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Interview with Jenny Eclair

March 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Comedian, TV presenter, author – and First Woman to win the prestigious Edinburgh Festival comedy award in its 15 year history. Jenny speaks to ‘First Women’ from her home in London where, she assures us, ‘there are still no [...]

Interview with Kim Cotton

March 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

30 years ago, Kim Cotton became the UK’s first surrogate mother. Despite considering herself ‘just an ordinary woman’, the repercussions of her ‘first’ changed history forever.  Choosing to conceive and birth a child [...]

Interview with Beth French

February 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Beth French is an Ultra-Marathon Swimmer and environmentalist who had a dream to, ‘walk into the water and swim until I reached another country.’ Wheelchair-bound at 17 years old with M.E. Beth has since become the First Woman (the first person [...]

Interview with Reverend Rose

January 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Reverend Rose Hudson-Wilkin is the 79th Commons Chaplain and the first ever woman to hold this role in over 350 years. Charismatic and frank (‘with lots of ambition – you can’t be Jamaican and not be ambitious!’) – Reverend Rose talks [...]

Interview with Suzi Quatro

December 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Musician, song writer and bassist, Suzi Quatro talks about remaining sane and in control of your own destiny… Going for your dream doesn’t mean ‘easy’ – but if you enjoy it you can do anything. How significant is my achievement to me [...]

Interview with Bellatrix

November 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Our interview with Bellatrix, the UK’s first professional female beatboxer and first woman to win the world championships went out as a live Twinterview in October this year.   We found the format perfectly suited Bella’s snappy, [...]

Interview with Dame Stephanie Shirley

September 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dame Stephanie Shirley talks to us about the influences in her life and how she has approached them to achieve success… ‘Remember the hardest times of your life’ I was a child refugee from Nazi Germany. Trying to resettle after [...]

Interview with Sarah Outen

April 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

Sarah Dilys Outen is a British athlete and adventurer. She was the First Woman to row solo across the Indian Ocean – and the fourth ever to complete this crossing. In October 2015, Sarah completed her four-and-a-half year journey [...]

Interview with Angela Strank

April 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

Geologist Angela Strank is a mother of two and the First Woman to hold the title of Technology Vice President for Lubes and Fuels at BP. At an early age she was asking the good questions: ‘Why can’t women be High Court Judges or work offshore in [...]