Graham O & B McD chop it up to start the episode (0:08-28:05) before welcoming on Katie Diasti from Viv (28:20-1:05:30). Viv is an earth-friendly, toxin-free feminine hygiene brand that Katie started in college. She's the real deal, folks. Entrepreneurialism in the highest degree. Are we shark tank now?
42. Make an Impact with Your Period! | with Katie Diasti
Katie Diasti is the founder and CEO of Viv for your V, a super dope period care company that’s non-toxic and environmentally friendly. Shockingly, a lot of period care products hang around for a LONG time—like, long after you’re gone. During an entrepreneurship course in college, Katie became passionate about the space of personal hygiene products and sustainability, and with period care having such a huge impact on the environment, she knew that she could make a difference. Every woman has their own story around their first period, and we go into some of our experiences around this wild time. We also talk about entrepreneurship and starting before you’re ready. This convo is jam packed with the goods that we know you’re gonna love!Come hang out and learn more about us at thebabesment.com!Resources:vivforyourv.com | Use code BABESMENT for 15% off your orderNew Year’s Reclamations - Ditch dieting and body shame to reclaim your body, worth and confidence in 2021!Instagram: @vivforyourvFacebook: facebook.com/vivforyourvBook a Goddess SessionConnect with Stef StrebWebsite | stefstrebphoto.comInstagram | @stefstrebLinktree | linktr.ee/stefstrebConnect with Julie OhlemacherWebsite | julieohlemacher.comInstagram | @julie.ohlemacherLinktree | linktr.ee/julie.ohlemacherThe Babesment is a production of Crate Media
Brb, challenging period stigmas with Gen Z founder Katie Diasti
Calling all #GirlBosses, get ready for a Haute Takes switch-up as Madi and Jules dive into the feminine care industry with Viv For Your V founder Katie Diasti. Viv For Your V is a DTC, period care brand aimed at providing anyone who menstruates with safe and sustainable products. The idea for Viv came to Katie while she was a student at Boston College studying marketing and managing social impact, and researching sustainability and periods. She immediately recognized pain points and used her network to transform her research into a game-changing business—like, same? After graduating from BC, Katie pivoted from accepting a full-time position at a big company to becoming a Gen Z founder. Tune in to hear how she got Viv off the ground, what her longterm goals are for Viv, how her team established the brand’s voice, what it’s like working with a very young team, and why the F#$% we need to make safe period care a priority! Use our exclusive code HAUTETAKES10 to shop 10% off all Viv products and follow them on Instagram @vivforyourv.
084 - Katie Diasti of Viv: Empowering Womxn To Live Healthier And More Sustainable Lives
The Founders Live Podcast
Nick Hughes is joined by Katie Diasti, Founder and CEO of Viv from Boston Massachusetts. Viv's goal is to build an educational brand that empowers all womxn to live healthier and more sustainable lives. They are dedicated to offering safe and eco-friendly menstrual products delivered straight to your door, and they aim to remove all stigmas and shame in talking about our V’s! Period should no longer be a dirty word. Nick and Katie first get into a conversation about Boston, how much Nick has enjoyed the New England area over the last few years throughout his travels, then they discuss Katie's recent experience pitching and winning Founders Live Boston - along with some helpful tips for anyone looking to pitch at an event. Getting into the business, Katie details how she and her team are approaching improving a health issue most women (and men) do not want to talk about - female menstrual cycles - and how important sustainability is to the products used everyday around the world. This is a very inspiring conversation with many tips and lessons learned from an emerging entrepreneur, we hope it helps you on your founder journey today.https://vivforyourv.com/
Period Care & Menstrual Cycles with CEO and Founder of VIV for your V Katie Diasti
Today's guest joining me for this very important conversation is Katie Diasti. Katie is a Founder and CEO of Viv for your V, an earth friendly sustainable brand for period care products.Katie combined her passion for female empowerment and sustainability to create Viv for your V. Her experiences in marketing, creative strategy, and nonprofit work have shaped her to build this mission driven brand.Our menstrual cycles and period care are still a taboo and unspoken conversation in society, whilst we are evolving there is still so much work to do. I am passionate about breaking down this stigma for the next generation of young women. So, along with sharing her brand and business journey Katie and I chatted about all things period care. She shares the dangers of using toxic products that are sitting on supermarket shelves right now and why a menstrual cup is the best thing since sliced bread.There is so much to takeaway from this conversation, so please let me know what you think by sharing to your instagram or leaving a quick review on the podcast app.Please make sure you tag @insideoutwithkris @vivforyourvKatie & the team at VIV for your V have kindly offered Inside Out listeners a discount code for VIV for your V products! Including Menstrual Cups, Bamboo Liners and Bamboo Pads. Or you can purchase a combination of these products in a 'VIV Combo Box' Delivered world wide, there is no reason why not to try these amazing quality products. Just use INSIDEOUT15 at checkout for 15% offWebsite // www.vivforyourv.comInstagram // @katiediasti
Meet Katie Diasti, Founder of Viv for Your V, an innovative, sustainable, allergy-free alternative to menstrual products. With no plastic, Viv for Your V uses bamboo as a 95% biodegradable alternative to redefine essential period care. The Boston College graduate and entrepreneur shares with us her story of empowerment to change standards and expectations for a more sustainable and friendly future in self care. Continue supporting Groundbreaking by subscribing to the podcast and leaving a review. Want more from FRNDLY? Check out what we're up to by visiting us at frndlymedia.com and following @frndlymedia on all platforms. You can also follow Jake at @jacobwittenberg. Know somebody we should interview or have a thought you'd like to share? Contact the show by emailing email@example.com.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jake-brewer/support
#19: Founding a Sustainable Period Care Company at 22: Katie Diasti on Viv
Katie Diasti is the Founder of Viv, an earth-friendly direct-to-consumer period care brand innovating in the sustainable consumer goods space. In this interview, I talk to Katie about her life and business journey. Topics Covered: - Katie's background as an Egyptian American - Katie's respect for her mom being a single mom and how that's shaped her - Katie's experience with her period, what she's found out in her research about what others have said about period care products, and period care stigma - Why she chose to attend Boston College (BC) - What she liked about BC and what she would recommend to anyone just entering college - How the idea of Viv started from a class assignment in one of her business school classes - The point at which Katie decided to go full-time with Viv and not pursue a corporate job - Her thoughts on the impact of business and voting with your dollar - The importance of affordable, sustainable products - How running a company has been for her - Her advice to entrepreneurs thinking about starting their own business
Hey goddesses. In today's episode, Kelsey chats with Katie, founder of Viv for V all about how she started her business and how she approaches talking about periods. Viv for your V is an earth-friendly period care brand that delivers sustainable and toxin-free period products right to your door each month. Viv is a brand not only providing plastic-free products that are kind to the Earth by saving 48 plastic bags per box, but also gives back to the community by regularly donating to shelters in need of product. Viv is a female-founded brand that is breaking stigmas around periods and strives to be a voice for menstruators everywhere.Use promo code: UNPLUGGEDGODDESS for 15% off your Viv purchase. https://vivforyourv.com/discount/UNPLUGGEDGODDESS Please don't forget to rate & review if you like what you hear!Connect with Kelsey:IG: @unpluggedgoddesspodcast // @unpluggedgoddessWebsite: https://unpluggedgoddess.com/SELF LOVE COURSE LAUNCHING SOON!