About Bria

Bria Gadsden, LLC was founded to support emerging nonprofit leaders build and sustain impactful and profitable organizations. Bria Gadsden is a Boston, MA native and Hartford, CT resident, social impact strategist, grant writer, author, menstrual equity leader, and co-founder of two social impact nonprofit organizations: Love Your Menses, Inc. and Merrimack Valley Black and Brown Voices, Inc.

With over 10 years of experience working in nonprofit and government in various leadership roles, Bria knows how to leverage the strengths of a company to achieve equitable and sustainable goals. After learning how to build and sustain two nonprofit organizations and acquiring over $120,000 in grants, corporate sponsorships, and individual contributions in less than one year, Bria is now committed to using her experience and skills to support early-stage nonprofit founders in various capacities including creating effective financial management policies and procedures, grant research and writing, corporate sponsorship relations, social media marketing, website development, and copywriting.

In addition to nonprofit consulting, Bria has dedicated her career to promoting menstrual equity and supporting the reproductive wellness needs of women and girls worldwide through health education, STEM youth programming, mentorship, and advocacy. Bria has her M.S. in Community Health Education from Merrimack College and her B.S. in Nutrition from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Past Speaking Engagements

Bria enjoys engaging in meaningful dialogue with the community. She has spoken at:

Harvard College

King's College London

Merrimack College

MASS NOW

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Malden High School

Celeste The Therapist Podcast

SparkFM Online

Recognitions