8 episodes

Talking to Titans is a podcast about gender equality in academia.
In celebration of International Women’s Day 2020, Cathy Giangrande and Gudrun Moore speak to seven senior women who are the titans of their fields. Together, they discuss sexual harassment, racial inequality, mentorship, mental health, and success - no topic is off the table. 
They ask some of the big questions about diversity and inclusion, and spotlight the skills needed to fulfil your potential. How do you deal with the challenges women meet in male dominated environments? Is finding a mentor crucial to your well-being and advancement? Is it better to wait till you establish your career before you have children?
Dr Gudrun Moore is Professor of Molecular Genetics at UCL, and Cathy Giangrande is a UCL Alumna and Conservation Scientist.
This podcast was produced by Whistledown Productions for UCL Minds.

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Talking to Titans is a podcast about gender equality in academia.
In celebration of International Women’s Day 2020, Cathy Giangrande and Gudrun Moore speak to seven senior women who are the titans of their fields. Together, they discuss sexual harassment, racial inequality, mentorship, mental health, and success - no topic is off the table. 
They ask some of the big questions about diversity and inclusion, and spotlight the skills needed to fulfil your potential. How do you deal with the challenges women meet in male dominated environments? Is finding a mentor crucial to your well-being and advancement? Is it better to wait till you establish your career before you have children?
Dr Gudrun Moore is Professor of Molecular Genetics at UCL, and Cathy Giangrande is a UCL Alumna and Conservation Scientist.
This podcast was produced by Whistledown Productions for UCL Minds.

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    Episode 7

    Episode 7

    In celebration of International Women’s Day, UCL are speaking to seven senior women who are the titans of their fields. Presented by Cathy Giagrande and Dr Gudrun Moore, they discuss sexual harassment, racial inequality, mentorship, mental health, and success - no topic is off the table.
    Cathy and Gudrun talk to Lesley Regan (Ex-President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Secretary General of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Head of Obstetrics and Gyneacology at Imperial College London, Honorary Doctorate at UCL) about dedicating her life to improving women’s health, and how imposter syndrome still follows her today. 
    Talking to Titans is a Whistledown Production, with music by Caspar Harvey.
    www.ucl.ac.uk/ucl-minds/titans

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    • 21 min
    Episode 6

    Episode 6

    In celebration of International Women’s Day, UCL are speaking to seven senior women who are the titans of their fields. Presented by Cathy Giagrande and Dr Gudrun Moore, they discuss sexual harassment, racial inequality, mentorship, mental health, and success - no topic is off the table.
    Cathy and Gudrun talk to Stella Bruzzi (Dean of Arts and Humanities and Professor of Film and TV) about being an absent mother, and following your heart when it comes to work. 
    Talking to Titans is a Whistledown Production, with music by Caspar Harvey.
    www.ucl.ac.uk/ucl-minds/titans

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    • 25 min
    Episode 5

    Episode 5

    In celebration of International Women’s Day, UCL are speaking to seven senior women who are the titans of their fields. Presented by Cathy Giagrande and Dr Gudrun Moore, they discuss sexual harassment, racial inequality, mentorship, mental health, and success - no topic is off the table.
    Cathy and Gudrun talk to Nicola Brewer (Vice-Provost International) about joining UCL after a long and successful career in diplomacy, mental health, and the power of mentorship in career progression. 
    Talking to Titans is a Whistledown Production, with music by Caspar Harvey.
    www.ucl.ac.uk/ucl-minds/titans

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    • 18 min
    Episode 4

    Episode 4

    In celebration of International Women’s Day, UCL are speaking to seven senior women who are the titans of their fields. Presented by Cathy Giagrande and Dr Gudrun Moore, they discuss sexual harassment, racial inequality, mentorship, mental health, and success - no topic is off the table.
    Cathy and Gudrun talk to Sasha Roseneil (Dean of Social and Historical Sciences and Professor of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences) about sexual harassment, and how she’s found balance during personally challenging moments in her career. 
    Talking to Titans is a Whistledown Production, with music by Caspar Harvey.
    www.ucl.ac.uk/ucl-minds/titans

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    • 20 min
    Episode 3

    Episode 3

    In celebration of International Women’s Day, UCL are speaking to seven senior women who are the titans of their fields. Presented by Cathy Giagrande and Dr Gudrun Moore, they discuss sexual harassment, racial inequality, mentorship, mental health, and success - no topic is off the table.
    Cathy and Gudrun talk to Ruth Kennedy (founder of the Louis Dundas Centre for Children’s Palliative Care and Honorary Fellow at UCL) about the loss of her son to a brain tumour at the age of four, which led her to set up the UK’s first research centre for children’s palliative care
    Talking to Titans is a Whistledown Production, with music by Caspar Harvey.
    www.ucl.ac.uk/ucl-minds/titans

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    • 21 min
    Episode 2

    Episode 2

    In celebration of International Women’s Day, UCL are speaking to seven senior women who are the titans of their fields. Presented by Cathy Giagrande and Dr Gudrun Moore, they discuss sexual harassment, racial inequality, mentorship, mental health, and success - no topic is off the table.
    In Episode 2, Cathy and Gudrun talk to Sara Mole (Professor of Molecular Cell Biology and UCL Provost’s Envoy for Gender Equality) about the lack of women in senior positions at UCL, and why achieving gender equality won’t happen overnight. 
    Talking to Titans is a Whistledown Production, with music by Caspar Harvey.
    www.ucl.ac.uk/ucl-minds/titans

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    • 19 min

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