For the next few weeks, while Noreen concentrates on caring for her own brand new addition to the radio world, we welcome Rosie Duffield to Radio 3. Hot foot from a stint in Germany with the British forces broadcaster BFBS, and previously a host at BBC Radio Lincolnshire in the UK, Rosie is really happy to be back in the land of her birth, and looking forward to sharing some great lunchtime chat and music with you...on The 123 Show.
On today's 123 Show, we hear from David Begbie, of Hong Kong’s Crossroads Foundation and Allie Chen, a child trauma specialist who has worked with UN agencies dealing with the Syria crisis. They speak to Annemarie Evans about the challenges that refugees face . After 2, the Agender Cafe returns with Karen Koh and Noreen Mir . First on the menu, we hear about STEM education. Su-Mei Thompson, CEO of the Women’s Foundation and Sophia Chan-Combrink from the British Council discuss the importance of science, technology, engineering and maths .. After 2.30, we talk about women working in tech with Michelle Sun, founder of First Code Academy, which runs computer programming courses designed especially for children and teens, alone with Karena Belin, co-founder of W Hub, an on-line platform and community that showcases startups to help them grow by making meaningful connections .(1:15pm-3pm, or email firstname.lastname@example.org)