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.
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 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 Accelerator Pitch Prize
joni took home the pitch prize at this social good accelerator program.
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.
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: 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".
joni was awarded a Good Sparks Grant in the "Health" category for our contributions for our community impact and innovation.
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 #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 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
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.
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
Celebrating ecologioncal innovations, the 2021 Inspirational new venture award went to joni for our line of all-natural period care products.