About Us

Love Your Menses was founded in Boston, MA in 2019 in response to the growing menstrual wellness needs of girls and women. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, our mission is to dispel myths surrounding menstruation, promote menstrual equity, and build the next generation of leaders by providing an educational, uplifting, and supportive space for Black and Brown girls, women, and all people who menstruate to learn about the menstrual cycle and create innovative public health solutions.

Our organizational model promotes menstrual equity through intergenerational  community conversations, evidence-based menstrual health education, resource connection, and mentorship.​

Our Mantra

Love Your Menses- to be in tune with your menstrual cycle, to advocate for equitable resources & safe spaces to menstruate, to support other people who menstruate, and most importantly, to flow through life unapologetically.

Disclaimer

LOVE YOUR MENSES PROVIDES GENERAL EDUCATION TO EMPOWER ADOLESCENTS AND ADULTS TO TAKE CHARGE OF THEIR HEALTH AND WELLNESS. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IS NOT INTENDED OR IMPLIED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT. OUR MISSION IS TO ALWAYS EDUCATE AND EMPOWER ADOLESCENTS AND ADULTS TO STRIVE FOR EQUITABLE HEALTH. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE IS FOR GENERAL INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.

We believe all girls, women, and people who menstruate deserve a safe, brave, and uplifting space to learn about their bodies and have equitable access to the resources they need for their reproductive health and wellness.

Our Mission

To promote menstrual equity by providing an educational, uplifting and supportive space for Black and Brown girls, women, and all people who menstruate to learn about menstrual cycle and create innovative public health solutions.

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Our Vision

Equitable resources for everyone who has a period!

Meet The Team

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Dr. Ebere Azumah

Co-Founder & Board President

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Bria Gadsden

Co-Founder & Executive Director

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Asriel Walker

Program Manager

Language should never be a barrier to accessing menstrual health education or resources. As a collective, our team speaks 7 languages. 

Diya Khullar

Dr. Anne Petia Carine Antoine

Boston University Maternal and Child Health Fellow

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Haiti Program Manager

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Evan Ifeoma Ukatu

Nigeria Executive Program Manager

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Miura Lima

Sao Tome and Principe

Program Manager

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Matida Bojang

Gambia Program Manager

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FiFi Konate

Luzan JadKarim

Kelly Davis, LPN

Global Menstrual Equity Coordinator

Menstrual Equity Trainer and Nurse Consultant

Menstrual Equity Intern

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Solomon Y. Fahn 

Liberia Program Manager

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James Gitari

Kenya Program Manager

Team Alums

Many of our former staff and volunteers have moved on to continue furthering their education or professional development. Some of our amazing team members are currently in medical school, nursing school, medical residency, or working full time in public health. 

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Olivia Durden

Maira Lima

Tiffany Rodriguez

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Yassah Lavelah

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Breanna Chachere, MPH

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Ethleen Peacock

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Caitlin Tricomi

Board of Directors

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Aleena Surenian

FlowTech4Girls

Program Coordinator

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Dr. Ebere Azumah

President 

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Deborah Seyi Okonedo

Fabienne Eliacin

Vice-President

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Kalina Philalom

Abraham Nwokenta

Dr. Frimpong Kodua, MD

Secretary

Treasurer

Board Member

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In Loving Memory

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Irvienne Goldson

Founding Member, Period Champion, Community Leader, Forever our Queen

Love Your Menses In The Media

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