Barbara Stocking Q&A: “Anything is possible if you are educated”

The former Oxfam CEO talks Michelle Obama, Divided: Why We’re Living in an Age of Walls and life lessons from her father. 

Barbara Stocking was born in Rugby in 1951 and has worked as an NHS director and as Oxfam’s CEO. She was given a damehood in 2008 and is currently president of Murray Edwards College, Cambridge. What’s your earliest memory?

Being allowed to go on a rocking horse at the primary school I was due to join the following year.  Who are your heroes?

I didn’t have a hero as a child but I was obsessed with the Beatles. My hero now is Michelle Obama, who has dealt with...
source: New Statesman

2020-02-25 12:26
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