OUR MISSIOn

Empower Women and Girls Through Accessible and Affordable Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare Resources

100% of your donation goes to

HEALTHCARE ACCESSABILITY

Helping eliminate global healthcare inequalities by ensuring that products and services are delivered to all that need them.

EDUCATION

Ensuring that women and girls around the world get the sexual health and wellness education they need to live healthier lives.

JOB CREATION

Partnering with programs that support women finding sustainable work to support themselves and their families.

We’re building a world where every woman has the power to define her life.

PARTNER: Laos Disabled Women’s Development Centre

These are the incredible artisans behind The Body Agency handmade puppet and pouches. We are honored to be working with this community of women, helping to advocate for their rights and celebrate their ability.

We’re building a world where women are empowered to lead.

PARTNER: VITAL VOICES

A global partnership that invests in women leaders solving problems like gender-based inequality to climate crisis.

We’re building a world where women embrace the power of their bodies.

PARTNER: afghan period project

A non-profit focused on empowering Afghan women and girls to understand and embrace their bodies.

We’re building a world where we all think bigger and we use our power to empower.

PARTNER: George Washington university

Providing education services to help families in underserved areas learn how to talk about and take care of their bodies.

The Collective's Board of Directors

Debra messing

Emmy Award winning actress

Debra Messing is an Emmy Award winning actress, producer, social justice and human rights advocate. She is the cohost of an activism focused podcast called “The Dissenters.” Debra Messing is best known for her Emmy & SAG Award winning role as “Grace Adler” on NBC’s Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated comedy series “Will & Grace.” Film credits include the award winning “Searching,” “Along Came Polly,” “The Wedding Date” “Nothing Like The Holidays,” “The Women,” and most recently, “The Dark Divide.” Messing was honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, The Women In Film’s Lucy Award, The Gracie Allen Award, American Comedy Award, among 50 nominations. Messing is the Global Health Ambassador for PSI focusing on HIV/AIDS. She has traveled extensively in Africa in this role and testified before the House Foreign Affairs sub-committee on Africa and Global Health and spoke at the International AIDS conference. Messing supports HRC (Human Rights Campaign), Times Up, Everytown for Gun Safety, Mom’s Demand Act, the ACLU, ERA Coalition, The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Marley’s Mutts among many other organizations. Messing has been honored by the HRC for being one of the world’s greatest supporters to the LGBTQ+ community both on screen and off screen, and by The Trevor Project with The Trevor Life Award for her contributions to the LGBTQ+ community. Messing is also a founding member of The nonpartisan civic engagement organization i am a voter.

Harvey Grant

Professional Basketball Player

arvey is a retired NBA player after 11 years playing for both the Washington Wizards and Portland Trail Blazers. He comes from a basketball family; his twin brother Horace Grant is a four-time champion with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers and his son Jerami Grant currently plays for the Denver Nuggets. Harvey is now focusing his investments on healthcare, and wishes to use his platform and network to support THE BODY AGENCY and girls health issues.

AMITA N. VYAS, PHD, MHS

Professor

Amita is an Associate Professor and Director of the Maternal and Child Health Program in the Department of Prevention and Community Health, at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. At the age of 20, Professor Vyas journeyed to Calcutta to work alongside Mother Teresa in the Missionaries of Charity. She saw what the social determinants of health and well-being really mean to vulnerable populations, and from that extraordinary experience decided to pursue a career in public health. Today, her work focuses on reproductive health care, adolescent health, and the health and development of immigrant children and adolescents. She is also an expert in multi-level research methods and evaluation. She also holds an adjunct position in the Department of Population and Family Health Sciences at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Kate Roberts

The Body Agency Founder & CEO

Kate Roberts has 30 years of experience working in global development, philanthropy and business. She has tackled some of the most challenging women’s issues, including HIV/AIDS, sexual reproductive health, menstrual hygiene, sanitation, maternal health and gender-based violence. She is founder of 3 non-profits: YouthAIDS, Five and Alive, and Maverick Collective. Together with PSI, Melinda Gates and The Crown Princess of Norway, Kate built a $100M global philanthropic social enterprise with the world's top female donors called Maverick Collective. Her recognitions include Young Global Leader at The World Economic Forum (WEF), Founding Curator of WEF Global Shapers, Fast Company Top 100 Most Creative, Vogue 100 Top Women, CNN Hero, Jack Valenti AIDS Leadership Award and Fortune's Most Powerful Women.