September 2021

Sarah Vine’s Femail Half Hour

Sarah Vine and her friend, author Imogen Edwards-Jones talk thyroid problems (and why so many women seem to suffer from them) with Lyn Mynott of Thyroid UK, and talk to Mary Ann Sieghart, author of The Authority Gap on why women are STILL ignored (and how Dads can help).

Our conversation starts at about 22:30.

About the author

Journalist, author, public speaker, consultant, non-executive director, broadcaster

Mary Ann Sieghart is author of the best-selling book, The Authority Gap: Why Women Are Still Taken Less Seriously Than Men, and What We Can Do About it. She spent 20 years as Assistant Editor and columnist at The Times and won a large following for her columns on politics, economics, feminism, parenthood and life in general. She has presented many programmes on BBC Radio 4, such as Start the Week, Profile, Analysis, Fallout and One to One. She chaired the revival of The Brains Trust on BBC2 and recently spent a year as a Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. She has chaired the Social Market Foundation think tank, is a Visiting Professor at King’s College London, and sits on numerous boards. She was Chair of the judges for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022.

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Mary Ann Sieghart