Event Speakers


The Global Period Poverty Forum offers a diverse program. Speakers from around the world who will come together to discuss menstrual health management practices and advocacy.

Introducing our 2022 MC's

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Kim Skubris
GPPF MC
Communications Specialist
Shaw & Partners

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Lucy Peach
GPPF MC
Advocate & Singer
Your Greatest Period Ever

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Meet our 2022 Speakers

Scheaffer Okore
Director of Policy and Advocacy
Women Political Leaders Organisation

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
Founder 
Freedom4Girls

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
Director
Share the Dignity


Elli Sugita

Dr. Elli Sugita
Associate Professor
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
Founder
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
Founder
Loving Humanity UK




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Anne-Shirley Korave
Founder
Queenpads

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Dr Julie Hennegan
Senior Research Fellow
Burnet Institute 

Geena Dunne
CEO
The Cova Project

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Cathie Reid
Director
Arc31

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

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!

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