FemTech Focus Podcast

With Dr. Brittany Barreto

The FemTech Focus Podcast with Dr. Brittany Barreto is a meaningfully provocative conversational series that brings femtech experts – including doctors, scientists, inventors, and founders – on air to talk about the innovative technology, services, and products (collectively known as femtech) that are improving women’s health and wellness. The podcast gives our host, Dr. Brittany Barreto, and guests an engaging, friendly environment to learn about the past, present, and future of women’s health and wellness.

Mar 03, 2021

Scar therapy and improving scar outcomes with Cicalux - Episode 95

Michel Alvarez is the Founder & CEO of Alvalux Medical SA and its USA spinout CicaLux Inc, an award-winning wearable for post-surgery scar therapy. Michel has 24 years of medical device industry experience in North America and Europe leading international teams, raising capital, and developing innovative medical devices from concept to market. His prior startup roles include: Founder & CEO of iSTAR Medical; co-Founder, CEO & Chairman of Healionics; and co-Founder & Director General of Medimexico (acquired by NxStage / Fresenius Medical Care). A passionate entrepreneur and patented inventor, he is excited about pioneering the next generation of wearable therapeutic devices to benefit patients. Michel earned an MBA from the University of Washington in Seattle, a BSc from San Francisco State University, and an AA from De Anza College in Cupertino CA. We discussed how to take care of scars, cesarean scars, how the Cicalux scar therapy works, and how to improve scar outcomes for women. Check out the Cicalux Inc. at www.cicalux.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Mar 01, 2021

Clementine is improving women's emotional wellbeing with their hypnotherapy app - Episode 94

Kim Palmer is the CEO and Founder of the hypnotherapy app Clementine, which aims to improve the emotional wellbeing of women all over the world. Born after Kim experienced a number of panic attacks whilst pregnant, Clementine has been created to make women feel calmer, more confident, and better equipped to cope with everyday life. The hypnotherapy sessions available on the Clementine app can be used to boost confidence or help you return to sleep by guiding you to a relaxed state, similar to daydreaming, and suggests new ways to deal with everyday grievances; allowing you to kick back and continue your daily routine. Kim is listed as one of the top 100 women in Fem Tech & Health Tech and winner of the IPA Campaign Women of Tomorrow in 2018, which recognises female industry leaders of the future. Whilst working at Wunderman Thompson as a strategy director, Kim also helped some of the world’s biggest brands with their global marketing campaigns and was able to develop her personal resilience and kick-start a women’s mentoring programme. We discussed what is hypnotherapy and how it functions in an app, emotional wellbeing in the FemTech lens, self-confidence and self-esteem. Check out the Clementine at www.clementineapp.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Feb 23, 2021

Live stress-free with Emme's smart birth control case system- Episode 93

Amanda French is the Co-Founder and CEO of Emme, a contraception company home to the Emme Smart Case system that automatically tracks when a user takes their pill and reminds them when you don't, so they can live stress-free. Amanda has over a decade of experience bringing innovative products to the market with a focus on women’s health, including a product that facilitated the distribution of antiretrovirals to mothers in the developing world which was recognized by Hilary Clinton and won USAID’s Saving Lives at Birth Grand Challenge. She also developed heart valve technology as an R&D engineer with Edwards Lifesciences and went on to develop state-of-the-art hearing aids at Earlens. Amanda was a 2016-2017 Innovation Fellow at the Stanford-Byers Center for Biodesign, and a Ferolyn Fellow in 2018-2019 with the Fogarty Institute for Innovation. She holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University. We discussed the barriers to accessing contraception, fundraising by grants, research and investment in FemTech. Check out the Emme at www.emme.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Feb 22, 2021

Parentbirth and reproductive justice with Robyn - Episode 92

Allison Kasirer is the Founder and CEO of Robyn, a company on a mission to make maternal wellness and education accessible to all. Today, Robyn is a digital platform for aspiring, expecting, and new parents featuring 200+ meticulously selected providers across specialized fields including acupuncture, nutrition, lactation, mental and physical health and personal coaching. Robyn has also launched Parentbirth™, a modern and inclusive virtual childbirth education class featuring real stories and parent-centric care. Prior to launching Robyn, Allison was a Vice President at J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science. We discussed maternal mental health, FemTech marketplace, "Parentbirth" and reproductive justice. Check out the Robyn at www.wearerobyn.co Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Feb 19, 2021

