 • 38 min
Composer Shirley Thompson OBE is recognised for her unique approach to making music. Shirley pushes the boundaries of classical music arrangements and has recently been recognised for bringing more audiences to the genre with an OBE in 2019 for Services…
WMW Backchat 2
Apr 3 • 7 min
Suzie Thorpe and Linda Ness chat about applauding the NHS (with bells), Stay Safe, lockdown cooking, where has all the flour gone? what will happen when we’re all allowed outside again? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
WMW Back Chat 1
Mar 29 • 15 min
Evesdrop on the conversation we have after recording the Women Making Waves radio show….. an over the garden fence conversation. Well, over the internet anyway. Suzie Thorpe and Linda Ness, do the Women Making Waves Backchat, See acast.com/privacy for…
WMW Sara Marshall - Tampon Tax
Mar 21 • 15 min
VAT on sanitary products is about to be scrapped - good news long overdue. However there is another side to this, because money raised from the VAT has been used to help support females facing issues such as domestic and sexual abuse, mental health and…
WMW Sonita Alleyne
Mar 21 • 24 min
We were really excited to hear that Sonita Alleyne OBE had been appointed Master of Jesus College. Sonita is the first woman to lead the college since its foundation in 1496. Linda Ness spoke to her about the job and her life.(photo credit Damian Paul…
WMW Anya Navidski
Feb 1 • 24 min
Anya is the Founding Partner at Voulez Capital – Europe’s first venture capital fund for female founders. Anya is an Investor in Residence at Google for Startups, the winner of the Women in Finance Specialist Investor of the Year 2019 award and has been…
WMW Zion Lights
Feb 1 • 29 min
Extinction Rebellion spokesperson Zion Lights is a passionate science communicator interested in everything from soil to the stars. Zion reaches out through her writing and also her speaking engagements to help to change the world for the better, working…
WMW Jan Cancer Diary 6
Jan 19 • 18 min
Jan Moore continues the diary of her cancer treatment. Following the completion of chemotherapy Jan had a mastectomy. She talks about what the operation was like and the first two weeks of recovery - during which she moved home! See acast.com/privacy for…
Dr Emma Boland
Jan 19 • 28 min
Dr Emma Boland is a physical oceanographer at the British Antarctic Survey and has a particular interest in climate science. Emma speaks to Linda Ness about her life and work and gives her views on climate change. A must listen for those concerned about…
Dr Ghina Halabi
Jan 19 • 26 min
Dr Ghina Halabi, is an Astrophysicist. At one point she struggled with physics - until she met an inspirational teacher. Ghina is now a consultant, space scientist and public speaker and works with Enterprise Women at Cambridge Judge Business School.…
WMW Ellie And Sophie
Dec 21, 2019 • 34 min
The gorgeous Sophie Winter & Ellie Dixon talk about their friendship, their music, their lives and their hopes for the future. Great Christmassy conversation with these two young women. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
WMW Jan Cancer Diary 25 November 2019
Nov 25, 2019 • 17 min
Part 5 of Jan Moore’s cancer diaries. Last lot of chemotherapy is now over! Jan talks about taking the wrong kind of medicine, feeling tired, planning for the next stage of the treatment - but most of all really pleased to be finished with the chemo. See…
WMW Lucy Da Silva
Nov 16, 2019 • 24 min
Lucy da Silva was badly abused as a child and went on to suffer from drink, drug and eating disorders. Now in happier times and with a daughter of her own, Lucy tells her story. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
WMW Lynn Asante - Asare
Nov 16, 2019 • 30 min
Lynn Asante-Asare is a scientist, and former PhD student who worked for Cancer Research UK and is now a medical student at Leicester. Lynn opens up to the challenges, misconceptions and burdens felt by black university students. See acast.com/privacy for…
WMW Jan Cancer 4
Nov 4, 2019 • 10 min
Jan Moore is sharing the progress of her cancer treatment with Women Making Waves. She has now had three sessions of chemotherapy and has one more to do. The hospital has now started planning the next part of the treatment - the mastectomy. See…
WMW Perth AVenue
Nov 2, 2019 • 22 min
Petra Hayton and Sophie Weedon are neighbours who have started their own business selling preloved clothes and accessories. The women are from different generations and they tell us how the age gap is a positive thing. See acast.com/privacy for privacy…
WMW Louise Tenekoon
