our advisory board
Sara Birnel Henderson
Sara Birnel Henderson (she/her) is a researcher and educator who has worked in sexual and reproductive health with a focus on reducing disparities for over 10 years. She currently works in the education arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
Maggie Di Sanza
Maggie Di Sanza (she/her) is a high school sophomore who lives in Madison, Wisconsin. She started the social justice campaign Bleed Shamelessly in 2018 with the intention of promoting menstrual equity and inclusion.
Kate Lesniak (she/her/they/them) is a senior strategist focused on the intersection of advocacy, media, and digital. She is the former publisher at Bitch Media and hails from the east coast. Kate is currently a senior strategist with ThinkShout in Portland, OR.
Emmet Phipps (they/them) FNP-BC, AAHIVS is a white, queer, trans Family Nurse Practitioner who specializes in the care of LGB, queer, transgender and non-binary people and those living with HIV. Emmet is currently a clinician at the Chelsea Center for Special Studies at NY Presbyterian Hospital.
Joyce McFadden (she/her) is a psychoanalyst and author of Modern Mothering: What Daughters Say They Need from Their Mothers Regarding Sexual Development and Its Impact on Self Worth.
Fernanda Santos (she/her) is a Brazilian-American writer and journalism professor living in Phoenix, Arizona. She is a former staff writer for The New York Times and the author of The Fire Line: The Story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots.
Anita Seto (she/her) is a biologist working to advance new medicines for rare diseases. As a scientist, Anita strives to teach her daughter and other kids the importance of forming opinions based on data-driven information. She lives in San Diego, California.