Discovering what it means to be Feminine in 2017

I have to be honest with you…I’ve been sweating over writing this piece. Setting an intention for our brand in the new year while reflecting on the past year is the post I most look forward to writing all year. This year was a little bit more difficult for me than other years though. I […]

#FWOTM: Erin Switalski, Rallying Women’s Voices for the Earth & for Themselves

Out of an estimated 85,000 chemicals currently in use in the environment in the United States, only about 200 have been tested for safety. Of those chemicals that have been tested, most have been evaluated only for their acute impacts to adult males in industrial settings. The chemical exposure routes and health impacts on women […]

#FWOTM: NY State Assemblywoman Linda B Rosenthal Pushes the Bill on Women’s Health

From eliminating the Tampon Tax to a bill that supplies young girls and women with free sanitary napkins in public schools, jails and homeless shelters, New York state has made major progress in reducing the gender bias women face on a systemic level. Leading efforts to change policy from the ground up is our Fierce […]

#FWOTM: Aanchal Bhatia, Empowering Patients to Take Control of their Own Healthcare

Every month we feature a woman who is changing the world for the better and inspiring others to discover and develop the best within themselves. September’s Fierce Woman, Aanchal Bhatia, is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and patient advocate, whose new book teaches people how to become the CEO of their own health and use conscious living […]

#FWOTM: Nadya Okamoto, Founder of Camions of Care

Brown paper grocery bags, dirty napkins, toilet paper wads, and scraps of cloth; this is what women without the means are using to stop their period flow. It’s a tale as old as time and one that stretches across all corners of the globe, tying individuals together simply through biology. Periods don’t just cause blood […]

A Birthday and Menstrual Hygiene Day Gift That Will Benefit Over 33,000 Women

We’re closing out this menstrual madness of a month with a HUGE announcement in honor of our birthday, this Saturday’s Menstrual Hygiene Day and to take our #FierceWomenFunded initiative to the max! Maxim Hygiene Donates 280,000 Tampons to Camions of Care Just last week we delivered and donated over 280,000 tampons to Camions of Care, […]

#FWOTM: Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, The Queen of Menstrual Equity

While we like to call ourselves Green Feminine Hygiene Queens when it comes to specifically defining our fierce woman mission of providing healthy organic and natural feminine hygiene products, we reign our commonwealth for women’s health in the good company of others who we like to share about via our monthly Fierce Women blog series. […]

#LetGirlsLearn About #HealthyMenstruation!

Yesterday First Lady Michelle Obama gave an empowering and convincing speech about the benefits the world has to gain from supporting the education of young girls. The talk was in support of the #LetGirlsLearn initiative she launched with President Obama last year and the World Bank’s commitment to invest $2.5 billion over five years in […]

A Solution to Menstrual Shaming in Rwanda and Schools

Imagine a school bathroom, shared by teenage girls and boys.  Perhaps unisex bathrooms make you uneasy, but even so, you probably envision a line of stalls, each with its own door, and a row of sinks with clean water, soap and paper towels. Now, envision this: instead of toilets, there’s a trench of deep pits […]

#FWOTM: Gretchen Ki Steidle, “The Mindful Warrior” of Global Grassroots

Before being nicknamed ‘The Mindful Warrior’ of Global Grassroots, Gretchen Ki Steidle began her humanitarian pilgrimage by first listening to and learning from the marginalized. From the deserts of Eastern Chad to the corners of Thailand and the townships of South Africa, Gretchen spent months speaking with survivors fleeing the genocide in Darfur, studying under […]