about us



Madami specializes in

strategic consulting around gender, female and menstrual health innovation and impact

With over 20 years of combined expertise in the field as leaders in gender equality, our work bridges the gap between the public and private sectors. We do this through consulting services and via our knowledge and networking platform, the MH Hub:

Madami's mission:

To design, catalyze and strengthen public and private sector solutions that improve the ability of women and girls* to have their health needs met

Our guiding principles

Inclusive & Intersectional
Think across the life-cycle
Use a human rights lens
Women-Centered Design
Lead with ideas
Think globally, act locally

Meet the madames behind Madami

Danielle Keiser

Managing Partner

Danielle is a consultant, speaker and expert on global menstrual and female health. Since 2013, she has been advocating for collective impact around menstrual health, first through helping launch and grow Menstrual Hygiene Day (28 May) with WASH United and then founding the Menstrual Health Hub (MH Hub) in 2016. She worked in corporate venture capital and most recently as the Menstrual Health Innovation Consultant for the Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator with UNICEF. Danielle holds a BA in Politics with Sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz (USA) and a Masters in Global Visual Communication from Jacobs University (Bremen, Germany).

Milena Bacalja Perianes

Managing Partner

Milena is a female health expert, social impact innovator, and gender-lens investing specialist. Milena has a unique technical skill set in applying quantitative and qualitative research methods to understand and design female health solutions. Our resident facilitator, she creates and runs tailor-made workshops on everything from technical female health issues, Women-Centered Design, to strategy sessions. Milena has a BA in International Politics and History from Monash University (Aus), Masters in International Development from RMIT (Aus), and an MPhil in Multidisciplinary Gender Studies from the University of Cambridge (UK).

The origin of Madami:

The name ‘Madami‘ stands for the first syllables of our original three co-founders, ‘Ma‘ for Mariana de la Roche; ‘Da‘ for Danielle and ‘Mi‘ for Milena.

Madami Consulting Opportunities

There are currently no opportunities at this time. Please check back at a later time. 

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