Dr Jean Venables CBE

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 selected by photographer Anita Corbin to be part of her exhibition called  First Women UK  which features ordinary women achieving extraordinary things 




Photo taken by Anita Corbin

Photo taken by Anita Corbin

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 Linda Ness talks to Dr Jean Venables CBE

Renee Friend

Charity Champion winner, Renee Friend has spent 30 years fundraising and raised a whopping 5 million pounds for Isabel Hospice in Bishops Stortford.    Find out what drives her in this interview with Suzie Thorpe

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Suzie Thorpe talks to Renee Friend

Susan J Smith

This year Girton College celebrates 150 years since it’s foundation – and the 71st anniversary of it’s official admittance of women to the University of Cambridge.  We meet  Mistress of Girton College Susan Smith who talks to Women Making Waves contributor Phil Mynott about the list of women who have roads named after them in Eddington, Cambridge’s new urban area

Photo taken by Phil Mynott

Photo taken by Phil Mynott

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Contributor Phil Mynott talks to Susan Smith, Mistress of Girton