484: It’s Not A Taboo With Aditi Gupta

Aditi Gupta is the co-founder of Menstrupedia.  Menstrupedia is a friendly guide to periods which helps girls and women to stay  It's Not A Taboo With Aditi Guptahealthy and active during their periods. With a team of dynamic and passionate people with complementary skills, Menstrupedia aims at delivering informative and entertaining content through different media. Menstrupedia is a small but definitive step to shatter the myths and misunderstandings surrounding menstruation for ages.

Aditi shares what it’s like in India when it comes to educating about menstruation.  She mentions how its considered shameful and taboo.   This was the driving force to ensure the little girls in India get the proper education about menstruation without feeling shameful or thinking its a taboo that is seen on a worldwide scale.


Aditi Gupta is the co-founder of Menstrupedia.

Cultural Background

Aditi is of Indian descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

I really believe in perseverance and a lot of self confidence is rooted from there.

I really believe in perseverance and a lot of self confidence is rooted from there.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is accepting who you are.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Aditi was pretty confident even if she wasn’t the smartest in her class.  She did experiences situations where she was fearful or confident.

The “AHA” Moment

Aditi and her husband were doing did research and her husband at the time used to think that menstruation only happened once so he was surprised when Aditi told her it was a monthly thing.

Aditi and her husband realized how girls were not educated properly about menstruation and she grew with restrictions talking about menstruation because it was considered as taboo.

This is when she decided to start educating little girls properly by creating Menstrupedia.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Aditi has a sense of pride in her heart with the impact her company has created worldwide.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Be a determined woman.

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