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Badass women’s Hour

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Need a weekly dose of career inspiration, smart talk and badass advice? Then join the Badass Women's Hour trio and their brilliant guests as they cover life, love and living plus everything in-between. Presented by Harriet Minter (Journalist and Broadcaster) with co-hosts Natalie Campbell (Social Entrepreneur) and Emma Sexton (Creative Entrepreneur).

Need a weekly dose of career inspiration, smart talk and badass advice? Then join the Badass Women's Hour trio and their brilliant guests as they cover life, love and living plus everything in-between. Presented by Harriet Minter (Journalist and Broadcaster) with co-hosts Natalie Campbell (Social Entrepreneur) and Emma Sexton (Creative Entrepreneur).
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Need a weekly dose of career inspiration, smart talk and badass advice? Then join the Badass Women's Hour trio and their brilliant guests as they cover life, love and living plus everything in-between. Presented by Harriet Minter (Journalist and Broadcaster) with co-hosts Natalie Campbell (Social Entrepreneur) and Emma Sexton (Creative Entrepreneur).

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English


Episodes

Ep 285: Life Changing lies and Standing Your Ground in the Workplace With Adele Parks and

9/11/2019
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Big, small, white, however big the lie, is it true that they’ll always come back to haunt you? Author Adele Parks returns to the Badass Woman’s Hour studio to share a vit about her new book “Lies, Lies, Lies”. When the main character finds out his family isn’t what he thought was, it leaves his wife with a lot of explaining to do, and this only the beginning of the string of lies he is yet to find out. And the ladies ask, what role does truth telling play in our relationship, is it all...

Duration:00:22:46

Ep 284: “No woman left behind” with Carrie Gracie

9/9/2019
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Would you be willing to risk your whole career and financial stability in the name of equality? This week's guest did! We've got all three badass women back together this week, Harriet, Natalie and Emma are joined by Carrie Gracie, the BBC reporter who blew the whistle on the gender pay gap by coming out about the pay gap she experienced working for the BBC for 30 years. Her story shows how inequality was being swept under the carpet, and as she explains she was willing to put her self on...

Duration:00:28:23

Ep 283: 25’000 Selfies with Sarah Raphael and Naomi Shimada

9/4/2019
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Is social media improving your life or do you just find it a drain at times? We find out how its impacting our mental health. As Emma and Nat take a brake over the summer Harriets co-pilots this week are Amanda Prowse and Scarlett Douglas. They are talking to Sarah Raphael & Naomi Shimada who are unpicking what Social Media is doing to our mental health and have documented it all in their new book, “Mixed Feelings”. Having been a model for 15 years instagram and twitter have been...

Duration:00:27:19

Ep 282: Forward Thinking Football with Eniola Aluko and Lucy Clark

9/2/2019
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As Emma and Nat take a brake over the summer Harriets co-pilots this week are Amanda Prowse and Scarlette Douglas. Ex England lioness player Eniola Aluko is in the studio talking about growing up in the UK after moving from Nigeria at the age of one, how she longed to fit in as a child and the role that football played in this. Eniola’s new book They Don’t Teach This is out now and as we hear it is. An autobiographical novel in which she shares what she has learnt in life this far, from...

Duration:00:36:55

Ep 281: Being a Badass, Even In The Death Zone?! with Bonita Norris and Yewande Akinola

8/28/2019
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Harriet and Emma this weeks are joined by Actress and Disability Campaigner Samantha Renke. Engineer Yewande Akinola is explaining why there has recently been an increase in the up take of women and young girls going into STEM subjects and careers after years of hearing that “women just are interested” we are finally seeing a change. Yewande is talking about the work she does and the growth of technology and the way this is effecting engineering and other sciences. The youngest British...

