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Menopause Whilst Black

Nov 29, 2023

Our guest this week is founder of menopause support group Sister2SisterBU, Marcia Jones.

58 year old Londoner with Jamaican and Bajan heritage, Marcia is a people gatherer who loves her life and it shows! Marcia takes us through her life from a shy, introverted teenager to the self aware woman of faith that she is...

Nov 22, 2023

Our guest for the first episode of Season Five is Jewellery Creative and founder of eponymous brand AngeB Designs, Angela Benjamin.

West London based Ange (pronounced in one syllable) of Grenadian heritage tells us how she first realised that she was entering peri-menopause in her early fifties and just when the first...

Oct 27, 2023

Welcome to Season 5 of Menopause Whilst Black  the Podcast!

The podcast committed to sharing the stories of Black women* in any stage of menopause, primarily based in the UK.

Founder and host Karen Arthur introduces the eagerly anticipated fifth season of MWB.

Menopause is a transition, can be a challenging stage for...

Apr 10, 2023

In this final episode of Season four Karen Arthur chats with star of stage, screen and radio, actress and Assistant Director Suzette Llewellyn. Suzette, founder of the BiBi crew - the first British comedy troupe to consist entirely of Black actresses. Suzette starred in Eastenders from 2019 to 2021. Having trained at

Mar 25, 2023

In this episode Karen Arthur chats with Yoga teacher Yvonne O'Garro.  A proud East Londoner, with Monserratian heritage, Yvonne left her career in HR to pursue her calling as a Yoga practioner specialising in Restorative and Hatha yoga. Yvonne feels most at peace when being of service and fulfils this by volunteering in...