Flushable eco-conscious femcare products with Planera- Episode 91

Dr. Olivia Ahn is the CEO and co-founder of Planera. Her indignation at the current femcare industry and a recent eco-convert makes for a good co-founder and a bad dinner guest. Olivia founded Planera as a result of mounting frustration with companies forcing the burden of waste onto us as individuals. She believes that a well-designed product should be intuitively simple to use and to dispose in a sustainable manner. Here, the flushable and biodegradable sanitary pad was born and three years of research and development later, Planera has launched the world's first and only certified flushable and 100% biodegradable sanitary pad. Planera's pads have a similar impact to toilet paper and give back the guilt-free choice and freedom to the consumer. Planera will be bringing a range of personal hygiene products to the market from 2021. We discussed how Planera products work, the double-standards for pads among the genders, the eco-conscious responsibility in the femcare space and material engineering in FemTech, Check out the Planera at www.planera.care/ Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Feb 16, 2021

Creating a more equitable future in healthcare with MavenClinic & Equity Quotient - Episode 90

Dr. Jane van Dis, MD, is an Ob Hospitalist, Medical Director at MavenClinic, Co-Founder of Equity Quotient, Co-Founder of OB Best Practice in partnership with OBGProject, and a Co-Founder of TIME'S UP Healthcare. Dr van Dis also co-admins the non-profit OB Mom Group – a group of 4800+ women ObGyns. She is a national expert and speaker on equity in healthcare, as well, she currently advises 4 health care startups and was recently selected to serve as a medical advisor to Europe’s first FemTech accelerator, FemTechLab, and is a medical advisor with Portfolia. She is a single mom to twins Brooklyn and Miles. We discussed the doctor that changed her life, accessibility in healthcare and telehealth and how to create more equity in healthcare. Check out the Maven Clinic at www.mavenclinic.com/ and Equity Quotient at www.eqmedicine.com/ Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Feb 10, 2021

OYA Apparel, leggings that are actually kind to your vulva and vagina - Episode 89

Mitchella Gilbert is the Founder & CEO of OYA Apparel, a FemTech apparel company on a mission to create technical clothes that support women’s health. OYA, aims to provide give all women more control over their health and create safe spaces to discuss feminine care. Based out of UCLA and born in a fashion lab, OYA engineers for women’s health, style, functionality, and comfort. Think: breathable, silky, leak absorbent, and curve shaping. Mitchella earned her Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy from The University of Chicago and is currently pursuing her Masters in Business Administration from the University of California - Los Angeles. We discussed the relationship between bacterial vaginosis and leggings, diversity in the apparel industry and societal pressures in the apparel industry. Check out the OYA Leggings at www.wearoya.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Feb 08, 2021

Calibrate your Vertigo with Cali Balance- Episode 88

Quinn Edgecomb is a the Founder and CEO of Cali Balance, Inc. and leads a team who are developing CALI to alleviate the burdens of life with Benign Proximal Positional Vertigo (BPPV, commonly referred to as vertigo). Cali is a human centered designed product enabling people to perform vertigo alleviating maneuvers effectively, independently, and accurately. Outside of Cali Balance, she also works at Brochsteins, where she program machines to turn creative designs into real woodworking products and furniture. Quinn earned her Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design from the University of Houston. We discussed benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), how prevelant vertigo is in women, physical therapy for vertigo and the dix-hallpike test. Check out the Cali Balance at www.calibalanceinc.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Feb 03, 2021

Gender-affirming care with Plume - Episode 87

Dr. Jerrica Kirkley is the Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Plume. She's also a mom, physician, trans woman, educator, fierce social justice advocate and lover of all things athletics and the outdoors. She started Plume, the first health technology company dedicated to the transgender community, to radically redefine the way healthcare is delivered and to ensure that every trans person in the US has access to gender-affirming care at the convenience of a smart phone. She has provided training on gender-affirming care around the country to academic institutions, community health centers, private clinics and national conferences. She grew up in North Carolina and now lives in Denver, Colorado. She loves anything to do with bicycles, hiking, yoga and spending time with her 3-year old. Fun fact - She used to own a bike shop! We discussed access to care & discrimination in trans health, identity-based care, gender affirming care and inclusive healthcare. Check out the Plume at www.getplume.co Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Jan 31, 2021

