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Strong Manchester Women

Strong Manchester Women

Author: Strong Women

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Inspiring conversations with the change makers, activists, leaders and trailblazers - who make our communities a better place to live, work and play.

Nominated in the British Podcast Awards 2020

Produced by MIC Media UK
(http://www.micmedia.co.uk)
15 Episodes
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14: Priya Chopra

14: Priya Chopra

2019-10-2327:58

An inspiring conversation with Priya Chopra, Chief Executive of the Saheli Asian Women’s Project - a charity that supports women from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee communities who are victims of domestic abuse.
13: Chloe Cousins

13: Chloe Cousins

2019-10-1627:47

An inspiring conversation with Chloe Cousins, the voluntary organiser for Rainbow Noir, Manchester's social and peer support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and intersex people of colour. She also works at The Proud Trust, an LGBT youth charity. --------------
12: Dena Murphy

12: Dena Murphy

2019-10-0934:35

A non-nonsense chat with Dena Murphy, a former nurse in early nineties who chairs a local resident’s group and manages their allotment. It’s here that Dena provides for over 50 pensioners at luncheon clubs and provides training and qualifications for offenders. She’s won multiple awards for her gardening and commitment to the community. __________________________________________________________________________
11: Stacey Copeland

11: Stacey Copeland

2019-10-0245:18

A passionate conversation with professional boxer Stacey Copeland. She’s also the founder of Pave The Way, a charity to challenge gender stereotypes and to support women and girls to get ahead in sports. On top of all that she's a BBC radio presenter. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
10: Nasima Begum

10: Nasima Begum

2019-09-2533:04

A passionate conversation with Nasima Begum, a performance poet, producer, creative practitioner. She also works with young Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee girls to boost their confidence and resilience. --------------------------------------------------
9: Kate O’Donnell

9: Kate O’Donnell

2019-09-1840:25

A fabulous conversation with Kate O’Donnell, an award-winning performer, writer and the founder of the pioneering company, Trans Creative. ------------------------------------------------------
8: Sarah Judge

8: Sarah Judge

2019-09-1131:25

An open-hearted conversation with Sarah Judge, a local councillor and the Lead member for women at Manchester City Council. Sarah also runs a domestic abuse charity in her local community. -----------------------------------------------
7: Bernie Wood

7: Bernie Wood

2019-09-0433:37

A passionate and touching conversation with 80 year old Bernie Wood, manager of Talbot House, a unique, user-led support service for parent carers. Over 40 years ago, Bernie brought her then, baby son to the service, and now she runs it.
6: Sharmila Kar

6: Sharmila Kar

2019-08-2828:31

A frank conversation with Sharmila Kar, Director of Workforce and Organisational Development, Manchester Health and Care Commissioning. Equality and inclusion is at the heart of everything Sharmila does. She’s also a trustee at the LGBT Foundation ------
5: Jackie Driver

5: Jackie Driver

2019-08-2134:32

A straight talking conversation with Jackie Driver, listed as one of the most influential disabled people in the UK. Jackie works tirelessly in the field of equality and human rights. She’s currently leading the inclusion strategy at Manchester Health and Care Commissioning. ------
4: Lynne Ridsdale

4: Lynne Ridsdale

2019-08-1423:52

An honest conversation with Lynne Ridsdale, the Deputy Chief Executive of Bury Council. An experienced public sector leader, Lynne's also worked at Bolton Council and Manchester City Council, plus the National Crime Agency and Capita Group.
3: Helen Brown

3: Helen Brown

2019-08-0730:29

A candid conversation with Helen Brown, the Founder of On The Out, a community interest company that supports prisoners when they’re released from prison.
2: Francess Tagoe

2: Francess Tagoe

2019-07-3127:04

An uplifting conversation with Francess Tagoe, the CEO of the Tree of Life charity. The charity runs a hugely busy community centre in Manchester.
1: Denise Yuen-Megson

1: Denise Yuen-Megson

2019-07-2425:41

A joyful conversation with Denise Yuen-Megson who runs projects for the Chinese community in Manchester. She’s also a part-time nurse lecturer and a radio show host. She’s dead passionate about minority groups having a voice in local communities and has won awards for her impact.
A taster of what to expect on the upcoming Strong Manchester Women podcast; a series of inspiring conversations incredible women doing brilliant things.
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