Which ten women in the UK have done most to game-change the way power operates in the UK, whether in culture, business, politics or campaigns? Emma Barnett, chair of our 2014 panel, presents the latest discussions and features related to the Power List and the theme of game changers ahead of the announcement of our top ten on Wednesday 9 April.
Wed, 9 Apr 14
The Woman's Hour Power List 2014 - Game Changers was finally revealed. Hear Emma Barnett, Jenni Murray, Jane Garvey and our number one Game Changer reflect on the top ten, exclusively on this podcast.
Thu, 3 Apr 14
With the final Power List meeting completed, how do our judges feel about the top ten Game Changers list? Emma Barnett, Reni Eddo-Lodge and Rachel Johnson reveal some of the emotion behind the list.
Wed, 19 Mar 14
Chair of 2014's Power List, Emma Barnett, takes us through the latest deliberations for this year's top ten Game Changers. What is a Game Changer exactly? Who are the women who could be defined as a Game Changer - and what names have been discussed in the judges meeting? Featuring the people behind Magic Breakfast and Road Peace, plus judges Reni Eddo-Lodge, Heather Rabbatts, Liz Bingham and Rachel Johnson.
Mon, 16 Dec 13
Lady Barbara Judge CBE has been a pioneer for women in the worlds of law, banking and business, and is known as one of the best connected women in Britain. She is Chairman Emerita of the UK Atomic Energy Authority and Chairman of the Pension Protection Fund. She talks to Jane about how to be taken seriously, her inspirational mother, and her views on how to be a working mother. .
Wed, 11 Dec 13
Number 18 on our Woman's Hour Power List, Sara Thornton, Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police joins Jenni to talk about what drew her to policing 27 years ago, the changing culture for women officers in the force in that time, and in the light of the Oxford grooming case convictions earlier this year, the differences in the way rape and sexual assault cases are being dealt with in Thames Valley, and nationwide.
Mon, 9 Dec 13
Marisa Drew works at Credit Suisse where she is the company’s most senior female investment banker in Europe, responsible for multi-billion pound deals. She talks to Jane Garvey about her career as an investment banker.
Thu, 28 Nov 13
Lady Hale is Deputy President of the Supreme Court. Her role makes her the most senior female judge in British legal history and she remains the first and only woman to sit on the UK's highest court. Educated in the state school system, she won a state scholarship to Cambridge. The first woman to be appointed to the Law Commission, she spent ten years re-defining the face of family law – an area she specialised in. She has been an outspoken critic of the lack of women and diversity in the judiciary, particularly at the highest levels.
Mon, 25 Nov 13
Louise Casey is Director General of the Troubled Families Unit, charged with helping some of the country’s most in need and vulnerable people. She has spent her career in social policy and has advised the Blair, Brown and Cameron Governments. She was the Director of the Home Office Anti Social Behaviour Unit and was the first Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses.
Wed, 20 Nov 13
Helen Hamlyn is one of Britain's best known philanthropists. In 1984 her husband, the late publisher Paul Hamlyn gave her her own foundation for her 50th birthday - The Helen Hamlyn Trust. It supports the development of innovative projects which effect lasting change and improve lives.
Mon, 18 Nov 13
Woman's Hour Power Lister Pinky Lilani on the importance of making connections with others.
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