Gabrielle Rocha Rios

@g_rocharios

Gabrielle (she/her) is a Brazilian-American PhD student in International Psychology researching ethnic minorities, stigma, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), and the workplace. She is also a member of the Youth Advisory Board at the International Association for Premenstrual Disorders, where she also served as a peer support provider and translator.

  1. Menstrual Health
    The Importance of Menstrual Health Education

    Lack of education about menstruation is one of the many barriers to achieving adequate menstrual hygiene worldwide.

  2. Business and Economics
    Tampon Tax and the Fight for Menstrual Equity

    The financial burden of sales tax on menstrual products is a significant health and economic issue.

  3. Health
    My Not-So-Easy Mental Health Recovery Journey

    I’ve noticed that many of the stories I encounter about mental health tend to focus either on the darkest moments…

  4. Tech
    Her male classmates weren’t thrilled about women engineers.

    This blog post was originally posted on Upworthy.com as part of a project with Girls’ Globe, Upworthy and Johnson & Johnson.

  5. Arts
    Sharp Objects: a Story of Female Power, Abuse, Trauma & Pain

    Breathtaking, uncomfortable, and timely. These are the three best words I can find to describe Sharp Objects.

  6. Arts
    I’ll Show You My Pain

    A poem by Gabrielle Rocha Rios for Girls' Globe