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How To Be A (Powerful) Woman

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Want a successful working life? The Woman's Hour Powerlisters are here to help.

The likes of Paralympian Tanni Grey Thompson, Liberty Director Shami Chakrabarti and artist Tracy Emin share their experiences, advice and philosophies in a series of films for BBC Radio 4's daily show. Here they discuss managing their professional and personal lives, and networking and mentoring...

BALANCE

"I could never be a mother and a good artist," says Tracy Emin. "The emotional pull would be too much." The Woman's Hour Powerlisters reveal the sacrifices they have made and the high expectations placed on working mothers:

NETWORKING

"My biggest idea of torture is a cocktail reception," says Tanni Grey Thompson. Is networking necessary? See what these influential woman have to say:

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