Woman's Hour Power List 2014 – Game Changers

Woman's Hour Power List 2014 – Game Changers

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.

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  • Power List - Game Changers Edition 3

    Wed, 9 Apr 14

    48 mins

    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.

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  • Power List - Game Changers Edition 2

    Thu, 3 Apr 14

    28 mins

    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.

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  • Power List - Game Changers Edition 1

    Wed, 19 Mar 14

    32 mins

    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.

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  • Lady Barbara Judge: 16 Dec 2013

    Mon, 16 Dec 13

    10 mins

    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. .

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  • Sara Thornton, 11th December 2013

    Wed, 11 Dec 13

    10 mins

    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.

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  • Marisa Drew 9th December 2013

    Mon, 9 Dec 13

    10 mins

    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.

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  • Power Lister Baroness Hale 28 Nov 13

    Thu, 28 Nov 13

    13 mins

    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.

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  • Louise Casey November 25th 2013

    Mon, 25 Nov 13

    9 mins

    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.

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  • Lady Helen Hamlyn 20 Nov 13

    Wed, 20 Nov 13

    8 mins

    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.

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  • Pinky Lilani OBE; 18 Nov 2013

    Mon, 18 Nov 13

    10 mins

    Woman's Hour Power Lister Pinky Lilani on the importance of making connections with others.

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