First Women: LIVE! Pioneers in Your Living RoomSep 08, 2021
Ep.12 Charlotte Budd and Michaela Tabb
Featuring two sporting world Firsts! Michaela Tabb, the First Woman to officiate a World Championship snooker final and Charlotte Budd, who in 1977 became the First Woman to ride in the Grand National, talk about the highs, lows and never-forgotten lessons learned from their experiences.
Ep.11 Megan Swann and Professor Jean Venables
Featuring two Firsts who work magic in their own way (one of them literally!) On December 7th, we were delighted to welcome Megan Swann, First Woman and youngest person to become President of The Magic Circle, along with Professor Jean Venables CBE FREng, First Woman to be made President of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
Ep.10 Katy Cropper and Chris Duffin
Features two women who forged a path in fiercely male-dominated roles. Katy Cropper, First Woman to win ‘One Man And His Dog’ and Chris Duffin, First Woman Governor Grade at HM Prison Strangeways.
Ep.9 Sarah Outen and Beth French
Audio from our popular monthly, Zoomcast Q&A sessions, featuring the incredible journeys of Sarah Outen and Beth French on the paths to becoming First Women.
Ep.8 Lt Cmdr Becky Frater RN and Carolynn Sells
This month we warmly welcome Lt Cmdr Becky Frater RN, First Woman to be a Royal Navy ‘Black Cat’ helicopter pilot and Carolynn Sells, First Woman to to win the Manx Grand Prix TT motorcycle race.
Ep.7 Rebecca Stephens MBE and Louise Goodman
Rebecca Stephens MBE, First British Woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest and Louise Goodman, First Woman to be part of a Formula 1 pitstop team.
Ep.6 Moira Cameron and Sally Kettle
Moira Cameron, First Woman Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London and Sally Kettle, First Woman to row the Atlantic, east-west twice – once with her mum!
Ep.5 Dame Stephanie Shirley
Dame Stephanie is a workplace revolutionary and at 87 years old is still a leading figure in social issues. Renowned as a computer pioneer, Dame Stephanie was the First Woman to be made president of the British Computer Society (BCS).
Ep.4 Dr Buck and Elspeth Beard
Dr Sarah Buck, First Woman President of the Institution of Structural Engineers, along with fearless adventurer, Elspeth Beard, the First Woman to ride a motorcycle around the world.
Ep.3 Suzi Quatro
The third instalment of our popular First Women: Live with the great rocker herself, Suzi Quatro
Ep.2 Alison de Burgh and Dany Cotton
First Woman Fight Director, Alison de Burgh, and Dany Cotton, First Woman Commissioner of the London Fire Brigade and to receive the Queen’s Fire Service medal.
Ep.1 Colonel Lucy Giles and Jill Pay
The inaugural FW:L!? We decided on Colonel Lucy Giles and Jill Pay to step up to the plate for the experimental launch session. These firsts were not only two of our biggest project supporters and First Women Ambassadors but we knew were also not afraid to take some probing questions off the cuff!