Seven years ago, then-18-year-old Claire Coder found herself at a corporate event when she began her period. She didn’t have a tampon. She was lucky enough to find a dispenser in the women’s room — but it charged a quarter. “If toilet paper is offered for free, why aren’t tampons and pads?” Coder recalled asking herself. “At that moment, bloody underwear and all, I knew that I wanted to dedicate my life to ensuring everyone has access to period products.” Forbes
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