Futures for Women to feature in BBC2 programme

The work of Futures for Women and our founder Jessie Boucherett will feature in a new BBC2 programme named “Shopgirls – the true story of life behind the counter”.

FfW member, Dr Pam Hirsch, who is who is a lecturer in English Literature, Film History and Theory at the University of Cambridge, was interviewed by the production company and spoke about the work of Jessie Boucherett and how she established the Society for Promoting the Training of Women (now named Futures for Women).

The interview will feature in the first of the series of “Shopgirls” which will air at 9.00pm on BBC2 on Tuesday 24 June.   The series will run for three weeks.  There will also be a book published to accompany the programme.

You can find out more about “Shopgirls” by visting the BBC website.

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