This programme celebrates International Women's day with a super line up of amazing women. We are joined by spoken word artist Jaspreet Kaur, Rising Network Festival Founder Lily Cheng, Cheesemonger Suzannah Wansell. Joanna Forbes L’Estrange, founder and director of Aquilla, an all-female a cappella group from St John’s College, Cambridge. We eavesdrop on a conversation between Leigh Chambers and her daughter Mia about feminism and Sue Keogh mentoring Naily Makangu and Mayor of Cambridge, Gerri Bird chronicles her remarkable life journey.
Professor Catherine Lee is Professor of Inclusive Education and Leadership and Deputy Dean for Education at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge Anglia Ruskin University. Catherine’s own experiences while teaching in secondary schools during the years of the Section 28 legislation, which was a legislative designation for a series of laws across Britain that prohibited the "promotion of homosexuality" by local authorities, helped inspire a BBC and BFI-backed film, Blue Jean.
Anglia Ruskin University: https://aru.ac.uk/people/catherine-lee
Linda Ness and Suzi Thorpe talk to Professor Catherine Lee
After attending an event run by Raspberry Pi, Hannah Hagon came up with an idea about how she could teach pre-school tots about computer coding. She started Unplugged Tots and now enthuses young children in the art of computing - without the use of computers.
Linda Ness and Suzi Thorpe talk to Hannah Hagon