Katy LindquistCommunications Executive, AFRIpads (U), Uganda

Katy is the head of Communications at AFRIpads, a social business that specializes in the local manufacture and global supply of reusable sanitary pads as a cost-effective, feminine hygiene solution. All AFRIpads products are manufactured locally in Uganda, where over 200 people – 96% of whom are women – have gained meaningful employment.
To date, AFRIpads has enabled more than two million girls and women across over thirty countries to live more productive and dignified lives through our innovative product solution. Katy has over five years of experience supporting NGOS and social businesses in east Africa to achieve their communication goals and amplify their social impact. Katy has a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Anthropology from Colby College.

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