Journalist Louise Minchin will be joined by Dr Helen Kini to discuss their experience of the menopause and how it can have, and has had, an impact on a woman’s career.
Louise will be speaking about the difficulties and symptoms she faced as she went through the menopause while Dr Kini will discuss ways to manage symptoms at work.
Louise and Helen have been on a mission over the last couple of years visiting and Zooming companies across the UK to help employees get through this period of life for many women. They have helped to change policy as well as educate girls and women who are eager to find out more.
The audience will have the opportunity to discuss their own experiences and ask Louise and Helen questions.
Louise Minchin is a well-known and respected broadcaster and journalist. Louise presented the UK’s most watched breakfast programme, BBC Breakfast, on BBC One for 20 years. She is chair of the 2023 judging panel for the prestigious literary award, the Women’s Prize for Fiction. Before joining BBC Breakfast she was one of the main anchors on BBC News 24.
Helen is a GP who has worked at Upton Group Practice in Wirral for more than 18 years.
In 2020 she co-founded Flourish for Life, the first lifestyle medicine clinic in the Northwest combining the expertise of healthcare professionals to help patients and workplaces to use evidenced based lifestyle advice to improve health and wellbeing.