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Episode 004: Video Storytelling in Menstrual Health with Tania Safi


Today’s guest is Tania Safi (they/them), an award-winner videographer and storyteller. Throughout their decade-long media career, they have produced everything from native digital entertainment for Buzzfeed to feature documentaries on human trafficking in India. They even created a few short documentaries for Days for Girls, which we will talk about in this episode. Tania is currently the Head of Video at Happy Media and lives in Australia.

Follow them on Instagram @taniasafi | Connect with them on LinkedIn | Subscribe to Tania’s  YouTube Channel

Resources Mentioned in the Show:


Sway Sway Episode #3 about Days for Girls in Lebanon

SBS Video: Meet the Brisbane inmates changing lives of young women and girls across the world


  • Video storytelling in the LGBTQA+ community 
  • Using inclusive language to talk about menstrual health 
  • How storytelling through video is a powerful way to effect change


International winner of United Nations Plural+ New York for her short film ‘Trab Laus', Best Use of Short-Form Video Mumbrella and Media Moment In Journalism LGBTI Australia, Safi produces thought-provoking, entertaining, accessible, and impactful videos. Hired to kickstart BuzzFeed Video Australia, Safi was relocated to Los Angeles for her expertise in producing, editing, and shooting highly shareable short and long-form content for their cross-platforms. 

After working for Internet and traditional media companies for 10 years, producing everything from native digital entertainment and branded video to feature documentaries on human trafficking in India, Safi is passionate about creating meaningful, worthy, memorable videos.

Safi has produced hundreds of videos for YouTube, Facebook, and other cross-platforms, developed several web-series, and hosted or acted in short and feature films.

Days for Girls
Days for Girls is an award-winning global NGO bringing menstrual health, dignity and opportunity to 3+ million girls (and counting!) worldwide.