EP 57: Navigating The Change: The Impact Of Menopause On Senior Female Leaders with Lisa Wright

by | Mar 7, 2024

This week marks International Women’s Day, and who better to have as a guest on the show than Lisa Wright.

Lisa is the founder of Menopause The Wright Way; an organisation that helps companies support their employees through menopause. Previously, she served as a managing director working with a multi-generational and multi-cultural team across the UK and South East Asia for 20 years.

Today, Lisa talks about navigating menopause at work and the impact it can have, especially on senior female leaders.

Here are the highlights from this episode:

  • (12:32) For a lot of women, there just isn’t that level of awareness.
  • (15:15) Don’t rely on Dr. Google!
  • (27:37) Try not to put any pressure on them and just listen.
  • (37:59) You’re not going mad!
  • (45:15) There’s multiple things that an organisation can do.
  • (55:32) Take control and look out for yourself.

Connect with Lisa;

Women’s Health Concern – this is the “patient” website offered by the British Menopause Society, so lots of useful information and fact sheets: https://www.womens-health-concern.org/

Newson Health Balance menopause website and app – these are the resources created by Dr Louise Newson. There is a fully searchable library of articles, factsheets, podcasts etc and Dr Newson only uses research evidence for all of her information. https://www.balance-menopause.com

Australian Menopause Society – this is actually one of the best websites offered for patients by a menopause society in terms of resources and information: https://www.menopause.org.au/health-info

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