About Bria

Bria Gadsden is a Boston, MA native, 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. She is the CEO of Bria Gadsden, LLC where she supports nonprofit organizations build and sustain revenue through the following services: program development, grant research and writing, strategic planning, and corporate relations.

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 grants, corporate sponsorships, and individual contributions, Bria is now committed to using her experience, skills, and passion to support early-stage nonprofit and for profit founders in various capacities.

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


Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Malden High School

Celeste The Therapist Podcast

SparkFM Online