Awards and Recognition

Every accolade drives #periodequity

At joni, being recognized for our efforts is made all the sweeter because it means we're breaking down menstrual stigmas and drawing attention to period poverty in the process. Every award, every achievement, is all for greater period equity — and we couldn't be more excited to shine a spotlight on the awards, recognition, and honors that showcase our talents and efforts in driving that forward.


Femovate by Guidea - joni period care select

Femovate by Guidea 2023-2024 Cohort

 joni is one of 30 startups selected from 130 global applications by Guidea to participate in a UX design sponsorship programme for early stage femtech companies.



Ecostar awards 2023 winner social impact joni period care

Ecostar Awards 2023 - Social Impact

joni was proud to take home their second Ecostar Award by the Synergy Foundation, this year for Social Impact for our contributions to accessible and sustainable period care in Canada.



Nimbus Synergies Health Impact Investor Challenge

Nimbus Synergies Health Impact Investor Challenge

Linda Biggs and Jayesh Vekariya are in the top five in this challenge that celebrates positive impacts to the healthcare. Grand finale revealed at the end of this year. 


Innovate BC Regional Start Up Prize 2023 joni period care

Innovate BC 2023 - Regional Start-up Prize

joni took home the Innovate BC Regional Startup Prize that recognized our 21st-century period care brand that’s increasing access to sustainable menstrual products.


adyen pitch prize 2023 - joni period care

Adyen Accelerator Pitch Prize

joni took home the pitch prize at this social good accelerator program.



Women of Influence 2023 Linda Biggs - joni

Top 25 Women of Influence - Linda Biggs 2023

This award recognized joni co-founder Linda Biggs for her influence in the business world as a social entrepreneur and contributing to the greater good through her initiatives to dismantle period poverty. 


Victoria Chamber of Commerce Awards 2023 - joni period care

Greater Victoria Business Awards 2023 - Innovation

The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce recognized joni as a sustainable innovator in awards that celebrate local businesses as decided by an independent panel of prominent business leaders.


Goodie Nation 2023 - joni period care

Goodie Nation: Lenovo Evolve Small Award 2023

Lenovo and AMD, in partnership with Goodie Nation, chose joni as one of 30 promising, diverse-led CPG brands and Brick-and-Mortar small businesses in the U.S. and Canada through the Lenovo Evolve Small in an initiative that celebrates effective innovation and embodies the concept of "Intentionally Good".


Desjardins Good Sparks Grant 2022 - joni period care
Desjardins Good Sparks Grant 2023

joni was awarded a Good Sparks Grant in the "Health" category for our contributions for our community impact and innovation.


CHFA Agents of Change 2023 - joni period care

CHFA Agent of Change Award 2023

The Agent of Change Award acknowledged joni for making substantial contributions through social justice advocacy work and champions of social justice and change.


TELUS We Stand With Owners Award winners 2022 - joni period care

TELUS #WeStandWithOwners 2022

Through this award, TELUS champions game-changing businesses, providing funding, technology and recognition to help them thrive in a digital world.


Victoria Tech Community Awards 2022 - Innovation - joni period care

Victoria Tech Community Awards 2022 -Innovation Excellence: Hardware 

joni's electronic wall dispenser for period products was praised for its innovative design, addressing the needs of large organizations while minimizing misuse and obsolescence.


Victoria Tech Community Awards 2022 - Social Impact joni

Victoria Tech Community Awards 2022 - Social Impact

Sponsored by the UVIC Innovation Centre, this award recognized joni for making a positive social impact through our giveback business model and our mission for period equity. 


Douglas Top 10 to Watch 2021 - joni period care
Douglas Magazine Top 10 to Watch 2021

Sponsored by Royal Roads University, joni was recognized as a local business to watch for simultaneously fighting for period equity and environmental sustainability.


Ecostar Awards: Inspirational New Venture 2021 - joni period care

Ecostar Awards: Inspirational New Venture 2021

Celebrating ecologioncal innovations, the 2021 Inspirational new venture award went to joni for our line of all-natural period care products.