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“Knowledge is power. Knowledge shared, is power multiplied”
- Robert Boyce
We LOVE engaging with councils, workplaces, schools and other wonderful organisations! We can teach you about many things, with topics ranging from women's health to social enterprise!
Our brilliant new head of speaking engagements, Eva, is an accredited exercise physiologist with a Masters's in both Women’s Health Medicine and Reproductive Medicine. Make a booking with her today! Our Co-Founder Eloise, is also still around for speaking engagements. Reach out to the team via the form below!
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This presentation follows the journey of TABOO Period Products’ founders in establishing a social enterprise that eradicates period poverty. It explores the decision-making processes that lead them to sell a premium product in consumer markets to make significant social and ethical change. The opportunity for consumer-funded impact is embellished, further unpacking the impact made to eradicate period poverty through the company’s sales.
Who this is for: Appropriate for all audiences, especially youthful audiences who are looking for inspiration. It is an expression of leadership, so is also appropriate for managerial levelled audiences.
1. A sense of inspiration to navigate uncharted water in the spirit of passion
2. An insight into social enterprise functionality and opportunity
3. Increased sense of opportunity to create change as a consumer
In every menstrual health education workshop, Taboo will lead you through engaging and interactive discussions teaching students about the menstrual cycle. The presentations will focus on the underlying biology, anatomy and why the process is important. Students will be taught about the physiological and hormonal changes to expect as they journey through puberty, with a focus on menstrual health. The presentation will cover signs and symptoms of menstruation, four distinct phases of the cycle, normal and abnormal menses, safe menstrual product use and reproductive health conditions specific to the targeted age group. Each student will walk away with local resources providing free period products and trusted resources for additional menstrual health information.
Who this is for:
Appropriate for audiences that are seeking content on foundational menstrual education. This
presentation will best suit school and community groups for individuals in the first years of menstruation.
1. Improved understanding of menstrual health and its effects to become more confident and informed adults.
2. An insight into the four phases of the menstrual cycle and key signs and symptoms that require further investigating.
3. An opportunity for the audience to engage in open and honest conversations about menstrual health.
This educational training program aims to develop the knowledge of coaches, sports trainers and volunteers within sporting organisations and clubs discussing menstrual health for young athletes. This presentation will cover the four phases of the menstrual cycle and the risks of over training and over exerting athletes during each phase. The program will cover in depth evidence-based practice surrounding safe training techniques during each menstrual phase and how to work closely with menstruating athletes. The presentation will aim to cover information regarding progression of exercises during phases of the menstrual cycle, phases for rest and recovery and key aspects to enhance performance for the players.
Who this is for:
This presentation is targeted at coaches, volunteers and officials within sporting organisations and clubs to upskill and train the individuals providing exercise and sporting advice to menstruating athletes.
1. Understanding the four phases of the menstrual cycle in relation to training players and athletes. Upskilling to understand peak performance timeframes and hormone fluctuation for performance.
2. Trainers will be able to make informed choices to train young athletes in a safe and effective manner regarding energy levels and performance.
3. Understanding medically-accurate and age appropriate menstrual education for sport athletes to reduce their risk of injury and hormonal imbalance.
This presentation will talk to the limited or inadequate access to menstrual products or menstrual health education as a result of financial constraints or negative socio-cultural stigmas associates with menstruation. Taboo will cover the importance of inclusive and accessible menstrual products, suitable bins within a community space and adequate menstrual health education. This presentation explores global menstrual issues through an environmental health lens and how these issues can impact the community.
Who this is for:
This presentation is appropriate for all audiences, including but not limited to schools, community groups, corporate workplace settings and sporting clubs.
1. The importance of understanding period poverty within your own community, school, corporate workplace and sporting clubs.
2. What you can do to help eradicate period poverty within your community.
3. Understanding what menstruators are required to do without adequate access to period products and facility and how it impacts their everyday life.
This presentation will focus on creating a better workplace culture for all people who menstruate.
Who this is for: This presentation is targeted at managerial audiences and workplaces.
1. How to support your workplace through the changes and challenges that arise with menstruation so employees can continue performing at their best.
2. Understanding period stigma and the importance of inclusive and accessible workplaces
3. The importance of creating open and honest conversations about period stigma in the workplace