Holly Seibold

Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

The below profile is for an individual who spoke at a Netroots Nation event. Their views are their own and may not represent the view of the Netroots Nation organization or its staff, volunteers or board members. Note: Speakers cannot be contacted through Netroots Nation. Please contact the individual directly through their website, email or social media.

Holly Seibold

Founder & Executive Director

Holly Seibold is the Founder and Executive Director of BRAWS (www.BRAWS.org). Since January 2015, Holly and her team have distributed over two million period products and undergarments to women and girls in crisis. Prior to launching BRAWS, Holly was a classroom educator and the owner of a small business specializing in STEM education. Holly is a fierce defender of women and girls, advocating for the passage of smart public policy. She has participated in several panels, including Netroots Nation 2018, “Menstrual Equity: Practical Action to Public Policy” and Congresswoman Grace Meng’s, “The Case for Menstrual Equity: How Policies Surrounding Menstruation Affect Outcomes for Women.” Holly’s work has been featured in multiple news outlets, including the Washington Post’s "The Once-Whispered Topic of Women's Menstruation Now Has Political Cachet." Holly leads the Virginia Menstrual Equity Coalition and serves on the Board of Directors of the Vienna Business Association, where she is the chair of the nonprofit, social outreach, and youth committees. Holly was named the 2017 Emerging Influential Leader of the Year by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the Rising Star Heroine of the 2017 Heroines of Washington Awards. Holly is a graduate of George Washington University with a M.Ed in Elementary Education, as well a B.A. in the interdisciplinary study of Communications, Law, Economics and Government from American University in Washington, DC. She is a graduate of the 2018 Emerge Virginia program. Holly lives in Vienna, Virginia with her husband, Erik, and two children, Morgan (11) and Matthew (8).

Netroots Nation participation