Category: Gem of the Week

Lorrie King : They Call Her The Stigma Stopper

Gem of the Week 05/24/17 She has been working in the field of public health for over 20 years and Lorrie King doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon in her...

Aditi Gupta : Making a Stigma Stylish

Gem of the Week 05/17/17 When menstruation still stands as a taboo subject in many homes it takes a little creativity to impart the knowledge and education girls need....

Lili Murphy Johnson: Making a stigma Stylish

Gem of the Week 05/10/17 It was Lilli’s final degree project in art school that channeled the genious behind her jewelry line. Since then it’s been making a...

Holly Sanchez: Seeing a gap, filling it well!

Gem Of The Week 5/03/17 Sometimes a tweet can start a movement. Holly Sanchez, after recognizing the heartbreaking realities of homelessness in her current city of...

Liita Iyaloo Cairney

Sometimes one project leads to another. That’s exactly what happened for PHd candidate and innovator Liita Iyaloo Cairney. While visiting her home country of...

Jennifer Weiss Wolf: A warrior making big change for menstrual health

Gem Of The Week 3/29/17 She is a writer, an activist and a feminist who is at the forefront of advocating for menstruation policy as well as starting conversations that...

Grace Meng: Shouting from capitol hill that menstruation matters

Gem of the Week 3/22/17 There is a thing out there called the “menstruation equalty act”. As absurd as that sounds what is even crazier is that because our...

Rapi Kaur: Speaking on behalf of women of every generation!

Gem of the Week 3/15/17 Have you ever read words and been completely swept away in understanding and empathy. Rapi as a way of doing that in her poetry. Whether is be in...

Maya Alghaith: Taking the science of waterfalls to women everywhere!

Gem of the Week 3/8/17 Early on in her journey she read about negative ions, atoms charged with an extra electron, which are generated naturally by evaporating water,...

Dominique Christina Badass Poet!

 Gem of the Week 2/15/17 Dominique shows us that girls are made of sugar and Cajun hot Jamaican jerk curry chili pepper and halleluiah hot jalapeno SPICE all at once if...