Woman's Hour

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Taylor Swift - Why is she so influential?

June 24th, 2015

Episode 280 of 985 episodes

Apple Music has reversed its payment policy, a day after the singer Taylor Swift said she was refusing to allow the company to stream her album 1989. We look at her power and influence in the music industry. What's better for a CV, a gap year abroad or getting a job? Which offers the better life experience? How do we engage girls in engineering and retain those already in the field? This week we've been speaking to women across the industry and today Jane speaks to Solveiga Pakstaite, Industrial designer and winner of the 2014 James Dyson award. And we look at the artistic legacy of Barbara Hepworth as an exhibition, Sculpture for the Modern Age opens at Tate Britain Presented by Jane Garvey Producer Beverley Purcell.

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