Nov 2, 2019 • 26 min
Before becoming a life coach Louise spent over 18 years as an entrepreneur and consultant, working on sustainability and ethical trade. Passionate about making a difference in the world Louise talks to Suzie Thorpe about the challenges she faces both from…
WMW Jan Cancer diary 3
Oct 22, 2019 • 17 min
Part 3 of Jan’s Cancer Diary. Jan talks about the effects of the second course of chemotherapy. An appointment with the surgeon to discuss the mastectomy, feeling a bit tired and naming the wig… This is an honest rendition of going through breast cancer -…
WMW Sharon Allen
Oct 19, 2019 • 28 min
Sharon Allen OBE is Chief Executive of Arthur Rank Hospice. Sharon was awarded an OBE in June 2015 for her services to social care and housing. Sharon has pretty much loved all her jobs and gives an honest and insightful account of her journey from a…
WMW Kerry Daynes
Oct 19, 2019 • 26 min
Kerry Daynes is a Consultant Forensic Psychologist who is often consulted in major police in vestigations and is a trusted government advisor concerning the safe management of high-risk individuals. She talks about her new book The Dark Side of the Mind…
WMW Jan’s Cancer Diary 2
Oct 11, 2019 • 14 min
Part 2 of Jan’s Cancer Diary. Jan talks about the effects of the first chemotherapy. Hair is now falling out and jaunty caps are being worn. This is an honest rendition of going through breast cancer - but nonetheless uplifting. See acast.com/privacy for…
WMW Promo For Web 5 October 2019
Oct 8, 2019 • 1 min
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WMW Dr Magdalena Zawisza - Riley
Oct 5, 2019 • 16 min
Dr Magdalena Zawisza-Riley is an academic psychologist whose research interests include gender, consumer and social psychology and focus mainly on issues of gender, sexism and advertising. She talks to Linda Ness about her participation in the Cambridge…
WMW Sarah Begum
Oct 5, 2019 • 22 min
Sarah Begum is an investigative immersive journalist who has lived in extraordinary locations in the world, meeting and getting to know people who live in environments very different from our own. Linda Ness met this fascinating energetic woman who seems…
WMW Jan’s Breast Cancer Diary - 23 September 2019
Sep 28, 2019 • 13 min
Jann Moore is keeping a diary of her breast cancer treatmenent. This is episode 1. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Promo September 2019
Sep 27, 2019 • 1 min
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WMW Rania Kurdi
Sep 22, 2019 • 27 min
Rania Kurdi is a comedy actress, presenter and singer. A successful TV host and presenter in the Middle East and now has a highly successful career as a comedy actress in the UK and has recently found another passion as a transformational life coach.…
WMW Patricia Gregory
Sep 22, 2019 • 26 min
Excited by England’s 1966 World Cup victory and the FA Cup win by Tottenham that same year Patricia Gregory wrote to her local paper questioning why women were not playing the beautiful game. Patricia received letters from women interested in playing, and…
WMW READEASY
Sep 8, 2019 • 19 min
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WMW PAULA MULDOON
Sep 8, 2019 • 13 min
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WMW DR REBECCA FITZGERALD
Sep 8, 2019 • 21 min
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WMW Courtney Grinham
Jul 20, 2019 • 17 min
Courtney Grinham started out working in the hairdressing industry. An injury to her hand forced her to take on temporary work in an agency which deals with helping people to get into the workplace. Move on several years and she is now managing director of…
WMW Sarah Upjohn
Jul 20, 2019 • 16 min
Dr Sarah Upjohn is certainly making waves. Her pioneering doctoral work at the University of Cambridge has focused on preventing playing-related injuries in young musicians. Sarah and The Purcell School’s strategy to identify risk factors and improve…
WMW Tanya Lambert
Jul 20, 2019 • 17 min
In October 2015, Tanya Lambert made a life-changing decision to leave behind an established career in the energy industry for a career that made time to focus on her family and secure a life-long wish to start a food company that encompassed some of…
WMW Kelly Molson
Jul 6, 2019 • 18 min
Kelly Molson tells the story of how she jointly set up a web agency called Rubber Cheese. Kelly is keen to encourage more women into tech and also to support other women agency owners - at the moment only 27% of UK agency owners are women. See…
WMW Melody Clark
Jul 6, 2019 • 14 min
