Menstrupedia is a friendly guide to periods which helps girls and women to stay healthy and active during their periods. With a team of dynamic and passionate people with complementary skills, Menstrupedia aims at delivering informative and entertaining content through different media. Menstrupedia is a small but definitive step to shatter the myths and misunderstandings surrounding menstruation for ages.
Dr Bhide is a practicing gynecologist based in London, UK. He has more than 20 years of experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and specialises in fertility treatments inducing IVF (test-tube baby).
Dr Bhide along with his wife Dr Alka Bhide(MD MRCOG) who is also an IVF specialist, regularly visit and spend time at the IVF centre of their multi-specialty hospital Thane Health Care in Thane (Mumbai).
Divya is the craftswoman behind the amazing resource that Menstrupedia's blog has become over the years. She ensures that each of the stories on the blog is insightful, well written and is a pleasure to read.
Divya has completed an MSc from the University of Oxford where her dissertation focused on menstrual taboos in urban and rural Karnataka. Her research interests lie in the anthropological understandings of menstruation, the narratives of women and sexual minorities and in Dalit and Indian feminist liberation theologies.
While pursuing a phd at Cornell University, Ranjit had helped in editing and refining the content of the quickguide section to make it simpler and reader friendly. He loves to evoke emotions and tell stories through his blog.
Amit helped in editing the content for the first version of the website while working with Commtel Networks, Mumbai as Lead-Corporate communications. He has used his passion for writing in all the best possible ways whether it is poetry or blogging.
Neeta helped with the user testing of the first prototype of comic on menstruation while she was a post grad student at The National Institute of Design, India. Since then she has pursued her interest in experience design for public spaces.
Shaija helped with the user testing of the first prototype of comic on menstruation while she was a post grad student at The National Institute of Design, India. Presently Shailja is pursuing a successful career as a user experience designer at SAP labs, India.
Palashi was part of the Menstrupedia team as a marketing specialist in 2015. During her stint at Menstrupedia she has helped in making the Hello Periods video and has lent her voice for the same.