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Mary Kenner: Inventor of the Sanitary Belt

Mary Kenner: Inventor of the Sanitary Belt

Posted by C.Nichole on Mar 2nd 2022

Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner was born May 17, 1912, in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. She later moved to Washington, D.C., graduated high school, and attended Howard University but didn't finish because of financial difficulties. During World War II, Mary worked for the Census Bureau and General A …
Menstruation: The Celebration Starts Now

Menstruation: The Celebration Starts Now

Posted by C.Nichole on Feb 17th 2022

Do you remember getting your period for the first time? What took place? What happened? I can tell you what didn't happen, there was no party. Being a female of African descent born and raised in America, the only thing I knew about is when you turn 16, no matter your gender preference, you get a Sw …
Giveback Initiative

Giveback Initiative

Posted by C.Nichole on Feb 2nd 2022

Before Wombilee was even a thought, I've always been fortunate enough to have access and the funds to buy menstrual pads. I started my menstrual cycle in the 5th grade at 11 years old. I was using the restroom, and I saw blood. I was grateful that it wasn't on my underwear, and I caught it in time. …
​Healthier Start for the New Year

​Healthier Start for the New Year

Posted by C.Nichole and Raffinaé LaJuan on Jan 2nd 2022

We're on the mission to bring the importance of a healthy, cared-for womb to the forefront while empowering women to acknowledge menstruation as a strength, understanding the honor within, "It all begins with you..."As women, we care about our wombs, and we put that same care into caring about all w …
The Introduction - Meetings With The Royal Court

The Introduction - Meetings With The Royal Court

Posted by C.Nichole and Raffinaé LaJuan on Dec 2nd 2021

Meetings With The Royal Court will be a blog space, complete with posts from women, girls, educators, doctors, girl-dads, any in-between that we may have left out as we figure this never-ending journey of womanhood out together. From personal stories to educational pieces, we hope that you stick aro …