It's always pretty nice to get a shout out on the internet.
Every mention, share, repost, conversation, and recommendation helps us reach more people with our work - which gets us closer to period equity for all. Big thanks to all those who feature, share, support and encourage the mahi that we do.
IDEALOG | KIWI BUSINESSWOMEN SHINE IN FORBES 30 UNDER 30 | JUNE 2022
The annual prestigious 30 under 30 list from the global media magazine Forbes showcased two Kiwi female leaders making moves in the face of business and society.
STUFF | FORBES ASIA LISTER CASTS AMBITIONS BEYOND BANGLADESH | JUNE 2022
A Manawatū entrepreneur and activist who has made sanitary products more easily accessible for factory workers in Bangladesh, now has her sights set on communities in crisis in Eastern Europe.
Emily Au-Young, co-founder of Reemi, which makes sustainable, reusable, self-disinfecting women’s hygiene products, has been busy travelling between Hungary, Poland and the United Kingdom.
FORBES | 30 UNDER 30 CLASS of 2022 - SOCIAL IMPACT | MAY 2022
After sifting through thousands of nominations, and then convening the best panel of judges ever – from Kai-fu Lee to Hiroshi Mikitani, Roshni Nadar Malhotra and Patrick Grove – We are very pleased to formally inform you that Co-Founder for Reemi, Emily Au-Young has been selected to the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list – Class of 2022.
GREEN QUEEN | #IWD2022: 10 WOMEN CHANGING THE FUTURE OF IMPACT IN ASIA | MARCH 2022
International Women’s Day is internationally recognised on the March 8th every year, and represents a focal point for women’s rights and is a celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. At times, it appears as though global environmental and social crises are too overwhelmingly large to tackle. But there are some amazing women right here in Asia who are striving every day to make a positive impact, one issue at a time...
GOOD MAGAZINE | REEMI SUPPORTING FEMALE GARMENT WORKERS WITH REUSABLE MENSTRUAL PRODUCTS | DECEMBER 2021
Auckland-based non-profit Reemi are on a mission to do things the right way, with local partners, creating menstrual products women actually want and all backed by evidence-based research....
GREEN QUEEN | THE 10 MOST INSPIRING STORIES WE REPORTED ON THIS YEAR | DECEMBER 2019
2019 was no doubt full of seemingly hopeless, depressing, eco-anxiety inducing news. But it’s important that we recap on the progress that we have made this year. Here are 10 of the most inspiring stories that Green Queen reported on this year – read on to stay positive and motivated to make the world a better place in 2020.
GREEN QUEEN | INTERVIEW WITH EMILY AU-YOUNG | DECEMBER 2019
"The number one reason why eco products are important is because the poorest people in the world are most affected by environmental decisions, so if we care about people, we have to care about the planet. And secondly, sustainable products are sustainable for the world. Reusing is imperative if we want to see long-term change, we just cannot feasibly continue to give out single-use pads and tampons."
NZ HERALD | KICKSTARTER AIMS TO END PERIOD POVERTY WITH INNOVATIVE UNDERWEAR | NOVEMBER 2019
"Two women passionate about ending period poverty have launched an innovative solution: self-disinfecting period underwear."
STUFF | KIWI CHARITY REEMI LAUNCHES INNOVATIVE UNDIES TO COMBAT PERIOD POVERTY | NOVEMBER 2019
"Two 27-year-old entrepreneurs have launched their take on period undies, selling to Kiwi women in a bid to change the lives of Bangladeshi factory workers."
SUNDAY STAR TIMES | YOUNG KIWI'S DETERMINATION TO MAKE LIFE BETTER FOR BANGLADESH GARMENT FACTORY WORKERS | DECEMBER 2018
"Until last Friday and since October, Emily Au-Young awoke at 4am to the mosque outside her homestay's call to prayer. By sunrise the sounds of bells, horns, revving engines and barking dogs of Dhaka would overpower any further Koranic crooning."