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We Care About Our
Bodies and Our Future. 

We are a team of young women  entrepreneurs, who come from different backgrounds and share a common passion for women’s health and gender equality. 

Our personal and professional experiences have brought us together to think about concrete solutions to improve the menstrual experience of women in India. 

Meet The Founders

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My name is Shagun and I’m a Mechanical Engineer from Mumbai,

I studied Mechanical Engineering at Duke University, and I am
passionate about menstrual health, sustainable development and women empowerment. At Papaya, I'm in charge of product development.

Hi, I'm Victoire from Paris. 

I come from an International Development background and I have experience in inclusive business and social entrepreneurship, both in France and in India. Passionate about gender equality and social innovation, I have been working on menstrual health in India for more than 5 years.

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Hi! I’m Suhani, from Mumbai.

I’m usually shuffling between my research and entrepreneurial roles for my PhD at Stanford and my social enterprises. I founded Myna Mahila Foundation, a women’s health non-profit, in 2015 in urban slums in Mumbai. Over the years, we’ve worked on some incredible projects. Victoire, Shagun and I met through some of these, and we shared a common goal of helping make the menstrual process seamless for women like us anywhere in India.

The Team

Hi, I'm Shreya from Ahmedabad.

I am a product designer from Anant University. I like working on problems faced by society and solutions that are sustainable, low-cost, and have the potential for large impact.  I love working on user research, materials and manufacturing processes and prototyping ideas.

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My name is Dhriti and I’m from Meerut.

I’m a student doing Communication Design at Anant University. I’m driven by social causes and inspired by team work and the large scale impact of great design. My mission is to serve others, contribute to society, grow and learn new skills.

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