Gerard Migeon is the President and CEO of Natural Womanhood, which he founded with his wife Anna in 2012. Since 2009, Gerard has also been Director of Marketing for Clarity Child Guidance Center, the largest non-profit children’s psychiatric hospital in Central Texas. In this position, Gerard launched the first awareness and educational online portal dedicated to children’s mental wellness (www.1in5minds.org). Gerard’s background includes 28 years of branding, marketing management, healthcare and non-profit marketing as well as marketing research. A native of France, Gerard is a graduate of the French business school Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris. Besides his fluency in English and French, Gerard also speaks German and Chinese.

Anna Migeon is a founder and board member for Natural Womanhood. Since its founding, Anna has served Natural Womanhood as writer, editor and grant writer, and she currently serves as Director of Development for a San Antonio nonprofit. Anna earned her master’s degree in English from Illinois State University and is the author of The Happy Dinner Table: The Path to Healthy Harmonious Family Meals. Gerard and Anna have been married for 28 years and raised two children. They live in San Antonio, Texas.

Mary Rose Somarriba is the Editor of Natural Womanhood. Mary Rose has more than ten years of experience in editing and journalism. Before coming to Natural Womanhood, Mary Rose was culture editor of the women’s web magazine Verily Magazine, managing editor of First Things, and managing editor of The New Atlantis: A Journal on Technology and Society. Mary Rose has been a supporter of Fertility Awareness since learning the Creighton model at the Gianna Center in New York, and she now lives with her husband and two children in Cleveland, Ohio.

Madeleine CoyneMadeleine Coyne manages Social Media and Digital Strategy for Natural Womanhood. She spent the last few years managing the social media (and wearing a number of different hats) for a growing podcast network, and she is excited to use the knowledge she gained from this experience to share fertility awareness with others. She lives in Cleveland, Ohio, with her husband and daughter, where she has taken classes to learn the Sympto-Thermal Method and otherwise found the support of women learning and practicing fertility awareness-based methods. In her free time, she enjoys freelance writing, reading long novels, and taking Irish dancing lessons at her favorite Irish pub.

Sophie Caldecott contributes Digital Strategy for Natural Womanhood. After completing her Masters in Magazine Journalism in London in 2011, Sophie worked as an editor for the Ethical Fashion Forum’s online magazine, followed by a role as special projects manager at Verily Magazine, where she became an expert in SEO and developed her interest in social media and the unique connections and community that it can foster. She currently lives and works in the UK with her husband and two daughters.

Silvia Coto is the Business Assistant of Natural Womanhood. Born and raised in Costa Rica, Silvia is a computer science engineer who has 12 years of experience working in IT software development for Dole Fresh Fruit International. While raising five children, she worked in management and administration for two educational institutions, including fundraising money to build a new high school for girls in the endangered areas of San Jose. She served as the administrative director of an educational institution that specialized in hospitality services. She lives with her family in San Antonio, Texas.

Contributing Writers

Liz Escoffery is a Certified FertilityCare Practitioner and Birth Boot Camp Instructor in Zionsville, Indiana. In May 2017, she earned her Master of Arts in Theology from St. Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology. She has helped over 175 women and couples learn the Creighton Model in-person and virtually. She and her husband Bill have two children and another due in March 2018. Learn more about her business, Indy FertilityCare here.

Cassie Moriarty is a fertility awareness educator, postpartum doula, and lactation mentor based in New York City, where she lives with her two-year-old daughter and husband. She manages a local wellness clinic that focuses on hormonal health, and she leads monthly La Leche League meetings to help nursing moms connect and get guidance on breastfeeding. After ditching hormonal birth control in 2012, she became an ardent fertility awareness enthusiast. Now, as a FEMM certified instructor, she teaches women and teens how to chart their cycles. When not running after her toddler, she enjoys attempting to make her thumb green and listening to live jazz music.

Lindsay Schlegel Natural Womanhood contributing writerLindsay Schlegel is a wife, mother, and writer, who thinks every woman should understand how her body works. She writes frequently about fertility awareness-based methods, and is also the author of Don’t Forget to Say Thank You: And Other Parenting Lessons That Brought Me Closer to God. She lives with her family in New Jersey, where you can find her cooking, knitting, running, or reading to her kids. Learn more at LindsaySchlegel.com.

Grace Stark Natural Womanhood contributing writerGrace Emily Stark received her M.A. in Bioethics & Health Policy from Loyola University Chicago. Grace and her husband started their fertility-awareness journey using the Billings Ovulation Method, and are now a certified Teaching Couple for the Couple to Couple League, teaching the Sympto-Thermal Method. When she isn’t chasing after her energetic toddler, Grace loves to relax by cooking, baking, and hosting barbecues with her husband where they live in San Diego, CA. Follow Grace’s writing at GraceEmilyStark.com.

Kathleen Taylor is a graduate of Franciscan University, where her fascination with the science of fertility awareness began. She is passionate about spreading the facts and advantages of fertility awareness and enjoys researching, reading, writing, and all things health and fitness. She lives with her husband and three little girls in San Diego, CA.

 

 

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