Meg Mathews is the founder of MegsMenopause. An icon of the nineties Brit Pop scene and a former music industry PR, events planner and designer, Meg has become and entrepreneur and an international advocate for the menopause.
Meg has since then become a spokeswoman to raise awareness to the chronic lack of support of women going through the menopause in the work place and in all areas of their lives. She has been invited to speak at governmental institutions and ministries to vocalise this matter on behalf of all female staff, and help changing not only the working environment but also trying to be pivotal on new legislation approval to give further support to women going through the menopause. Some of these key participations include at Foreign & Commonwealth Office, BBC headquarters, 2019 Business Disability Forum, John Lewis & Partners, Superdrug, Stella Live Panel by the Independent, amongst many others.
Meg launched her own menopause product range in 2019 which are dedicated to intimate care, skin care, and nutrition to help women feel more comfortable during the menopause. Meg made sure that all these products were vegan, and ‘naturally organic’. She also launched The M Blend CBD range, which are available in oil, gummy bear form amongst others. Meg was nominated for Best New British Brand, and Best Special Innovation at the Beauty Awards London in 2019.
This nobel movement started by Meg has been covered by national and international media such as Lorraine (ITV), Loose Women, BBC Global Woman in News, BBC Victoria Derbyshire news, BBC Breakfast News, Irish National Radio – The Ryan Tubridy Show, BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Sheffield. She has also spoken at the Women Mean Business Conference for The Daily Telegraph (2019). In November 2018, Meg was awarded the Inspiring Public Figure of the Year award by the Inspirational Leadership Trust.
Also titles that have caught attention on this project include British VOGUE, Red Magazine, Marie Claire, GRAZIA, The Times, Hello, Metro, Good Housekeeping, YOU, HuffPost, Natural Health (May 2019 cover), ES. Magazine, Daily Mirror, The Telegraph, Evening Standard, The Sun, Closer, Daily Express, Ethica Magazine, Get the Gloss, Mail Online, Cosmetics Business, Woman’s Own, Io Donna! (Italy), Fabulous magazine (November 2019) and wrote for the 2019 Managing Menopause campaign (December 2019)
In addition to her MegsMenopause campaign Meg is also an online columnist for Red Magazine and was named by the magazine as one of their Top 20 Career Shifters in 2017 an ambassador for PETA, Pup Aid, supports a number of animal charities and environmental causes.
Meg is currently leading a campaign with Pelviva as their new brand ambassador to break down the stigma around bladder leaks which affects 2 in 3 women in the UK over 50. Meg is also an ambassador for Pup Aid and supports a number of animal charities such as the Daisy Network, the Royal Osteoporosis Society and the British Heart Foundation.