Bridges to the Future

Mary Ann Sieghart on 'The Authority Gap'

Episode Summary

In our age of heightened awareness around equality and diversity, do we live in a world where sexism is no longer an issue and the pay gap has disappeared? Not according to Mary Ann Sieghart. She joins Matthew to discuss her new book, 'The Authority Gap', which reveals the extent to which gender bias still exists today.

Episode Notes

Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses.  

In this lively interview series from the RSA, Matthew Taylor, puts a range of practitioners on the spot - from scholars to business leaders, politicians to journalists - by asking for big ideas to help build effective bridges to our new future.

Mary Ann Sieghart is an author, journalist, radio presenter and former assistant editor of The Times. Her latest book is The Authority Gap: why women are still taken less seriously than men, and what we can do about it

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