In this episode, Bob has the pleasure of talking with Social Entrepreneur, Nadya Okamoto. Nadya is the Founder and Executive Director of Period (period.org), an organization fighting to end period poverty. Nadya also ran for public office, becoming the youngest Asian American to run in US history. Nadya published her debut book, Period Power: A Manifesto for the Menstrual Movement and was recently named in the 2019 Forbes 30 under 30 and the Bloomberg 50 “Ones to Watch” lists. Nadya is currently the Chief Brand Officer of JUV Consulting, a marketing agency that aims to improve marketing efforts toward Generation Z.
Bob and Nadya talk about some of her obstacles and successes in following her passion for ending period poverty. Nadya’s words of wisdom, “If you don’t know, do it anyway.” Join this powerful conversation of period poverty and following your passion. @nadyaokamoto, @periodmovement