Event Speakers

The Global Period Poverty Forum offers a diverse program. We have brought together 43 speakers from around the globe who will come together to discuss menstrual health management, practices and advocacy.

Introducing our 2022 MC's

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Kim Skubris
Communications Specialist
Shaw & Partners


Lucy Peach
Advocate & Singer
Your Greatest Period Ever


Meet our 2022 Speakers

Rochelle Gilbert

Rochelle Courtenay
Founder and Managing Director
Share the Dignity

Ina Jurga
International Coordinator of Menstrual Hygiene Day, WASH United

Lillian Bagala
Regional Director 
Irise Institute East Africa

Tina Leslie

Scheaffer Okore
Emeritus Advisory group
Goalkeepers at Gates Foundation

Danika Revell
Co-founder and CEO 
The Period Place

Dr Dani Barrington

Dr. Dani Barrington
Lecturer in Global Health
The University of Western Australia

Mary Crooks
Executive Director 
Victorian Women's Trust

Shayne Gilbert
Share the Dignity

Elli Sugita

Dr. Elli Sugita
Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University

Sandhya Chaulagain
Menstrual Hygiene Management Coordinator
WaterAid Nepal

Sumaira Lokhandwala
CEO & Co-Founder
HER Pakistan

Sana Lokhandwala
COO & Co-Founder
HER Pakistan

Dr. Annalise Weckesser
International Endometriosis Social Research Network

Ursula Maschette
Researcher and Consultant
Menstrual Health Promotion

Mandi Tembo
Founder - The Bleed Read
Research Fellow (MHM) - Biomedical Research and Training Institute

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Bridgit Kurgat
Global Advocacy Manager 
Days for Girls International

Diana Nelson
Global Advocacy Director
Days for Girls International 

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Dr Carmen Logie
Canada Research Chair
Global Health & Social Justice with Marginalized Populations

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Amy Peake
Loving Humanity UK

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Anne-Shirley Korave

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Dr Julie Hennegan
Senior Research Fellow
Burnet Institute 

Geena Dunne
The Cova Project

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Cathie Reid

Jessica Palti
Co-Founder, Director and Mentor
Cambodia Rural Students Trust

Chelsea Huggett
Technical Lead - Equality and Inclusion
WaterAid Australia

Bronwyn Wright
Chief Executive Officer
Sir Brian Bell Foundation

Global Period Poverty Forum speaker Tanya Mahajan

Tanya Mahajan
Director of International Programs
The Pad Project

Meenal Khare

Meenal Khare
Chief Operating Officer

Global period poverty forum speaker Terri Harris

Terri Harris
Education Manager
Bloody Good Period

Global Period Poverty Forum speaker Dr AJ Lowick

Dr A.J. Lowik
Gender Equality Advisor
Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity

Rosette Nanyanzi
Gender Technical Advisor
Ministry of Education and Sports Uganda

Minnie King
Women on Country

Suzanne Orr

Suzanne Orr
Member for Yerrabi
ACT Legislative Assembly

Dr Nina Lansbury
Senior Lecturer in Public Health

Ashma Shrestha

Ashma Shrestha
Communication for Development Officer
UN Women Nepal

Emeli Anise
Programme Officer - GIRLS Programme
Fiji Women's Rights Movement

Have you got a story to share?

Are you an impactor, researcher, advocate or someone working in the menstrual health space?

We would LOVE for you to record a 10-minute Impactor Power Pack video explaining the impact you have made or the work you are doing on a local level! 

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Would you like to hear leaders from around the world will come together with a united passion and purpose to discuss menstrual health management practices and advocacy? Join us!