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1.3 Million Women Enter Menopause Each Year. We Have to Stop Ignoring Them

Last updated on October 10, 2020
1.3 Million Women Enter Menopause Each Year. We Have to Stop Ignoring Them

Gennev's work is highlighted in a comprehensive article by Glamour about the changing perspectives on the once taboo topic of Menopause.

"What happens when women stay silent

“Menopause is not an old woman’s thing,” says Jill Angelo, CEO and cofounder of Gennev, an online menopause clinic. Millennials are the largest generation in the workforce, and the oldest of us, at 39, are entering the perimenopausal period. By 2024, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there will be more than 55 million women over the age of 55 in the labor force. In the U.K., menopausal women are already the fastest growing demographic in the job market.

Before founding Gennev, Angelo spent 15 years at Microsoft, where she ran a networking group for senior-level women at the company. “The dialogue started to change among them from talking about kids and babies, to the changes they were experiencing in their bodies,” she says. “I’m 46 now, so I am in perimenopause—I realized this was such an underserved space.” "

Get the whole story HERE.