Winnie Mandela; Ulrika Jonsson
As tributes continue to Nelson Mandela, we return to an interview recorded in 1986 in which his then wife Winnie Mandela recalls the day she first met him. The Education Minister Elizabeth Truss talks about "the gender gap that simply doesn't add up"... the difference between take-up of physics and maths a levels in girls and boys. TV presenter Ulrika Jonsson discusses the family politics of Christmas. And Powerlister Marisa Drew on making it to the top of the heady world of corporate finance.
Presented by Jane Garvey.
Producer: Beverley Purcell
Output Editor: Anne Peacock.
A-Level Science Gender Gap
The Politics of Christmas
Powerlister: Marisa Drew
Marisa Drew is one of the leading movers and shakers in the heady world of corporate finance. She currently works at Credit Suisse where she is the company’s most senior female investment banker in Europe, responsible for multi-billion pound deals and it won’t surprise you to know that she is also on the Woman’s Hour powerlist.
Archive: Winnie Mandela
We hear an archive interview from 1986 with Nelson Mandela’s former wife Winnie, in which she talks about becoming aware of Mandela and what he was trying to achieve.
|Interviewed Guest||Winnie Mandela|
|Interviewed Guest||Elizabeth Truss|
|Interviewed Guest||Marisa Drew|
|Idea Originator||Melanie Verwoerd|
|Interviewed Guest||Ulrika Jonsson|