Our work focuses on bridging the gap between the public and private sectors. We do this through strategic consulting services, social impact projects and our knowledge and networking platform, the Menstrual Health Hub
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
Meet the Madami Team
Did you know?
Our name ‘Madami’ comes from the first two letters of our Managing Partners’ names: Mariana, Danielle and Milena – Ma da mi
Mariana de la Roche
Milena Bacalja Perianes
Operations and Compliance
Mariana is an experienced project manager, specialist in human rights and humanitarian law with a commitment to helping solve structural problems, especially around issues related to social justice, child protection, and gender inequality. She has a Law diploma of academic excellence (Colombia), a specialization in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (Colombia), and currently is completing an Executive Master in Public Administration (Germany). As a lead project manager and human rights consultant, Mariana has worked for government agencies, Terre des Hommes and currently for the IOTA Foundation.
Danielle is a bridge-builder and collective impact instigator in the world of menstrual health. Since 2013, she has been advocating for collective impact on menstrual health at all levels first through helping launch and grow Menstrual Hygiene Day (28 May) with WASH United and then founding the MH Hub in 2016. Most recently, she served as the Menstrual Health Innovation Consultant for the Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator. 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 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).
Nikki van de Veerdonk
Maria Camen Punzi
Education and Innovation Advisor
Community Management Intern
Social Impact Intern
Madami Job Opportunities
There are currently no opportunities at this time. Please check back at a later time.