For this episode of The ESOL Podcast, ESOL students from Westgate College in Newcastle have been talking about influential women from around the world. They have been discussing these women’s achievements to celebrate two important days – International day for Women and Girls in Science on 11th Feb and International Women’s Day on 8th March.
Parisa speaks about Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian Mathematician (0.37). Ivanka speaks about Stefka Kostadinova, a Bulgarian Athlete (2.02). Nadia speaks about Benazir Bhutto, a Pakistani Politician (2.51). Viorica speaks about Nadia Elena Comăneci Conner, a Romanian Gymnast (4.04). Farzana speaks about Begum Rokeya, a Bengali Feminist and Political Activist (5.08). Raj speaks about Kalpana Chawala, an Indian Astronaut (6.27).