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Our Story

Changing the Narrative Around Menopause

               is raising awareness about menopause for women around the world.

We want you to embrace this phase of life through education, inspiration and engagement.

 

Yes, you are magnificent and yes, it's your turn to focus on YOU!

Our goal is simple, to change the narrative of menopause through education, inspiration and encouragement - so all women embrace this stage of life with a positive perspective. We endeavor to be a resource, a safe space and a community. We believe menopause is the beginning of a new chapter, we want to help you maximize the experience.

Founder/CEO

Founder/CEO

Team Member

Anastasia Cuff

Intern

Intern

Alexis Burgess

Our Team

Anastasia Cuff

Sheilisa McNeal-Burgess

Anastasia Cuff

Founder/CEO

Soumyadip Sett, PhD

Project Manager

Founder & CEO

Researcher

Anastasia is a fourth-year student at New York University studying to become a physician. She enjoys extreme sports such as ice climbing, creative DIY projects such as leathercrafting, and understanding complex intellectual pursuits.

 Sheilisa is the founder and CEO of Fria. She enjoys writing, public speaking, warm weather, and all bodies of water. She enjoys pushing people beyond the limits they’ve set for themselves to encourage growth and to see their potential. She is passionate about Fria and helping people to see their greatness. 

Soumyadip is a postgraduate research fellow at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign researching heat transfer enhancements due to condensation and evaporation. Soumyadip leads the thermal management sub-group. He enjoys mentoring graduate and undergraduate research students.

Alexis Burgess

Ngozi Fisher

Geetika Padala

Intern

Intern

Intern

Geetika (Gee) is a first-year student at Rutgers University studying international Marketing & Finance to become a creative director/CMO one day. She has been classically dancing since she was 5 years old and does photography in her free time. She is most passionate about understanding people and also loves cooking different cuisines.

Ngozi is a recent graduate of Lehman College, where she studied Computer Graphics and Imaging. When she isn’t watching horror movies, she enjoys exploring new cuisines and honing her artistic abilities.

Alexis (Lexi) is a fourth-year student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute studying Mechanical Engineering. She enjoys solving complex problems and challenging herself to pursue new adventures.

There’s more to menopause than just hot flashes so we invite you to join our community, we’re here to educate, inspire and encourage you to live your best life from now on. Check out our Youtube show 'The Pause – Reclaiming Our Time' and let’s help each other manage menopause magnificently!


- The Fria Team

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