Melanie Cristol

Founder & CEO
Lorals California

Melanie is the founder & CEO of Lorals, a feminine care brand that helps women across the world have more frequent — and more pleasurable — intimate experiences. Melanie and Lorals have been featured in the New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Fast Company, Autostraddle, Playboy, and other publications worldwide. She is a frequent podcast guest on shows such as Art of Manufacturing, Sex Ed the Musical, How Cum, and Women Who Tech. Previously, Melanie was a consumer-products and healthcare attorney at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, an LGBTQ-rights attorney with Lambda Legal, and a peer sex educator at Columbia University. She earned her BA and JD from Columbia and now lives in Los Angeles.

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