Professor Melody Clark is a project leader at British Antarctic Survey who won the senior prize for outstanding women in marine biological sciences. Women Making Waves contributor Jan Moore talks to Melody about her work, the Antarctic and climate change.…
WMW Sarah Glover
Jul 6, 2019 • 20 min
Sarah Glover who was so shocked by how some women and girls in India were treated that she set up a charity called Born to be Beautiful. Sarah uses her skills as a beautician to train these women as manicurists so that they have a way of earning a living,…
Promo for 15 June 2019
Jun 15, 2019 • 1 min
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Anita Corbin - 100 First Women
Jun 15, 2019 • 20 min
We meet renowned photographer Anita Corbin who is currently exhibiting First Women featuring 100 women who’ve been FIRST in their field of achievement. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
WMW Georgina Cohen 1st female international Skeleton athlete for Israel
Jun 15, 2019 • 16 min
Georgina Shoshana Cohen is an international skeleton athlete. Her mission is to become the first ever female skeleton athlete competing for Israel to qualify for the Winter Olympics in Beijing 2022. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
WMW Helena Trenkic - Cambridge student & activist
Jun 15, 2019 • 17 min
Helena Trenkic, a student at Homerton College in Cambridge, is passionate about ensuring that sex education is properly handled in schools in order to decrease gender-based violence See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Promo Web 18 May 2019
May 19, 2019 • 1 min
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WMW Hilary Cox Condron
May 18, 2019 • 16 min
Hilary Cox Condron is a Community artist and engagement worker described as ‘community glue’. A vibrant force of nature, Hilary has been involved in lots of community projects She speaks to Linda Ness about her life. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and…
Cassandra Farren
May 18, 2019 • 16 min
Cassandra Farren, has written a book called “I lost my Mum” which is her very personal story about her Mother’s dementia. Women Making Waves contributor Bobby Jones met Cassandra See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
WMW Louise Rowland
May 18, 2019 • 21 min
Louse Rowland’s debut novel The Girl’s Book of Priesthood is an extremely thought provoking read. Although fictitious it is meticulously researched and threaded with humour. Louise also gives insight to her phenomenal career as keynote speech writer to…
WMW Alicia escapes domestic abuse
May 4, 2019 • 21 min
Not her real name, but ‘Alicia’ was the victim of serious domestic abuse. She fled her home and is now facing rebuilding her life. Alicia tells her story, and talks about a scheme run by homeless charity Wintercomfort, which really helped get her back on…
WMW Sarah Macdonald
May 4, 2019 • 17 min
Canadian Sarah Macdonald is a Fellow and Director of Music at Selwyn College and Director of Ely Cathedral Girls Choir. She was the first woman to get the job of a college director of music in Oxbridge, and she composes as well as promotes women’s music.…
WMW Jan Chatzis
May 4, 2019 • 16 min
Jan Chatzis took part in the 2015/16 Clipper Round the World race. She tells the story of thrills and hardship to Women Making Waves contributor Liz Barker. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
WMW Priyanka Joshi
Apr 20, 2019 • 20 min
During her PhD Dr Priyanka Joshi developed a small molecule library to target irregular proteins present in diseases such as Alzheimer’s Disease; Amongst other accolades she is on the Vogue 25 list of the most influential women in the UK. Linda Ness…
WMW Johnnie Moore - Unhurried
Apr 20, 2019 • 15 min
Ever fancied getting to know people in an unhurried way? Johnnie Moore talks to Linda Ness about the group he started in Cambridge which is now taking off in other parts of the country and indeed the world. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
WMW Joanna Bromwich - Goal For Gambia
Apr 20, 2019 • 13 min
Joanna Bromwich doesn’t like to go on holiday and sit on a beach… before going to The Gambia she searched for interesting projects to visit and found the Bantangba project. Joanna has since raised lots of money for a toilet block and other projects which…
WMW Sue Keogh
Apr 6, 2019 • 19 min
Sue Keogh has a background in media, having worked for the BBC and ITV and now for Cambridge 105 Radio. She runs her own marketing business, Sookio. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
WMW Captain Jennifer Stevenson
Apr 6, 2019 • 22 min
