Woman's Hour

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Carrie Underwood, EU Campaigns and Women, Clemence Poesy

March 8th, 2016

Episode 516 of 985 episodes

Carrie Underwood is an American country music singer, songwriter and actress. She rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol in 2005, and has since become one of the most successful artists in any musical genre. She performs live on the programme. We ask how well are women's voices and interests being represented by arguments on either side of the leave/remain debate ahead of the referendum in June? Jane speak to actor Clemence Poesy and the producer, Nikki Parrot, about a new film, The Ones Below, a psychological thriller in which maternal ambivalence is cleverly explored. Professor Edit Morley became the first female producer at an English university when she was appointed Professor of English Language at Reading University in 1908. Her memoir is being published for the first time on International Women's Day. We discuss her legacy and how much life has changed for women academics over the last one hundred years. What is disruptive innovation and why does it create excellent opportunities for women? Romaney O'Malley, general manager for AIG Belgium & Luxembourg, explains. Presenter: Jane Garvey Producer: Lucinda Montefiore.

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