After witnessing the stigma related to menstruation, Ananya Grover took action with her classmates. She believes breaking silence is the first step towards period positivity.

Why you should listen

Ananya Grover runs an online magazine for high school students, codeveloped an Android app called 'Maitri' to improve the social health of senior citizens and orphaned children and spreads period positivity. She coled 'Pravahkriti,' a community-level campaign creatively fighting stigma and improving menstrual hygiene management primarily among students.

Grover is an alumna of the Global Young Leaders Academy at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She also led team Tech Witches, finalists in the Technovation Challenge 2019, the world's largest technology and entrepreneurship program for girls. As a high schooler at Amity International School, Noida, India, she was named one of India's ten Youth Changemakers of 2019 by The Better India. 

Ananya Grover’s TED talk