Why are there still only 5% of the UK licensed pilots women? What makes a really good pilot and this case, a helicopter pilot. Captain Jennifer Stevenson is no exception when it comes to sheer determination and talks to Suzie Thorpe about why she…
WMW Dame Janet Thornton
Apr 6, 2019 • 12 min
Dame Janet Maureen Thornton, DBE FRS FMedSci HonFRSC is a senior scientist at the European Bioinformatics Institute, part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory. She is one of the world’s leading researchers in structural bioinformatics, Jan Moore…
WMW Michelle Moore
Mar 16, 2019 • 16 min
How does it feel to be influential? Michelle Moore has been included in The Independent 50 Most Influential Women in Sport as well as winning the UK Precious Award to ‘Outstanding Woman in Sport”? Michelle played a key role at the London 2012 Olympic…
WMW Gerri Bird
Mar 16, 2019 • 21 min
Mayor of Cambridge Gerri Bird who tells us the incredible story of her life - from being born in a mother and baby home in Ireland, to becoming the first citizen of Cambridge. This true story sounds like the plot for a novel. See acast.com/privacy for…
WMW Louise Rhodes
Mar 16, 2019 • 18 min
Ever fancied trying past life regression? Perhaps in a previous incarnation you were a Queen - or a murderer! Well we talk to Louise Rhodes who specialises in helping people through hypnotic therapy - and who has a special interest in past life…
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Mar 16, 2019 • 0 min
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Women Making Waves - Dr Jean Venables
Mar 2, 2019 • 18 min
Dr Jean Venables CBE is a civil engineer who became the first female president of the Institution of Civil Engineers in 2008; she is a proponent of sustainability projects and has been featured by photographer Anita Corbin in her exhibition called First…
Women Making Waves - Renee Friend
Mar 2, 2019 • 15 min
Each year Charity Champion winner, Renee Friend figures out, along with her colleagues, how to raise 5 million pounds for Isabel Hospice charity in Bishops Stortford. Renee speaks to Suzie Thorpe about how fundraising plays a large part of her life. See…
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Feb 28, 2019 • 1 min
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Women Making Waves - Susan Smith Mistress Of Girton
Feb 28, 2019 • 19 min
This year sees Girton College celebrating 150 years since it’s foundation. In 1948, it was granted full college status by the university, marking the official admittance of women to the University of Cambridge.We find out about the Women behind the names…
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Feb 16, 2019 • 0 min
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Women Making Waves Madi Vorva
Feb 16, 2019 • 19 min
Madi Vorva has campaigned against the use of unsustainable palm-oil since she was 11 years old. As a teenager, Madi was instrumental in persuading Kellogs to agree to a deforestation-free policy for all its products; she has fronted a TV show, made a…
Women Making Waves - Rebecca Lent
Feb 16, 2019 • 12 min
Dr Rebecca Lent is the Executive Secretary of the International Whaling Commission which provides for the proper conservation of whale stocks; Rebecca speaks to Women Making Waves contributor Jan Moore about her role in the Commission, and how important…
Women Making Waves Cassa Pancho
Feb 16, 2019 • 18 min
(Photo Holly McGlynn) Cassa Pancho MBE is the founder and Artistic Director of Ballet Black, a professional ballet company. Cassa saw a real lack of black dancers and this ignited the creation of Ballet Black in 2001. Cassa’s goal is ultimately to see a…
WMW - Diane Danzebrink -menopause
Feb 2, 2019 • 18 min
Diane Danzebrink is a psychotherapist who specialises in helping women through the menopause. She founded the Menopause Support campaign which seeks to educate and support women through what can be a difficult time. Bobby Jones asked her how she had…
WMW Helen Pankhurst
Feb 2, 2019 • 22 min
There can be few people in the UK who have not heard of the Pankhurst family and their part in fighting for women’s suffrage. Leading women’s rights campaigner Dr Helen Pankhurst told Linda Ness and Suzie Thorpe about her passion for keeping the family…
WMW Soraya Jones
Feb 2, 2019 • 19 min
Passionate about innovation and entrepreneurship, Dr Soraya Jones is the ultimate networker. Formerly CEO and founder of Cambridge Wireless, growing a business from 70 to 400 companies in a short space of time. The list is endless when it comes to…
WMW Promo 2 Feb 2019 For Web
Jan 30, 2019 • 1 min
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Women Making Waves Morgan Seag
