2021 Australian of the Year. Co-Founder and Director of Health and Education TABOO
InDaily’s 40 under 40. Co-founder and Managing Director of TABOO
At 17 and 18 years old, Eloise Hall and Isobel Marshall Co-Founded the South Australian based social enterprise TABOO.
In 2017, Eloise and Isobel crowd-funded $56,000 to launch their range of high quality, ethically sourced, certified organic cotton pads and tampons. They sell to the Australian market with 100% of net profits donated to Charity partner OneGirl, and all business activities dedicated to eradicating period poverty and challenging menstrual stigma locally and abroad. TABOO has partnered with many Australian organisations, providing free access to pads for Australian women who require menstrual support.
The TABOO team is made up of 10 young women from SA and VIC. They have a strong focus on the education of Australian students through schools and campaigns, aiming to change the conversation around periods and increase the understanding and respect of menstruation across all demographics and genders.
Eloise works as Managing Director of TABOO and studies Business and International Studies at Flinders University.
Isobel is working as Director of Health and Education at TABOO and is studying Medicine at the University of Adelaide.