15 international speakers featured in a 1-day interactive live event to set you up for success through your menopause
There’s so much confusing and conflicting information about the menopause out there.
But what do you actually need to know? And which information is actually correct, and the most up-to-date?
In this live online event we’re taking the mystery out of the menopause so you’ll be empowered with the knowledge you need to flourish through your entire menopause journey.
Tune in and learn from the top menopause experts and ask them your questions – without having to leave your home.
Get expert advice and practical takeaways on all the hottest menopause topics including…
Menopause Success Summit 2021 Speakers
Each of our menopause experts will share the latest research and top practical takeaways in their field of expertise.
Meet your host: Catherine O’Keeffe, Wellness Warrior
Catherine is Ireland’s first menopause coach and a leading corporate speaker on Menopause in the Workplace.
As Wellness Warrior, she’s worked with thousands of women through one-to-ones and speaking engagements, changing the way we approach menopause by ending the silence and confusion that surrounds it.
Join Catherine and become part of the mission to empower women to successfully navigate the menopause and come into a fuller, more powerful chapter of life.
I’m so excited to host this live event that brings together the top menopause experts to show every woman who attends that she is not alone.
I know only too well that the menopause journey can be a confusing and vulnerable experience, but once you’re armed with the essential knowledge we’ll be sharing during the event, and once you see how many other women out there are on the same journey as you, you’ll feel way more supported and empowered to succeed through your menopause.
You’ve got this!
Just some of the publications Catherine has been featured in
Will you love the Menopause Success Summit?
You will if you’re…
- At any point along your menopause journey, from just entering perimenopause and on
- Confused and overwhelmed by all the conflicting and unclear information out there
- Craving answers to the questions about menopause that no one else is talking about
- Wondering how to proactively support your health and happiness through menopause
- Ready to be empowered with the understanding you need to succeed through menopause
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Menopause Success Summit?
The Menopause Success Summit is a 1-day live and interactive online event bringing together top experts to share the latest information on the hottest menopause topics.
It’s hosted by Catherine O’Keeffe, Wellness Warrior: Ireland’s first menopause coach.
The summit takes place on Saturday, 25th September 2021, 10-5pm.
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Can I choose which talks I want to see?
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Dr. Lisa Mosconi, PhD
Reshaping the landscape of the female brain – A groundbreaking scientific study on how menopause impacts the brain
Dr. Lisa Mosconi, PhD, is the Director of the Women’s Brain Initiative and Associate Director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC)/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, where she serves as an Associate Professor of Neuroscience in Neurology and Radiology. She is also an adjunct faculty member at the Department of Psychiatry at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, and the Department of Nutrition at NYU Steinhardt School of Nutrition and Public Health.
Formerly, Dr. Mosconi was an Assistant Professor of the NYU Department of Psychiatry, where she founded and was the director of the Nutrition & Brain Fitness Lab and served as the director of the Family History of Alzheimer’s disease research program.
Dr. Mosconi holds a PhD degree in Neuroscience and Nuclear Medicine and is a certified Integrative Nutritionist and holistic healthcare practitioner.
Her research is well known regarding the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease in at-risk individuals, especially women, using brain imaging techniques such as positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). She is passionately interested in how risk of memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease can be mitigated, if not prevented through the combination of appropriate medical care and lifestyle modifications involving diet, nutrition, physical and intellectual fitness. Her new book, “The XX Brain,” an instant New York Times bestseller, was published in March 2020.
In Conversation with…Lorraine Keane “My Menopause Journey…”
Lorraine Keane is an Irish Broadcaster, Mum, Cleanmarine MenoMin Brand Ambassador, founder of Fashion Relief a fundraising initiative with Oxfam Ireland, and former entertainment correspondent for TV3. Lorraine has been talking Menopause and sharing her experience of Perimenopause for over 5 years at events with Menopause experts and more recently on her podcast “Let’s Talk Hormone Health”. Lorraine wishes she had known at 38 that her symptoms were perimenopausal and is dedicated to educating her peers and younger generations, so they don’t suffer in silence when it comes to Perimenopause and Menopause.
Meaghan Esser – Mag 365 – ITLHealth
Magnificent magnesium – The important benefits of this vital mineral during menopause
Meaghan Esser is a Registered Nutritionist from Ontario, Canada. After several years working with clients in a successful private practice, Meaghan joined the family business, ITL Health. As a result, her focus shifted to magnesium and the important role it plays in optimal health. This focus has made her a go-to on all things magnesium related, and she regularly answers questions on ITL Health’s YouTube channel.
Catherine O’Keeffe, Wellness Warrior
Spotlight on Menopause – encouraging menopause friendly workplaces
Ireland’s first menopause coach and corporate speaker
As Ireland’s first menopause coach, I understand that every woman’s journey through the menopause is different. Your needs are different to mine, or to the needs of any other woman I’ve worked with.
But one thing that remains constant to us all? We all need support through the menopause. That’s what I provide to you.
