Love Your Menses™ was founded in 2019 in response to the growing menstrual wellness needs of young people. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we provide a platform for girls and young women of color to become more aware of their bodies and to embrace the transition period from pre-puberty into puberty. Our goal is to create a safe and uplifting, and supportive space to dispel myths surrounding menstruation while supporting young people to love their menses.
We are committed to breaking the period taboo in Black and Brown communities through evidence-based health education, resource connection, and mentorship.
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.
LOVE YOUR MENSES PROVIDES GENERAL EDUCATION TO EMPOWER YOUNG WOMEN 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 GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMEN TO STRIVE FOR EQUITABLE HEALTH. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE IS FOR GENERAL INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.
We believe all girls 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.
To promote menstrual equity by providing adolescents with the resources they need in order to have healthy menstrual cycles and empower them to become agents of change in their communities.
Breaking the period taboo in communities of color through evidence-based health education, resource connection, and mentorship.
Meet The Team
Dr. Ebere Azumah
Co-Founder & Board President
Co-Founder & Executive Director
Dr. Ronke Olowojesiku
Director of Health Research & Program Development
Gambia Project Manager
Evan Ifeoma Ukatu
Nigeria Executive Project Manager
Program Manager of Youth Development / Executive Assistant
Director of Community Initiatives
Director of Global Partnerships / Liberia Project Manager
Director of Communications
Dr. Anne Petia Carine Antoine
Board of Directors
Haiti Project Manager
Dr. Ebere Azumah
Deborah Seyi Okonedo
In Loving Memory
Founding Member, Period Champion, Community Leader, Forever our Queen