Fibroid Foundation legislation sponsored by VP, Kamala Harris - Episode 86

Sateria Venable is a patient advocate who was diagnosed with fibroids at the age of 26. After receiving the recommendation of a hysterectomy in her 20s, she was prompted to explore other options to manage her fibroid diagnosis. She began a quest for information, which led her to found The Fibroid Foundation. The Fibroid Foundation is a non-profit taking a multi-faceted approach to Fibroid education. By developing a collaborative partnership with fellow patients and healthcare providers, they are fostering a supportive relationship where informed women have proactive conversations with trusted providers on a regular basis. As a patient-founded organization, their unique insights layered with a unique mix of digital and in-person outreach drives exponential change. Sateria has been featured in the Washington Post and Huffington Post, and is published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. She holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Carnegie Mellon University. We discussed the variety of symptoms of fibroids, how women can get diagnosed and the fibroid bill. Check out the Fibroid Foundation at www.fibroidfoundation.org Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Jan 27, 2021

Porn where women's pleasure comes first Afterglow - Episode 85

Lilly Sparks is the Co-Founder and COO of Afterglow, a porn company centered around female pleasure and the unabashed enjoyment of sex. Afterglow merges adult media and sexual wellness. Their mission is to create a comfortable home for pleasure on the internet and to cultivate the unabashed enjoyment of sex. Lilly is a serial entrepreneur who's grown 4 early-stage companies to millions of revenue. She saw a huge untapped opportunity in women's sexual wellness and decided to create afterglow and make porn that's good for you. We discussed how common it is for women to watch porn, women's spending power for adult content and helping women feel comfortable with their sexuality. Check out the Afterglow at www.xoafterglow.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Jan 24, 2021

A reminder to take your birth control, with Aavia and their smart pill case - Episode 84

Aagya Mathur is the Co-Founder & CEO of Aavia, a smart pill case and app that learns and improves pill-taking habits. The Aavia smart pill case knows when a user takes their pill and sends reminders to your app if it hasn't been taken your pill and will keep sending reminders until it's actually taken. The app automatically records what time a user takes the pill so they can visualize how they are managing their birth control pills over time. They are also regularly rolling out new features that allow users to gain personalized insights about their hormonal cycle over time with use. Aagya earned her Bachelor's in Neuroscience from the University of Virginia and her MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has been honored Forbes 53 women-led startups disrupting health tech, Top 100 Women in FemTech and HealthTech, MedTech Boston 40 under 40 Healthcare Innovators, and BostInno's 50 on Fire. We discussed, what it means to "build in public", the Aavia smart pill case and the consequences of irregular intake of birth control. Check out the Aavia at www.aavia.io Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Jan 20, 2021

Pro-sex, pro-porn, pro-knowing the difference with MakeLoveNotPorn- Episode 83

Cindy Gallop is the Founder & CEO of Make Love Not Porn, the world's 1st user-generated, human-curated social sex video sharing platform. Cindy has a significant reputation as a highly compelling and inspirational speaker at events and conferences all around the world. Cindy’s 30 years of experience in brand building, marketing and entrepreneurialism, combined with a razor-sharp analytical mind, wide-ranging business experience, future-forward approach to technology, a compellingly charismatic presence and a uniquely inspirational approach, equip her perfectly to address the theme of leadership and inventing the future across a range of business sectors. She earned her Master of Arts from University of Oxford and currently serves as an advisor for Awkward Essentials. We discussed MakeLoveNotPorn, the psychology of porn and starting a Sextech company. Check out the MakeNotLovePorn at makelovenotporn.tv Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Jan 18, 2021

