The world of work was mostly made by men for men. As more women enter and rise through the economy, there’s a lot of dissatisfaction and discussion about how things are done; why is everything about achievement? Is making money really the be all and end all? And what’s the obsession with competition anyway?

Many women are forming their own ways of working to suit how they want to do business, which brings forth the question: does gender shape business?

Note: Live show – coming up on Monday 26th February, details below.

Host and producer: Nas aka Nastaran Tavakoli-Far

Co-host: Jonathan Freeman

Co-producers: Sam Baker and Jonathan Blackwell


Alain de Botton, writer, philosopher, founder of The School of Life

Emma Sexton, founder of [Make Your Words Work, co-founder of Flock Global and co-host of Badass Women’s Hour

Charles Michel, cook

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Related links: The Gender Knot LIVE - Mon 26th Feb in London, tickets and details here

The Gender Knot podcast and Facebook Group
Recommended podcast: Srsly by The New Statesman

Music: Government Funded Weed by Black Ant (used under Creative Commons) and 5 Pieces by Black Ant (used under Creative Commons)