Celeste Mergens, "The Power of Days"

Main Point Books and the local chapters of Days for Girls International welcome Celeste Mergens. She'll be discussing the work of Days for Girls chronicled in her book "The Power of Days: :A Story of Resilience, Dignity, and the Fight for Women’s Equity."


This event starts at 4:30 pm in our lower level event spaces. RSVPS via Eventbrite are encouraged; walk-ins are welcome. The space is down one flight of stairs. There is a ramped way in through the back - if you have accessibility needs please let us know and we'll arrange to open it for you.

About Days for Girls International

Menstrual equity everywhere. Period.

Days for Girls is a nonprofit organization that prepares and distributes sustainable menstrual health solutions to girls who would otherwise miss school during their monthly periods. We increase access to menstrual care and education by developing global partnerships, cultivating Social Enterprises, mobilizing volunteers and innovating sustainable solutions that shatter stigma and limitations for women and girls. Donate to the local chapter here.

About Celeste Mergens

Celeste Mergens is the founder of Days for Girls. She has led the organization since its beginning in 2008, driven by twenty years of nonprofit and business management experience. She holds a Master's Degree in Creative Writing and Literature and audited a second in Global Sustainable Development. Her “can do” team-building approach has inspired thousands of volunteers and social enterprises worldwide.

Celeste is a sought-after speaker who has been featured in Oprah’s O Magazine and Forbes, among other top-tier publications. She was recently named an AARP Purpose Prize Award winner, a Conscious Company Global Impact Entrepreneur of the year and Women Economic Forum's Woman of the Decade. She loves being with her family when not traveling the globe. She is married to her best friend, Don Mergens. Their family includes 11 phenomenal children (five by marriage), 15 grandchildren, four foster children, and four foreign exchange students – plus many beloved friends who have become family all around the world.

Event date: 

Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Event address: 

Main Point Books


The Power of Days: A Story of Resilience, Dignity, and the Fight for Women's Equity By Celeste Mergens Cover Image
ISBN: 9781637743744
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: BenBella Books - October 3rd, 2023