About Us

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 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 people who menstruate to learn about menstrual cycle and create equitable public health solutions.

We do this work through evidence based reproductive health and wellness education, STEM youth programming, menstrual product distribution, 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 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, 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 people who menstruate to learn about menstrual cycle and create equitable 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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Dr. Ronke Olowojesiku

Director of Health Research & Program Development

Boston University Maternal and Child Health Fellow

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Matida Bojang

Gambia 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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Ethleen Peacock

Director of Communications

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Dr. Anne Petia Carine Antoine

Bernidah Cherilus

Caitlin Tricomi

Program Coordinator

Haiti 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

Board of Directors

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Aleena Surenian

Diya Khullar

FlowTech4Girls

Program Coordinator

Intern

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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

Secretary

Treasurer

Board Member

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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