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Award Winning Author – Lauren Beukes

This week we talk to award-winning, international best-selling, author Ms. Lauren Beukes. We discuss a few of the catalysts in her career, from winning the Arthur C Clarke award, to tackling social issues with a feminist slant as well as some of the driving forces behind her success – 10% talent, 10% luck, 80% hard work. We consider the role that the media plays with respect to gender and racial parity, framing both male and female perspectives of women. We remark on the idea of broken masculinity as traditional gender stereotypes become less and less relevant in the 21st century. We highlight the responsibility that women have to other women to help each other achieve their dreams. Tune in for more…

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