Dubbed the “architect of the U.S. campaign to squash the tampon tax” by Newsweek, Weiss-Wolf is the author of Periods Gone Public: Taking a Stand for Menstrual Equity (Arcade, Oct. 2017). Lauded by Gloria Steinem as “the beginning of liberation for us all,” Periods Gone Public earned starred reviews by Library Journal and Publishers Weekly, which credited its “thorough research and detailed history.” The Washington Post called it “a riveting read … and a promising call to smart activism.” Weiss-Wolf is a regular contributor to Ms. magazine. Her writing and work have appeared in The New York Times, TIME, Newsweek, Salon, Bloomberg, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, Bustle, Rewire, Vice, and NPR among others.
She is a contributor to the Young Adult book, Period.: Twelve Voices Tell the Bloody Truth (Macmillan, May 2018). Weiss-Wolf is an advisory board member of ZanaAfrica Foundation. Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Weiss-Wolf was a Development Consultant specializing in foundations strategy for Legal Services NYC; Vice President, Development for the Pro Choice Resource Center; and Grants Manager for the American Civil Liberties Union. An entrepreneur at heart, she took a decade-long hiatus from the world of nonprofits to envision and co-found Milk Money, a women-owned company that creates and franchises stores that sell recycled children’s clothing (featured by The New York Times as a “neighborhood joint in the family way”).
Weiss-Wolf earned a J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she was Editor-in Chief of the Cardozo Women’s Law Journal, and an A.B. from Lafayette College. She can be reached at email@example.com.