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Just Keep Pedalling
Anna Raptis is the founder of Mexico's first venture capital fund centred around women and is passionate about cycling as a way to challenge herself and focus her mind. She reflects on the parallels between her pastime of choice and her professional life... and celebrates the Female Tour De France running now for the first time in decades.
'I Had My First Child and Published My First Poetry Book in My Forties'
Anita Pati published her first book of poetry, Hiding to Nothing, which explores topics that encapsulate her life as a woman of colour. She writes for Noon about coming to this and other milestones in midlife - and feeling like a late bloomer.
Hooray for unlikeable heroines
We should embrace female characters who are deeply flawed and not nice
My Midlife Hero’s Journey
Taiwo Dayo-Payne explains why midlife provides the opportunity for a classic interior journey.
Becoming a painter at 50
Jocasta Shakespeare loves that she found the artist inside in midlife, not earlier....
“I was spread so thinly that nothing I did ever felt good enough.”
Helen Barnes on how she gave up traditional notions of success, concentrated on her family and discovered the joy of reinventing herself.
How learning to surf at 50-plus changed me
Danielle Cass began surfing age 50 plus and turned from invisible to strong and beautiful
How I gave up school gate politics
The actress Salima Saxton lost her way on the children's playground...until she ditched the Instagram mum lifestyle.
Queenagers: Why only a fool would ignore midlife women
Dubbed ‘Queenagers’ - with spending power and influence - midlife women are finally becoming the people they were meant to be. So why aren’t people taking more notice?
Why I'm still a rock chick in midlife
Julie Poole started singing at her her rough comprehensive in Nottingham. After a few detours, she's grabbing the mic again.
Join us for the launch of Female Determination
Exclusive International Women's Day event: An illustrious panel discusses the importance of determination and the new book Female Determination