Women Today: Louise Whitelegg, Emma Gannon, Ariane Barua
On the programme today: -
- we were joined in the studio by Louise Whitelegg who came to tell us how she got on with her incredible month long adventure in Burundi - you can find the donation link here;
- we also heard from BBC journalist Ariane Barua who hosted the recent 'Road To Recovery' event which looked at how poetry and writing could help with mental health; follow these links to find out more about Janet Lees, The Hub and Christina Thatcher and many thanks to Jenny for sharing her fabulous poem;
- Christy spoke with IslExpo keynote speaker Emma Gannon about women in podcasting (you can hear the full interview with Emma on the IslExpo special show on Wednesday between 2 and 3pm); find out more about Emma and her event here
- and we talked about Eurovision winner Netta and her determination to promote the benefits of 'being different' and heard from BAFTA winner Philippa Lowthorpe, Director of Three Girls, about women in the movie industry
If you missed any part of today's programme, you can listen back here for the next 7 days. Check out the wonderful photos from Louise's Burundi trip below, and watch her full interview.