Jan 5, 2019 • 20 min
Did you know that no women worked on the UK Antarctic research stations until 1986? Morgan Seag has a fascination for the Antarctic. Keen to visit the continent she got a job washing dishes at McMurdo Station in order to experience living there. Now…
Women Making Waves Julie Spence
Jan 5, 2019 • 21 min
The Queen appointed Julie Spence the most eminent role of Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire in 2016. From the role of teacher, joining the Avon and Somerset Constabulary to rising through the ranks to Superintendent has been a truly outstanding…
Women Making Waves - Revd Dr Victoria Johnson
Jan 5, 2019 • 12 min
The Revd Dr Victoria Johnson is the first woman residentiary Canon at Ely Cathedral. Vicky talks about her role at the beautiful Ely Cathedral and how she moved from her original career as a Biochemist to the clergy and the challenges she faces as a woman…
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Jan 2, 2019 • 1 min
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Hannah Deacon - Medicinal Cannabis - Full Interview
Dec 15, 2018 • 65 min
Hannah Deacon hit the headlines because of her relentless campaign to legalise medicinal cannabis, driven by the fact that her son Alfie has a rare condition which escalated to cause up to 30 seizures a day. Rather than sitting back and accepting the…
Hannah Deacon - medical cannabis
Dec 15, 2018 • 30 min
Hannah Deacon hit the headlines because of her relentless campaign to legalise medicinal cannabis, driven by the fact that her son Alfie has rare condition PCDH19 which escalated to cause up to 30 seizures a day. Rather than sitting back and accepting the…
Women Making Waves - Sheila Kissane-Marshall
Dec 15, 2018 • 22 min
In this edition of Women Making Waves we speak to two incredible women. Hannah Deacon has featured In the media because she fought to allow her son to be given medical cannabis which has brought his severe epilepsy under control . Mother of two Hannah…
Women Making Waves Dr Nicky Dee
Dec 4, 2018 • 17 min
Dr Nicky Dee works in entrepreneurship and innovation for sustainability. She tells Women Making Waves contributor Liz Barker about how she got into the work and about the projects she has been involved with. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
Women Making Waves Adelina Chalmers
Dec 4, 2018 • 19 min
Who is the Geek Whisperer? Well Adelina Chalmers loves engineers. She speaks their language and many other languages too and gains both their trust and those who work with engineers and achieves extraordinary results connecting on all levels and opens up…
Women Making Waves Aphra Bruce-Jones
Dec 4, 2018 • 15 min
Why is it hard to find a role model at the bar? Not just any bar, we mean the legal bar. Someone who looks like you and someone to aspire to. Aphra Bruce-Jones thinks we need more women barrister role models. These women barristers not only need to be…
Promo For Program on 1 December 2018
Nov 27, 2018 • 1 min
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Women Making Waves Bonnie Samuyiwa
Nov 18, 2018 • 14 min
Lucy Cavendish College undergraduate Bonnie Samuyiwa was selected by Powerful Media as one of the UK’s top 100 most outstanding undergraduates from an African/Afro-Caribbean background and will feature in Powerful Media’s Future Leaders magazine.Bonnie…
Women Making Waves Sharon Williams
Nov 15, 2018 • 19 min
Sharon Williams went on a writing course which she really enjoyed. What she didn’t expect was that one of her stories would be turned into a short film by an award winning director. Sharon tells Linda Ness how it all came about and also described the…
Women Making Waves Dr Dava J Newman
Nov 15, 2018 • 21 min
It’s no joke when the White House calls you to ask if you’re interested in serving as NASA’s deputy administrator.. and in some ways you can really understand why Dr Dava Newman thought it was a prank call at first! But when she realised the call was…
Women Making Waves SCUFF
Nov 3, 2018 • 16 min
Self harm can be an outcome of mental health issues, and those who have been affected are often left with scars on their bodies which makes moving on with their lives very difficult. Jess King has set up a charity which has found a unique way of covering…
Women Making Waves - Refugee Education
Nov 3, 2018 • 11 min
Sometimes we want to help but feel there is nothing we can do. Well what about getting your workplace involved? Sarah Rogerson watched the Syrian refugee crisis unfold on her TV and together with Chloe Shaw got their employer Cambridge Assessment English…
