Glass ceiling

Menopause and the glass ceiling: Impact on women’s careers

Dr. Elaine Chin. The average age for menopause is 51, since menopause generally lasts between seven and 14 years, millions of postmenopausal women are coming into management and top leadership roles at age 54, while experiencing mild to severe symptoms such as depression, anxiety, sleep deprivation, and cognitive impairment, to name a few. If you are menopausal – do not suffer in silence. You get no medals for it.