Splash Biography

NATASHA WEISS, Yale First-Year

Major: Undeclared

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2025

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

First-year in Pierson College from Santa Barbara, California.

Past Classes

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X4541: Period, Pads, and Period Poverty in Splash Spring 2022 (Apr. 16, 2022)
YaleBleeds would like to teach a class about menstrual equity and health. We will discuss topics ranging from how to put in a tampon, why we bleed, managing periods, methods of birth control, and the worldwide inaccessibility of hygiene products. Menstrual health is a taboo topic. However, if not addressed, it can cause serious physical and mental health consequences. Statistics show that 25% of women have missed a class because they get their periods and don’t have access to menstrual products. Further, miseducation can lead to fatal illnesses such as toxic shock syndrome and undiagnosed hormone-induced depression. Raising awareness for menstrual health is essential for the safety for all menstruators. This would be our fourth year teaching this class!