Many Americans don’t have access to tampons and pads. Claire Coder is fixing that.
Anyone who has ever gotten their period at an inopportune time knows the scramble to find a menstrual product.
There's the “sneakily ask all co-workers for a tampon” move. Or the frantic search for a quarter to use at one of those vending machine-style boxes in some restrooms. (Though, let's be honest, they're rarely stocked.)
Entrepreneur Claire Coder found herself in this very predicament at a cisgender male-dominated business event in 2016. There weren’t exactly a bunch of people rushing to help when her period arrived, so she had to come up with a reason to leave the event early.