Sarah Begum is an investigative immersive journalist who has lived in extraordinary locations in the world, meeting and getting to know people who live in environments very different from our own. Linda Ness met this fascinating energetic woman who seems to be fearless of going to hostile places but passionate about helping the people that she befriends.
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Linda Ness talks to Sarah Begum
Dr Magdalena Zawisza-Riley is an academic psychologist whose research interests include gender, consumer and social psychology and focus mainly on issues of gender, sexism and advertising. She talks to Linda Ness about her participation in the Cambridge Festival of ideas
Book: Advertising, Gender and Society
Linda Ness talks to Dr Magdalena
Jan Moore sometimes records interviews for Women Making Waves, often interviewing female musicians because Jan has a particular interest in music. Recently Jan was diagnosed with breast cancer. Bad enough to be given this news, but Jan had already gone through breast cancer several years ago. Jan wants to draw attention to the importance of going for regular scans, and decided to do an audio diary of her treatment, what is happening and how she feels.
This is the first part of the diary, where she talks about finding an irregularity, being told that the cancer had returned and going through her first chemotherapy.
Linda Ness talks to Jan Moore
Faradena Afifi is a Tai Chi instructor, massage therapist, violist, cellist and professional singer. Fara is co-founder of free improvisation music group The Noisy Women.
Linda Ness and Suzie Thorpe talk to Faradena Afifi
Grace came to horses and riding as an adult and quickly realised the emotional and psychological benefits she was experiencing. She saw the possibility of bringing together her work as a speech therapist with her love of horses to help people through trauma. It was this observation that finally led her to training with IFEEL (International Foundation of Equine Assisted Learning) and the development of "Grace with Horses'.
Suzie Thorpe and Linda Ness talk to Grace Lawson Baker