Our Team

Dignity Period's global team includes program staff and partners in Ethiopia. Our administration and board of directors are based in St. Louis.


Mariam Seba Sanitary Products Factory

Mariam Seba Sanitary Products Factory, owned by Dignity Period Partner Freweini Mebrahtu, is a local business making a huge social impact.


Not only do they create a high-quality product, but they also hire and train local women.


Freweini was named CNN's 2019 Hero of the Year for her work to change the cultural stigma around periods.

Research & Education

Mekelle University

Mekelle University is a leading federal university in Ethiopia with a reputation for collaboration and high-quality programs.


We partner with Mekelle University to conduct research and provide education throughout the region.


Our Staff


Executive Director

Project Manager

Our Board


President of the Board

Vice President of the Board


of the Board

Secretary of the Board

Board Director

Board Director

 Dr. Hillary Anger Elfenbein

Board Director