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Launch of ‘Project Period’- 16 October

24 September 2019

The winning idea from ‘Let’s do this now!’ at the June PS Conference, Project Period are hosting a session during Environmenstrual Week of Action to meet with and talk to colleagues who are interested in finding out more.

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UCL started a conversation about periods (and period products) at the Professional Services Conference in June 2019.

At this summer’s event, we invited colleagues to pitch their ideas for improvements or innovation with the promise that the COO would personally support the implementation of the winning idea.

After seven projects presented their ideas to the audience and judging panel, Project Period was chosen as the winning idea, and is clearly an important topic for the UCL community. 

A working group has been formed to lead this project and to make sure that we keep the conversation going. To kick off we are hosting a session during the Women’s Environmental Network (WEN) Environmenstrual Week of Action, to meet with and talk to colleagues who are interested in finding out more. 

It is an opportunity for you to come along and join in the conversation about Project Period, participate in #Plasticfreeperiods and find out more about the impact that period pollution and period poverty have on both the environment and human health. The team are keen to understand how periods impact work at UCL and to ensure that we improve understanding of periods across the community. 

Register to attend the event

Join us on 16 October between 2.15pm and 3.30pm in the Haldane Room. 

Please arrive at 2.15pm for networking and a piece of cake. Once the event gets started, we will hear from project team members about why this is so important to them. The event will finish by 3.30pm.

Spaces are limited so sign up now to guarantee your place