Managing your mental health – coping mechanisms for the emotional rollercoaster of menopause
Diane Danzebrink is personal therapist, consultant and menopause counsellor with professional nurse training in menopause. She is the founder of Menopause Support and the national #MakeMenopauseMatter campaign which has already been successful in having menopause added to the new RSE curriculum in schools in England and continues to call for mandatory menopause education for all GPs and menopause support in the workplace. Diane is regularly invited to comment in the media, has contributed to several books and is currently writing her first book.
Dr Deirdre Lundy
Hormone Replacement Therapy – What’s it really all about? Is it as risky as they say?
Deirdre has been a GP specialising in Women’s health for over 30 years.
She has worked for all the major family planning clinics around Dublin and joined the Bray Women’s Health Centre team in the late 1990’s.
Outside the GP surgery, Deirdre works for the Irish College of General Practitioners and is coordinator for GP training in areas of sexual & reproductive health.
She is the “expert in residence” in Women’s Health for the GP resource known as “GPBUDDY.IE” and delivers lectures for that group all over the republic of Ireland.
She founded the first “Coil Clinic“- an outpatients service staffed exclusively by GP’s – based in the Rotunda, Coombe and National Maternity Hospitals in Dublin.
She is also on the staff of the Royal College of Surgeons where she lectures in clinical skills – encouraging junior colleagues to approach patients with respect and kindness
Sile Seoige, Laura Dowling, Catherine O’Keeffe PLUS guest panellists to be announced “Keeping it Real – An open and honest conversation about Menopause”
Síle Seoige is a native Irish speaker and has spent the past twenty three years working in the media industry in Ireland, primarily as a television presenter.
She’s also a yoga and meditation teacher and she has a popular podcast called ‘Ready to be Real conversations’.
…. which provides thought provoking discussions with well known guests, as well as those who are not as well known with extraordinary stories to tell.
The podcast focuses on health and wellness, covering topics and issues that impact so many of us.
Other elements of her career include being a wellness speaker, a radio presenter, an event MC, a voice over artist, a writer and even as an occasional singer and actor!
Proven strategies to achieve & maintain restful sleep through Menopause
For over a decade qualified Health Scientist Tom Coleman has been speaking about the importance of Sleep, working with high level teams and elite athletes, consulting and speaking for multinationals on dealing with challenges relating to Sleep and helping people get better sleep. In 2018 Tom sat on an expert panel contributing to research on Sleep in Corporate Ireland.
Dr Zoe Williams
Nourishing body and soul – Nutrition to enhance health and wellbeing during menopause
Dr Zoe Williams MBBS, DRCOG, MRCGP is a practicing NHS GP and media medic with accolades such as being named on the Pulse Power 50 List as one of the country’s most influential GP’s. Outside of the surgery Zoe is a National Advisor for Public Health England and is a clinical advisor to the RCGP. She is a director and founding member of the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine.
Zoe is currently one of the resident GP’s on ITV’s popular daytime show This Morning in addition to presenting for the BBC’s ‘The One Show’, ‘Horizon’ and ‘Trust Me I’m a Doctor’.
“Dr Zoe has a particular interest in women’s health and in using nutrition to enhance health and wellbeing. Her strength lies in sharing knowledge with the viewing public, specialising in debunking the confusing world of medicine, in a warm, down to earth and straightforward manner.
She is also one quarter of the hugely popular podcast Steths, Drugs and Rock N’ Roll.
Her writing credits include regular contributing to both Fabulous and Marie Claire.
Thriving in your menopause journey – how to integrate holistic therapies
Founder & Director of Art of Health Clinics, Kildare & Galway
Bsc (Hons); RGN; MH; CT; CBP:
Anny has studied and worked in healthcare for almost 30 years.
With a wealth of experience in both orthodox medicine (as an intensive care nurse) and natural medicine, Anny offers a truly integrative approach to dealing with an array of modern-day health challenges, such as menopause and stress.
At the heart of Anny’s philosophy is: Cleanse | Nourish | Heal.
She is a leading voice on the importance of digestive health and offers a range of programmes including: medical herbalism and nutritional therapy, where she prioritises nourishing the body with plant-based, healing foods.
Moving with the changing issues of today, Anny has incorporated quantum science into her work. Coined ‘new medicine,’ this cutting-edge approach focuses on assisting and listening to the body’s innate healing powers by releasing people from flight / fight and removing the blocks that prevent body-mind-spirit healing.
Dr Mary Ryan
Understanding the hormonal journey from perimenopause to menopause
MB BCH BAO MRCP (UK) MD – Consultant Endocrinologist
Dr Mary Ryan brings huge knowledge and experience of
endocrinology, diabetes and women’s health. She practices at The Bon Secours Limerick, Aut Even in Kilkenny and Lectures at University of Limerick. Dr Ryan is on the Specialist Register and her research has been presented internationally.
She lectures GP’s, graduates and the public and has been on the Women’s Heart Advisory Group for the Irish Heart Foundation.