Duration:00:35:58

Ep 280: The Hidden Power of Women with Rosemary Reed and Emma Kennedy

8/26/2019
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Who are the women who inspire you? And do you know the truth about what made them? Harriet and Emma this weeks are joined by Actress and Disability Campaigner Samantha Renke Rosemary Reed is joining the ladies to divulge them into the details of her new series on Sky “The Power of Women” The show takes two 2 powerful women In in conversation with each other about their lives, the highs, trails, adventures and true grit they have shown to achieve amazing things in their lives, Rosemary has...

Duration:00:35:58

Ep 279: Nurturing Creative Flare with Laraib Atta

8/21/2019
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Harriet and Natalie are off again this week, so Emma is joined by The ladies are talking to Laraib Atta Pakistan’s first and youngest Visual Effects Artist. From coming to the UK from Pakistan to being the only girl in her “VFX” class to being a mother, Laraib tell us all about the challenges she . has overcome to follow a creative passion and go one to see her work on the big screen. We also hear about the hurdles that came with trying to get into the industry as well as trying to meet...

Duration:00:16:11

Ep 278: The Stories That Make Us with Elizabeth Acevedo and Paola Diana

8/19/2019
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What do you do if you can't see yourself represented in the story books you're reading or giving to your children? .... Write your own of course! As Harriet and Nat take the week off Emma was joined by Lucy Beresford and Claudia-Lizah Armah, helping her bring the badass. First in the studio this week is Carnegie Medal winner Author Elizabeth Acevedo who is the first non white person to have won this award. The Ladies are talking about why Elizabeth was the first black ethnic minority...

Duration:00:36:02

Ep 277: “We will love whoever they will be” with Sarah Toms

8/14/2019
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How do you handle the situation when your child is questioning their gender? Harriett speaks to Sarah Toms who’s 12 year old son Charlie is transitioning to live as a girl. She offers her experience openly and honestly, telling Harriet the journey Charlie has been on, the small signs that her child was unhappy with their gender and the questions she and her husband had as well as how they are navigating this time and the steps they took. Sarah also talks about the amazing support they...

Duration:00:14:22

Ep 276: A Hand Full of Representation and Activism with Leanne Pero Kate and Ella Robertson

8/12/2019
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How often are you checking your breasts? Be a badass and grab life by the boobs! Leanne Pero is a breast cancer survivor, author and woman on a mission to share the stories of black and ethnic minority cancer patients. “I felt ashamed, I felt there was something wrong with me”, Leanne talks about the trauma of her diagnosis and chemo, and the stigma that black women face when diagnosed with cancer. She was told she had more chance of winning the lottery than actually having cancer when she...

Duration:00:36:57

Ep 275 "Nobody Tells Pop Stars the Truth" with Melanie Blake

8/5/2019
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Harriet Emma and Melanie Eusebe are joined by legendary Top of the Pops Talent Agent Melanie Blake, who has taken 30 years of experience in the television and music industry and crafted a griping, gritty and grasping fiction story. Melanie is talking about the true colours of celebrity culture, the dynamics of the media industry and how the balanced is tipped to favour men over women, as well as the stigma that she has experienced around targeting a mainstream audience with a story about...

Duration:00:28:05

Ep 274: Spreading Love and Standing Up For What You Believe In with Samantha Clarke and Juno Dawson

7/31/2019
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Would you get a tattoo that matched with 61 strangers all in the name of peace, love, and connection? Samantha Clarke is the “Happiness Consultant” behind a very unique tattoo project which aimed to bring several strangers from all over the world together in the name of peace and helping each other. “The World Piece” was created by Momondo a travel company from Denmark, Samantha facilitated the project and heard the personal and emotional stories of 61 people who became connected through a...

Duration:00:34:39

Ep 273: Love Your Body with Megan Crabbe

7/29/2019
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Angie Greaves and Lucy Beresford join Emma Sexton to talk Body Positivity with Mega Crabbe aka Insta Body Positivity Campaigner @bodyposipanda. Megan explains why health has nothing to do with feeling positive about your body, and that muffin tops should be pulled, prodded, poked and LOVED. If you've ever battled with a diet - Megan will be music to your ears. If you want to get in touch you can find us on all the socials as : @badasswomenshr And for more about the podcast head here:...

