Nadya Okamoto is CBO of JUV and a student at Harvard University. Originally from Portland, OR, she is the Founder and Executive Director of PERIOD (period.org), an organization she founded at the age of 16. PERIOD is now the largest youth-run NGO in women’s health, and one of the fastest growing in the United States. Since 2014 they have addressed over 750,000 periods and over 500 chapters in all 50 states and beyond.
Nadya recently published her debut book, Period Power: A Manifesto for the Menstrual Movement with publisher Simon & Schuster, which made the Kirkus Reviews list for Best Young Adult Nonfiction of 2018. Nadya was named to InStyle Magazine’s “The Badass 50: Meet the Women Who Are Changing the World” list, alongside Michelle Obama, Ariana Grande, and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.
As the Chief Brand Officer for JUV Consulting, Nadya oversees JUV’s feel and look - cultivating JUV’s diverse perspectives into a singular cohesive brand.