Episode 02: Liz Mayes, Chief Executive of the Common Room of the Great North

My Friends in the North is a new podcast series from North East entrepreneur Sarah Waddington in which she interviews some of the region’s most influential organisational leaders.

Here she talks to Liz Mayes, Chief Executive of the Common Room of the Great North, about:

  • The Common Room of the Great North and the region’s mining heritage

  • The UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • Whether feminism is a dirty word, progress on gender equality and modern households

  • The importance of school governors

  • The challenges around public engagement in politics today

  • Children and values

The podcast is available on:

iTunes / Spotify / Tune In / Stitcher / Libsyn

To keep up to date with Liz, you can follow her on Twitter @lizmayes5 or connect with her on LinkedIn. Find out more about The Common Room of the Great North at www.thecommonroom.org.uk/

To feature on the podcast, please contact Sarah Waddington on 07702162704 or email sarah@astute.work