Management Reader, Dr Vanessa Beck, researches women’s experiences of menopause in the workplace

women’s experiences of menopause in the workplaceMany working women today are continuing to face prejudice and insecurities around their menopause. University of Bristol School of Management’s Dr Vanessa Beck, along with colleagues at The Open University and De Montfort University, conducted research on the taboo surrounding menopause at work.

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IDM Dissertation Award Winner!

IDM dissertation awardFor my dissertation, I researched how young women perceive gender and the female body within the marketing of sanitary products. My passion for studying this topic predominantly stemmed from personal frustrations with constant patriarchal standards women are forced to meet within marketing standards.

However, it also grew from previous feminist studies covered in the courses, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability, and Organisation Theory.

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Head of University of Bristol School of Management response to the tragic death of George Floyd

Black Lives Matter “Momma…, Momma”

These were some of George Floyd’s final words. They will no doubt resonate in the minds of many people – a dying man calling for his mother, whilst in police custody.  Civil action and mass protests are accelerating around the US and other parts of the world in solidarity for George’s family and anti-racism.

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