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    Nadya Okamoto

    Founder, PERIOD (

    Nadya Okamoto is the Founder of PERIOD (, an organization fighting to end period poverty and stigma that she founded at the age of 16. PERIOD is now the largest youth-run NGO in women’s health and one of the fastest growing ones here in the United States. Okamoto recently published her debut book, Period Power: A Manifesto for the Menstrual Movement, which made the Kirkus Reviews list for Best Young Adult Nonfiction of 2018.

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