Brilliantly and the Thermodynamics of Reconstructed Breasts - Episode 82

Kristen Carbone is the Founder of Brilliantly, a company improving the lives to women that have been impacted by breast cancer. Brilliantly recently launched Brilliantly Warm, their first wearable designed for women who have had implant reconstruction after a mastectomy and feel constantly cold. Prior to Brilliantly, Kristen spent ten years working in the curatorial departments of museums throughout New York and New England, founded an artists' advocacy business and acted as the project manager for two business consulting companies. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Art History from Skidmore College. We discussed breast implants, preventative mastectomies & breast reconstruction, fundraising during COVID-19. Check out the Brilliantly at brilliantly.co Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Jan 13, 2021

Rising above PTSD with Evren Technologies - Episode 81

Blythe Karow is the Co-Founder, President and CEO of Evren Technologies. They are working to advance the treatment of PTSD and other related issues through discreet, wearable products that fit into the user's daily life. They developed Phoenix, an earbud device that will be used to reduce symptoms of long-term PTSD, speed recovery from traumatic events, and improve quality of life by delivering tVNS therapy that responds to your own body’s signals. Blythe has over 20 years of experience in medical device strategy, product development, product launch, and marketing. Her prior experience includes work both as a consultant and with medical device companies, ranging from startups to Fortune 100s, including Medtronic, J&J, and Boston Scientific. She holds an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia and a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. We discussed neural modulation, neurostimulation, PTSD and treatments for trauma. Check out the Evren Technologies at www.evrenvns.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Jan 11, 2021

Microgenesis is using microbiota to help women get pregnant - Episode 80

Dr. Gabriela Gutiérrez is the founder, CEO & CSO of Microgenesis, a biotech company helping women discover the causes behind their fertility problems and recover to their full potential in order to get pregnant. Dr. Gutiérrez is a scientific researcher and molecular biologist by training and spent 15 years working on complex fertility cases globally with a main focus on Latin America and Spain. She holds a PhD in medicine from the University of Buenos Aires. We discussed the impact of microbiota on fertility, the importance of the microbiome, intestinal health and mRNAs. Check out the Microgenesis at www.microgenesis.net/en/ Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Jan 06, 2021

Preventing bladder leaks before they happen with Privy- Episode 79

Evi Heilbrunn is the CEO of Privy, the first, women-led, feminine care company developing innovative and clinically proven solutions for women’s health issues ranging from bladder leaks to UTIs and yeast infections. The company was founded to bring to market the Finess softpatch, the first FDA-cleared, over-the-counter product that prevents light to moderate bladder leaks before they happen. Evi is a digital health leader and investor in FemTech. She has a proven track record of scaling early-stage products and audiences whether for health consumers or providers. She has worked for some of the largest digital health companies & brands in the world. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania. We discussed causes of bladder leaks, preventing bladder leakage & women having options for incontinence products. Check out the Privy at www.privywoman.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Jan 04, 2021

How "FemTech" came about, with Clue - Episode 78

Ida Tin is the co-founder and CEO of Clue, a mobile app that enables women and people with menstrual cycles to make good choices for themselves and live full lives not in spite of their biology but in tune with it. The app’s mission is to help people all around the world benefit from insights into female health. Ida is credited with coining the term "femtech". She was a speaker at prestigious conferences such as TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, LeWeb in Paris, Slush in Finland and many more. We discussed the need for "FemTech", how the term came about and her journey of building Clue. Check out the Clue at www.helloclue.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Jan 01, 2021

FemTech 2020 Year in Review - BONUS #9

Since starting the podcast in early 2020, the listenership and FemTech Focus community has grown so much since then. In this episode, Dr. Brittany Barreto discusses the year in review from our successes to new discoveries. Check out FemTech Focus at www.femtechfocus.org Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 30, 2020

Cindy Gu, FemTech founder turned feminine energy coach - Episode 76

Cindy Gu is a feminine energy coach with a mission to elevate femininity as a source of power by helping high-impact women in tech create 5D success with inner alignment, abundance, and freedom, without compromising lifestyle goals to thrive in work and life. She was the previous founder of VITALI Wear, a bra startup founded with the mission to bring daily improvement to people's lives and make personalized health fashionable which has appeared on Mashable, VentureBeat, Engadget, Cosmopolitan and Conan O'brien's Show. Cindy earned herBachelor of Engineering from The University of British Columbia. We discussed feminine energy, founder burnout and what femininity looks like. You can download Cindy's free guide to raise feminine energy under 10 minutes here: https://mailchi.mp/3ff4d12559ed/quick-guide and check out her website at www.thefemininecoach.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 28, 2020

