Category: Who runs the World

Tampon Run!

What do you get when you mix a couple of empowered girls with massive innovation and an interest in coding?  A little something called Tampon Run and it’s...

Mr. Arunachalam Muruganantham

Let’s talk about true love. There was once a poor man in India who saw his wife’s struggles with maintaining her menstrual hygiene. So one day he went into town...

The Jani-Karin Lidman, Sophie Thornander, Marc Hoogendijk, Lars Marcus Vedeler, and Kristin Tobiassen

  We’ve always known that it’s best to turn lemons into lemonade but consider they way that an innovative group of Swedish university students turned a...

The Mother Of All Micro Humans

  Last week the New York Times reported that researchers from Northwestern University, the University of Illinois at Chicago and Draper Laboratory published reports...

The Unmentionables

By: Rachel Cargle, Social Media Manager BUPeriod It’s hard to imagine the turmoil that comes with being a refugee. Fleeing the country, you call home and seeking...

Menstrual Waste

By: Rachel Cargle, Social Media Manager BUPeriod Have you ever heard of the term menstrual waste? It’s not something I had heard of either but after reading an article...

Fem Project: Two Women Doing Their Part to Address Women’s Needs in LA

By: Rachel Cargle, Social Media Manager BUPeriod There are some things we often take for granted. A warm bed, a morning meal, and perhaps without noticing, we take for...

SHE Sustainable Health Enterprises

SHE: or Social Health Enterprises By: Rachel Cargle, Social Media Manager BUPeriod The website for SHE, or Social Health Enterprises, hits us with some pretty hard...