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Episode 005: Menstrual Health Hub with Danielle Keiser

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A well known figure in the menstrual health space, Danielle Keiser (she/her/hers) brings global communities together through social impact and advocacy. She is the Executive Director and Founder of Menstrual Health Hub and a partner at Madamí, a consulting agency focused on gender and female health innovation. 

In this episode, Danielle talks to us about paving the way for positive change in the menstrual health space. Join us as we learn from her experiences as a menstrual movement leader, her current projects in the field, and why we urgently need to address shortcomings in menstruation policy.

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Highlights:

  • Starting the MH Hub: Combining global communities
  • Menstrual Memo and celebrating achievements
  • Policy: Where the field needs to up its game

Bio:

Danielle I. Keiser is the Executive Director and Founder of Menstrual Health Hub and Partner at Madamí, a consulting agency focused on gender and female health innovation. Danielle is a bridge-builder who specializes in driving collective impact in the menstrual health world: working to bring together, engage and impact the broader female health global community. Prior to starting MH Hub, Danielle helped launch and grow Menstrual Hygiene Day (28 May) with WASH United. 

Danielle excels in facilitating global acceptance of menstruation as foundational to the entire female life-cycle (in both the public and private sector). To this end, she recently helped lead the first cohort of the Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator around menstrual health and hygiene (MHH) innovation in East Africa. 

Danielle holds a BA in Politics with Sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz (USA) and a Masters in Global Visual Communication from Jacobs University (Germany).

Jessica Williams
Jessica Williams is Chief Communications Officer of Days for Girls International. She is also the host of The Days for Girls Podcast. Jessica holds a Bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University in Communications and a Master’s degree in Strategic Communications from The University of Oregon. She is also an adjunct instructor for the University of Portland’s Pamplin School of Business Nonprofit MBA program.