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Baroness Anne Jenkin

Co-founder Women2Win

Laura speaks to Baroness Jenkin who is considered a fairy godmother by many female Members of Parliament. In 2005 she founded Women2Win with Theresa May and she has campaigned to get more women elected ever since. They also discuss Anne’s hate of all waste, the importance of tackling obesity and what life’s like in the House of Lords.

Do you know a woman who would make a great MP? Ask Her To Stand! And if you are interested in standing yourself and want to know what it involves please go to: 50:50 Parliament – Sign up to Stand.

You can follow Baroness Jenkin and Laura on Twitter: @Baronessjenkin and @LauraRound.

In What Were You Thinking former political advisor Laura Round speaks to politicians, opinion formers and business people to find out about the experiences, people and places that have inspired them. What motivates them? Why did they decide to do what they do? What are the most memorable and surprising situations they have found themselves in? The answer is often unexpected.

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