Egg donation matchmaking with Tulip Fertility & Donor Concierge - Episode 75

Gail Anderson is a Harvard-trained counselor with over 20 years of experience helping intended parents, and one of the fertility industry’s leading innovators and creative thinkers. After doing postgraduate research at Yale, she started two egg donor agencies, became the executive director of one of the top surrogacy programs in the United States, and founded Donor Concierge. Gail is a past Executive Director of the Society for Ethics in Egg Donation & Surrogacy. Tulip Fertility is a do-it-yourself online search platform helps intended parents navigate the challenging process of finding an egg donor through their proprietary database of almost 20,000 egg donors (nearly 90% of all U.S. donors). We discussed the ethics and process of egg donations & surrogacy. Check out the Tulip Fertility at www.tulipfertility.com and Donor Concierge at www.donorconcierge.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 23, 2020

Trans Womxn's Health - Episode 74

Claire Rosario is the User Experience & IT Infrastructure consultant at Hyivy Health, a rehabilitation company developing products to improve pelvic health for womxn and vaginas everywhere. She has worked in IT infrastructure for over a decade with clients and employers in various fields, including the financial, fashion, and non-profit sectors. A self-proclaimed “vagina hacker,” Claire contributes her expertise in engineering, network security, data compliance, and quality assurance to the advancement of vaginal health. She enjoys prototyping new hardware designs using her 3D printers and electronics. Claire brings a unique perspective to the challenges surrounding vaginal healthcare, being both a transgender woman of color and a patient who has gone through sexual reassignment surgery. In this episode we discuss gender reassignment surgery, the similarities between trans & cis women’s health, vaginal dryness and painful sex. More about Claire's at www.rosario.one and HyIvy at www.hyivy.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 21, 2020

Hera Diagnostics is eradicating cervical cancer in developing communities- Episode 73

Teo Tijerina is the CEO of Hera Medical Devices, a cancer diagnostics startup currently focusing on bringing a cervical cancer screening tool to market. A bilingual Spanish/English executive with a career trajectory that spans organizational leadership, business development, marketing, corporate management, entrepreneurship, manufacturing, and innovation, he has been a Corporate Manager for Fortune 1000 companies and the Founder of for-profit and non-profit ventures. Teo has extensive experience in analysis, relationship building, creative problem solving, and leadership, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University. Teo is passionate about innovation and delivering value to health technology markets, and holds citizenship in both the United States and Mexico. We discussed accuracy of pap smears, HPV vaccines, InstaPAP, accessibility of pap smears in developing communities and symptoms of cervical cancer. Check out the Hera Diagnostics at www.hera-diagnostics.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 16, 2020

Acessa Health, a Uterine Fibroids FemTech Exit - Episode 72

Kim Rodriguez was the President, CEO and Co-Founder of Acessa Health, Inc. who successfully sold to Hologic. Prior to Acessa Health, she served as president & CEO of Halt Medical. Prior to that, senior vice president of the Vascular Intervention business unit at Spectranetics, a publicly-traded cardiovascular company acquired by Royal Philips for $2.2B. Over the course of a 20+ year career in cardiology, radiology, vascular surgery, neurology and women’s health, Kim has been involved in the commercialization of dozens of innovative medtech technologies and M&A transactions. Kim received her Executive MBA at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business and B.S. in Management from Pepperdine University. We discussed being a FemTech exit, uterine fibroids and hysterectomies. Check out the Acessa Health at www.acessaprocedure.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 14, 2020

