Episode 195: Days for Girls – Celeste Mergens

This week’s episode of The 1 Girl Revolution Podcast features Celeste Mergens, founder of Days for Girls – a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to increasing access to menstrual care and education that shatter stigma and limitations for women and girls around the world.

Days for Girls increases access to menstrual care and education by developing global partnerships, cultivating Social Enterprises, mobilizing volunteers and innovating sustainable solutions that shatter stigma and limitations for women and girls worldwide. Days for Girls is dedicated to increasing access to menstrual supplies around the world, shattering stigma through education, elevating menstrual health and hygiene, and advocating for global policy change to empower women and girls. Days for Girls is turning periods into pathways.

Celeste founded Days for Girls in 2008 after a life-changing experience while she was working with a foundation in Kenya. Since it’s founding, Days for Girls has impacted the lives of more than 300 million women and girls in 145 countries – and counting. 

Celeste is an innovator, a speaker, the founder of several successful organizations, and she’s also now an author! Celeste’s new book The Power of Days: A Story of Resilience, Dignity, and the Fight for Women’s Equity is available now. 

You do not want to miss this inspiring episode! 

In this episode, you’ll hear: 

  • Celeste’s inspiring life story;
  • How Celeste ended up doing work in Kenya and how she learned about the menstrual poverty that many women and girls face daily;
  • The story of how Celeste decided to start Days for Girls and about the incredible world-changing work they do;
  • Stories about the impact that Days for Girls is making;
  • And so much more.

The 1 Girl Revolution Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, YouTube, and everywhere you listen to podcasts. 

For more information on Celeste and Days for Girls, please visit: https://1girlrevolution.com/daysforgirls

For more information on Days for Girls, please visit: Days for Girls

For more information on Celeste and/or to connect with her, please visit: Celeste Mergens

Follow Days for Girls on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.  

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Buy Celeste’s new book  – The Power of Days: A Story of Resilience, Dignity, and the Fight for Women’s Equity

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