Nadya Okamoto is a 23-year-old social entrepreneur and Harvard graduate. In early 2020, Okamoto co-founded August, a lifestyle brand working to reimagine periods. As the Today Show describes, “August is a growing online community aiming to "re-imagine and redefine the period experience to be powerful and dignified," with members who engage in conversations about how to properly use menstrual cups or what it's like to be a transgender man having a period, for example.”
Nadya is also the Founder of PERIOD (period.org), an organization fighting to end period poverty and stigma that she founded at the age of 16. Under her leadership, PERIOD addressed over 1.5 million periods and registered over 800 campus chapters in all 50 states and 50 other countries.
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