Turn liquid gold to powdered gold with Milkify - Episode 71

Dr. Berkley Luck & Pedro Silva are the Co-Founders of Milkify, the 1st breast milk freeze-drying service available direct to consumers in the United States. Their powdered breast milk does not have any additives or chemicals and can be stored on the shelf for 2 years while retaining it's vital nutritional and probiotic properties. Their service empowers new moms to breast feed for the entire first year of an infant's life by providing a more convenient way to pump at work, store their milk, and take it on-the-go. Dr. Luck has a PhD in Molecular Biology from Baylor College and her Bachelor’s in Microbiology from the University of Texas - Austin. Pedro received his Bachelor’s in Economics from Rice University and prior to Milkify has a background in finance and investment banking. We discussed how the freeze-dried breastmilk process works, the barriers for breastfeeding-working moms, the microbiome in pre-term babies and milk banks. Check out Milkify at www.milkify.me Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 09, 2020

Bloomlife is empowering moms on their pregnancy journey with data - Episode 70

Eric Dy is the Co-Founder of Bloomlife, a remote prenatal care platform combining technology, data science, and medical expertise with the goal of improving the quality of care for women, providers, and health plans. Eric Is a biomedical engineer turned business development manager turned entrepreneur specializing in application of mobile and wearable technology for health and wellness. Bloomlife's goal is to provide evidence-based solutions combining connected devices with data analytics to increase access to care, provide personalized feedback to moms, and help doctors earlier predict and manage pregnancy complications. We discussed the need for prenatal care, pre-term births, reasons for unecessary C-sections and the need for updated research in maternal health. Check out Bloomlife at www.bloomlife.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 07, 2020

Check your head with HeadCheck Health- Episode 69

In this episode we interviewed both Kerry Costello and Rebecca Babcock. Kerry is the Co-Founder, COO & Product Owner of HeadCheck Health. She was a former athlete, with a wealth of expertise to her role, including extensive operations and multi-unit management for an international Fortune 500 company. She is also a University of British Columbia MBA graduate. Rebecca is a research reviewer for HeadCheck Health and graduated from the University of Otago in New Zealand with a Master’s in Bioethics and Health Law. Her thesis examined the ethical and legal issues surrounding concussion management. HeadCheck Health aims to improve outcomes for athletes by preventing mismanaged head injuries. Their tools help all those involved in the identification, management, and care of a suspected concussion. In this episode, we discussed how concussions differently affect women, CTE, concussions in women's sports. Check out Jubel at www.headcheckhealth.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 02, 2020

With Jubel Health, you're not alone on your fertility journey - Episode 68

Rachel Bond is the Founder and CEO of Jubel Health, a personal, virtual fertility guide that provides people looking to form a family with 24/7 access to personalized, unbiased, medically vetted information while keeping users connected to supportive resources like dedicated fertility coaches, community of peers and a panel of professional experts. Starting her career at Deloitte, Rachel’s spent over a decade working to transform healthcare through digital innovation that reimagines patient education. You may sign-up for their waitlist and get early access and specials with their upcoming release in iOS this year. We discussed personalized fertility coaching, the need for support in every woman's fertility journey and fertility planning. Check out Jubel at www.jubelhealth.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Nov 30, 2020

Improving womxn's quality of life, one pelvic floor at a time with Hyivy Health - Episode 67

Rachel Bartholomew is the CEO and Founder of HyIvy Health, a pelvic rehabilitation company with products for women who have pelvic cancers and diseases to help improve sexual recovery after a devastating diagnosis, treatment or surgery. They are the first company to perform therapy while also tracking data in real time on pelvic health. She is a previous founder and has is worked in the entrepreneurship, tech and innovation space all 3 of which are areas she is extremely passionate about. Rachel earned her Bachelor's of Commerce from York University and Master’s in Entrepreneurship & Technology from University of Waterloo. We discussed Rachel's personal journey with cervical cancer, pelvic floor examinations, Hyivy's IoT vaginal wand, pelvic floor health issues and gender reassignment surgery. Check out Hyivy Health at www.hyivy.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Nov 27, 2020

BOOBS 101 with Dr. Brittany Barreto & Dr. Julie Hakim

On this episode, FemTech Focus's co-founders, Dr. Brittany Barreto and Dr. Julie Hakim are back again with the BODY 101 series! This time they discuss the beautiful, milk-producing and tender breasts. This episode includes everything from breast anatomy to how to examine your breasts, nipple discharge and common breast issues. Tune in and let's be breast-ies! Check out FemTech Focus at femtechfocus.org Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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