Duration:00:22:11

Ep 272: Finding Freedom with Reham Khan

7/24/2019
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50% of women who are murdered in the UK are related to the person who killed them. So how do we spot signs of a violent relationship and get people the help they need? Joining Emma and Harriet is this weeks co-host Reham Khan she is sharing her amazing story of escaping a violent relationship after 12 years and now she wants to share her message of power to all women. Her Memoirs were the most controversial book to come out of Pakistan in years. Thorough her work with Womens Aid Reham is...

Duration:00:17:47

Ep 271: Fangirls and Fathers with, Hannah Ewens, Cally Beaton and Jordan Waller

7/22/2019
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We're delving into all things fandom and it's an Edinburgh Festival special, as two brilliant comedians share the creation of their shows for this year. Author Hannah Ewens is in the studio to talk about her new book “Fangirl”, looking into where does the young obsession of fingerling come from? from the Beatles to J Beebs young female fans have been a strong and loyal presence for years, so why do we often devote so much of our love an attention to these stars In our teenage years? Cally...

Duration:00:31:20

Ep 270: The Art Of Being Pre-rich with Emilie Bellet.

7/17/2019
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Harriet and Carrie Grant, who is stepping in for Emma and Nat this week, are joined by the founder of “Vest Pod” Emilie Bellet. Emilie gives her advice for saving, sharing her techniques that are instinctive and actually work for us, and how to instil a “saving mindset”. She is talking about how working in finance taught her that we need to re-evaluate where we’re at with our attitudes to savings. The ladies are talking about the fact that women are not receiving the financial education...

Duration:00:24:03

Ep 269: The Secrets Of Modern Slavery with Abda Khan and Anita Asante

7/15/2019
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There are 13,000 slaves in the UK and 48million slaves in the world right now, what are the signs of Modern slavery and how can we spot them. Harriet is joined this week by Carrie Grant who is sitting in as Natalie and Emma take time off over the summer. The ladies are joined by Lawyer and Writer Abda Khan are they are discussing her new book “Razia” in which the main character thanks she has encountered a victim of a Modern Slavery and Domestic Violence, we follow her as she tries to...

Duration:00:35:34

Ep 268: "Ranting About Death" with Cariad Lloyd

7/10/2019
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Nobody is going to get away without experiencing death so why are we not talking about it openly and honestly? As Emma and Nat take some time off Harriet is joined by Amanda Prowse, together they are talking to comedian and podcaster Cariad Lloyd, discussing her podcast "Griefcast" in which she tires to break down the fear of talking about death within society! Griefcast delves into the "weird, odd and strange bits" of what happens when somebody dies and how grief can affect us all! After...

Duration:00:25:07

Ep 267: Turning Pain into Power with Maggie Oliver and Amy Jones

7/8/2019
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What do you do when you know there are injustices happening and the people who are meant to be "the do-gooders" just wont listen to you? Are to-do lists actually an affective way of organising our days? Or is it just causing us to be over critical and set expectations for ourselves too high! Amy Jones, writer and podcaster talks to the badass ladies about her obsession with trying to organise her life and constantly writing To-Do lists. After starting her first post grad job Amy says she...

Duration:00:46:34

Ep 266: "It's just a vagina guys!" with Karen Hobbs

7/3/2019
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Could you imagine being diagnosed wit cancer.... and then having people blame it your sexual history?! Karen Hobbs Comedian and writer at the Eve appeal and cervical cancer survivor joins Harriet, Emma and and Scarlette Douglas who is sitting in for Natalie as she take some time off. They are reacting to the news that a recent Lancet review of 65 studies covering 60 million people showed a fall in HPV cases and in pre-cancerous growths, meaning that. HPV vaccine might eradicate cervical...

Duration:00:13:16