kamilah kashanie, host
Kamilah (she/her) graduated from Brooklyn College, where she studied broadcast journalism and sociology. She graduated from the Transom Audio Workshop in 2019. Kamilah’s love for radio blossomed out of a desire to understand more about what makes us who we are. As a storyteller, she’s committed to starting conversations to make lasting changes in underserved communities.
Kamilah and her older sister both got their first periods at the same time – even though they’re seven years apart.
mia warren, executive producer
Mia (she/her) produces radio for StoryCorps in Brooklyn, NY. Previously, she reported for Marfa Public Radio in far west Texas and lived in Lima, Peru, where she documented stories in the Japanese Peruvian community on a Fulbright fellowship. Mia is an AIR New Voices Scholar ‘14.
Recently, she started using a menstrual cup – and is totally obsessed with it.
juleyka lantigua-williams, executive editor
Juleyka’s work as a multimedia journalist has reached tens of millions of people over the span of two decades. She is a former staff writer at The Atlantic and lead editor/producer at National Public Radio (NPR). In 2017, Juleyka (she/her) founded the digital media studio Lantigua Williams & Co.
She’s happy she’s been a late bloomer all her life.
carolina rodriguez, sound designer
Carolina (she/her) is a musician and sound engineer based in Colombia. She has worked as a radio editor and host and has also produced music festivals. In 2017, Carolina graduated from the Audio Engineering Practicum at the Banff Centre in Canada.
She gets horrible cramps every first day of her period, but it’s nothing a nice hot water bottle or a long walk can't relieve.