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Mothers Menopause and Leadership

“Empowerment starts when women get together” Melinda Gates 2019. I have been very fortunate to have spent the past few months working with, and being mentored within the Action lab pilot programme run by Social Entrepreneurs Ireland. The programme covered business modelling, communications, governance and fundraising. I was also very grateful to have a terrific […]

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Menopause in the Workplace

The age demographic of Ireland’s and the UK’s workforce is changing. By 2030 it is estimated that there will be 1.3 billion menopausal and post- menopausal women in the world. Thus prioritization of health and prevention of disease is vital at midlife. Midlife and menopausal women make up the fastest growing cohort at work. Thus, […]

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Narratives adding to menopausal silence

Over the past few months, I have been interviewing women in Ireland on their experiences and understandings of menopause for a masters degree. What is emerging is that the  damaging and derogatory rhetoric that has surrounded menopause for decades needs to be challenged. Women’s agency in relation to menopause continues to be undermined. Remaining silent […]

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Talk at Waterford Tennis Club.

As Covid 19 restrictions are lifted, it was great to see our local tennis club reopen. Many of us have missed our weekly or twice weekly game of tennis. Along with the immense health and fitness benefits ascribed to  tennis, in particular  osteoporosis prevention, the sociability factor is also wonderful. I normally play doubles with […]

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