Joyce Harper is Professor of Reproductive Science at the Institute for Women’s Health, University College London. She is Director of Education at the IfWH, and Director of the Centre for Human Reproduction. She has worked in the fields of fertility, genetics, reproductive health and women’s health for over 30 years. She is passionate about education and discussion of all aspects of women’s health but especially at three key stages: puberty, the fertile years and the menopause. She is the mother of three sons born through IVF.