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The Purse Podcast

92 EpisodesProduced by Jana HlistovaWebsite

We are changing the conversation for women about money and investing.We focus on how women can manage and invest their money in the public and private markets and how they are the driving force behind the change we want to see in the world.We talk to change makers, financial experts, wealth managers… read more


#32: The menopause, Gen M and how businesses drive change with Heather Jackson

Heather Jackson is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for social movement and extensive experience in the field of diversity and talent management. 

The former CEO and founder of An Inspirational Journey, Heather has supported more than 150 organisations, with over 15,000 women influenced by her programmes and initiatives. An active media advocate, Heather is a regular keynote speaker and contributor to regional and national media. 

She is also Chair of The Hundred’s Northern Superchargers.

Heather is perimenopausal as diagnosed by her co-founder and good friend Sam Simister.

We cover the following in our conversation:

  • What is perimenopause and the menopause?
  • How big is this market? And why is it underserved?
  • What are the 48 symptoms of menopause?
  • Gen M: the menopause partner connecting brands and organisations
  • What can businesses and employers do to support women going through this transition?
  • What is the opportunity for businesses?
  • Heather's approach to starting her business and investment.
  • Advice for women and how their loved ones can support them.

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