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 change in the number of black and asian dancers in mainstream ballet companies.
Suzie Thorpe talks to Cassa Pancho MBE
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 it is to make sure that whales are protected so that they don’t become extinct.
Women Making Waves contributor Jan Moore talks to Dr Rebecca Lent
Madi Vorva has campaigned against the use of unsustainable palm-oil since she was 11 years old. Madi became quite the celebrity in America when she was a teenager - she became incensed by the fact that gorillas were being killed because of the production of palm-oil, and started a campaign which is still going on today.
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 documentary in Cambodia, became a United Nations Forest Hero and was honored at the Teen Choice Awards. Madi now sits on the board of the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI).
Madi talks to Linda Ness and Suzie Thorpe
Linda Ness and Suzie Thorpe talk to Madi Vorva
Annabel Williams, is a world renowned vocal coach who has worked on TV shows such as The X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent and I Can See Your Voice. She has also coached world famous singing stars, and has now brought out an app called The Vocal Coach. We hear her fascinating story and how she wants you to benefit from her techniques.
Vocal Coach App: https://linktr.ee/thevocalcoach/
Linda Ness and Suzie Thorpe talk to Annabel Williams
Two women discussing their time at Cambridge University - but the twist is, there is a 40 year time difference. Author Georgia Kaufmann was in the first intake of women at Queens' College in 1980 and well known Youtuber PaigeY is a recent graduate of Jesus College. Their conversation makes for an interesting listen.
Dr. Georgia Kaufman
Agent’s website: http://www.dhhliteraryagency.com/georgia-kaufmann.html
Dr Georgia Kaufmann and PaigeY in conversation