Episode from the podcastWoman's Hour

Rethink – The harm of macho leadership; Athlete A

Released Friday, 26th June 2020
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Today’s Rethink essay comes from the musician and artist Brian Eno, he asks what the response to the pandemic has taught us about leadership, and how what we want and need from our future leaders might have changed. To discuss the future of leadership Jane speaks to Dame Heather Rabbatts, Chair of Time’s Up UK, Inga Beale, former CEO of Lloyds of London and Professor Ngaire Woods, founding Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University.

A new Netflix documentary – Athlete A – explores the physical, mental and sexual abuse of young women within the United States of America Gymnastics; including at the hands of former USA Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar. Former artistic gymnast and writer Jennifer Sey tells Jane about her career and the culture within gymnastics that she believes allowed this to happen.

Presented by Jane Garvey
Produced by Sarah Crawley
Interviewed guest: Dame Heather Rabbatts
Interviewed guest: Inga Beale
Interviewed guest: Professor Ngaire Woods
Interviewed guest: Jennifer Sey

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