Women Making Waves Human Milk Bank
Nov 3, 2018 • 16 min
In these days where we no longer have wet nurses, what do mothers do if they are unable to breast feed their babies - particularly if the babies are perhaps premature or sickly and would benefit from breast milk. Jackie Hughes and Haley Hendy tell us…
Women Making Waves - Tracey Curtis-Taylor
Oct 17, 2018 • 18 min
Biplane aviator and adventurer Tracey Curtis-Taylor flies vintage aeroplanes on epic journeys around the world reaching out to talk to women and promote the presence of women in the aviation industry. Tracey talks to Linda & Suzie about her life. See…
Women Making Waves - Natalie Emuss
Oct 17, 2018 • 15 min
Natalie Emuss gives a frank account about the very raw moment she was told of her breast cancer diagnosis Having been declared cancer free, Natalie has raised an impressive amount of money towards supporting those who suffer from this awful disease. See…
Women Making Waves - Pro-Wrestling Eve
Oct 17, 2018 • 17 min
What really goes on in the world of women’s wrestling? We caught up with Emily Read co-founder of Pro Wrestling Eve who gave us the full story behind the scenes of women’s wrestling - and it’s not pleasant. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
Women Making Waves - Dr Victoria Bateman
Oct 6, 2018 • 18 min
Naked protest, What is that exactly? Dr Victoria Bateman is a feminist and economist and has been hitting the headlines.In a fascinating interview, Victoria talks to Leigh Chambers and tells her what it feels like to carry out naked protests. See…
Women Making Waves - Cathylin Crawley
Oct 6, 2018 • 18 min
Cathlyn Crawley has written a book about surviving the early days of parenthood, a period which can be both exhausting and challenging. Andrea talks to Linda Ness about coping strategies that mothers can use. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out…
Women Making Waves - Andrea Cockerton
Oct 6, 2018 • 16 min
Andrea Cockerton, founder of We Are Sound has recently been named as one of the 50 New Radicals by Nesta in conjunction with the Observer; Andrea talks to Alex Elbro about her delight in receiving this recognition, and the ethos of the singing group.Photo…
Women Making Waves programme 1 September 2018
Sep 30, 2018 • 55 min
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Sep 29, 2018 • 0 min
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WMW - Calais Women Podcast September 1 2018
Sep 17, 2018 • 25 min
Ever wondered why people feel passionate about helping refugees? We speak to women in Calais who explain why they are there. We hear about how hundreds of meals are prepared and distributed every day and clothing and tents are given out. We learn what…
WMW Helen Meissner Podcast
Sep 16, 2018 • 13 min
Suzie Thorpe chats to the fascinating Helen Meissner, businesswoman and music promoter. Helen wants you to know that anything is possible, and in this chat we explore Helen’s interesting life. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
WMW Dr Tamsin Brown
Sep 16, 2018 • 14 min
Dr Tamsin Brown, who is not only a community paediatrician but an inventor too. Find out why Dr Brown is so passionate about helping children with glue ear with a new device and how she herself defines the struggle to find the work, life balance. See…
Women Making Waves Programme 15 September 2018
Sep 16, 2018 • 54 min
What did you want to be when you were 10 years old? A tax accountant by any chance? Would you swap meat for insects to make the world more sustainable and have you ever heard the 100 year anniversary of women getting the vote being celebrated by a super…
Women Making Waves Charlotte Payne - Edible Insects
Sep 16, 2018 • 14 min
Imagine a world where we are eating inspects instead of meat… Charlotte Payne is studying the viability of our eating insects, with a view to making the world more sustainable. Charlotte talked to Linda Ness from Women Making Waves about the idea in this…
Women Making Waves - Kelly Anstee Tax Accountant - Taxswag
Sep 16, 2018 • 17 min
Kelly Anstee runs a successful tax consultancy called Taxswag. In this podcast, hear why Kelly wanted to be an accountant at just 10 years of age. Kelly’s interview with Linda Ness of Women Making Waves is honest and inspirational. See acast.com/privacy…
Women Making Waves - Flaming June
Sep 15, 2018 • 20 min
Women Making Waves talks to Louise Eatock from Flaming June about the brilliant new single “The Women’s Battalion” which celebrates of 100 year anniversary of womens suffrage. Louise is looking for women to contribute to the music video and send her ideas…