Sile Seoige, Laura Dowling, Catherine O’Keeffe PLUS guest panellists to be announced. “Keeping it Real – An open and honest conversation about Menopause”
Pharmacist and Mum-of-three Laura Dowling (a.k.a. Fabulous Pharmacist) is passionate about sharing her knowledge of all things health-related in an accessible, relatable manner via her Instagram channel. Her primary audience is females across a wide age range who tune in to hear Laura’s thoughts on medicine, illness, natural therapies, nutrition, supplements, exercise, yoga and cooking amongst other things. With a degree from Trinity and almost 20 years’ experience under her belt, Laura aims to give her followers the tools to live a balanced, healthy lifestyle without resorting to short-term crazes or fads.
How to Manage Your Weight Through Menopause – Get Strong, Build Resiliency and Nourish Your Body
Amanda Thebe is a force of nature for women who are experiencing menopause hell and want to start feeling healthy and fit in their 40s and beyond. With nearly 30 years of experience in the fitness industry, Amanda is a highly regarded expert on women’s fitness and health. A popular guest on podcasts and online summits, she brings a refreshing humor and no-nonsense approach to subjects usually shrouded in shame. Through her frank articles, hilarious social media posts and inspirational and entertaining talks, Amanda continually inspires the loyal readers of her website, FitnChips.com.
Her exercise workouts and fitness tips have been featured in Shape, Prevention, Health Line, Global News Canada, The Doctors, Lifehacker, Breaking Muscle, Girls Gone Strong, and Ultimate Sandbag Training. She lives in Houston, Texas.
The lighter side of Menopause
Noelle has been a professional actor since 1987 and has worked extensively in Theatre, Film, Television and Radio. She became a playwright and theatre maker in 2013. Her first play, Postscript, co-written with Michèle Forbes, dealt with her experiences as an adoptee tracing her birth family. She co-created and presented, with Faye O’Rourke, Konenki (Menopause Unmasked) at the Sugar Club in 2019. At 53 she became a stand-up comedian and has gigged all over Ireland and at the London Irish Centre. She is also an adoption rights activist.
Emily Power Smith
Sexual pleasure – The ups and downs and ins and outs of sexual pleasure before, during and after menopause
Emily is Ireland’s only clinical sexologist, 50 and going through menopause. She also enjoys her sex life and has great orgasms! Emily runs a thriving private practice, teaches, trains, writes and speaks on sexual pleasure throughout all life stages. Her approach is fun, down to earth with loads of tips and information on relationships and all things sexual
Sexual pleasure – The ups and downs and ins and outs of sexual pleasure before, during and after menopause
Trudy Hannington is the Senior Psychosexual Therapist who leads a team of 4 psychosexual therapists at the Leger clinic at Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England.
Trudy has worked in sexual health for over 25 years and specialised as a psychosexual therapist in 2002 after training at the Porterbrook Clinic at Sheffield.
Trudy’s specialist interest is combining medical treatments with sex therapy to optimise outcomes for patients.
She has a special interest in Menopause, in supporting women to access up to date and evidence-based information, so that they can make an informed choice on the best treatment options to suit them.
Senior Accredited member and Supervisor of COSRT (College for Sex & Relationship Therapists) and Fellow of COSRT
A former Chair of the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT).
Committee member for the CPD & Conference team for COSRT
Won Yorkshire Woman of the Year award in 2004.
She is also a Committee Member for the British Society of Sexual Medicine.
Trudy was also the specialist psychosexual therapist in the Channel 4 documentary “The Week The Women Came”.
Highly qualified in this field Trudy Hannington’s team has NHS contracts with Doncaster Public Health and Bassetlaw CCG, Halifax GU Medicine service and also sees patients on a private basis.
She has lectured worldwide on the Management of Sexual Dysfunction, most recently in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Leger Clinic is a flagship service, which offers a “one stop shop” for all areas of sexual difficulty, either medical or psychological.
For more information visit our website at www.legerclinic.co.uk
Senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee
Senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee is the Fianna Fáil Seanad spokesperson on Health and co-chair of the All Party Oireachtas Group on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights. She is a member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and has a particular interest in the area of women’s Health.
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As leaders in Health foods, Linwoods aim to enhance health and wellbeing through nutritiously
dense, healthy foods using the finest quality ingredients and sustainable production methods.
Linwoods have now developed a new Functional range which aims to deliver enhanced benefits
targeted at specific health concerns. Menoligna is a sprouted Flaxseed and Chia Seed blend with an
added 3g of Flax Hull Lignans. It has been developed specifically for women during the menopause
stage of life with important vitamins, minerals and Lignans derived from natural plant based sources.
This includes Vitamin B6 which helps support the regulation of hormonal activity, Vitamin B12 which
contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and Omega 3 (ALA) which contributes to the
maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels.
Linwoods recommend adding a 30g daily serving of Menoligna blend to your breakfast or any other
meal to ensure that you enjoy the benefits.
Available to purchase exclusively online from 1 st September at www.linwoodshealthfoods.com
Mag365 – ITLHealth
ITL Health is a multi-award winning family-owned and female-led business that focuses on premium magnesium supplements. ITL Health is known for their quality, purity and cutting-edge research. All products are vegan, allergen-free and highly bioavailable to the body, ensuring that you notice a marked difference in how you feel. ITL Health supplements are affordable and cater to women, with a focus on the nutrients needed during menopause and beyond.