At Tiffany Ambers Garden, Lagos, on the 14th of March, 2024, producer, PCOS advocate, and media personality — Stephanie Coker Aderinokun hosted top celebrities, lifestyle influencers, and health professionals to an exciting wellness party for her recently produced documentary,  “Where The Heck Is My Period?

Stephanie Coker Speaking at the event

The multitalented TV host, on-air personality, and actress now wears the producer’s hat with her debut film, “Where The Heck Is My Period?” catalyzing change and empowerment. With a passion for advocacy, Stephanie has embarked on a journey to shed light on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), through the inspiring documentary which is an initiative of her nonprofit organization, The Future Is Her. 

The documentary which tells the stories of the realities of 11 African women from diverse backgrounds including Stephanie Coker Aderinokun living with PCOS, an often misunderstood health condition was released on Amazon Prime on Friday, 15th March 2024 as the first licensed documentary by Amazon Prime in Nigeria.

Stephanie Coker Aderinokun organized the watch party in collaboration with notable health and wellness brands such as Aya Care, Neubelle Med & Wellness Centre, Aquafina, and entertainment company, Filmhouse to raise awareness and spotlight on the challenges faced by those affected by PCOS while offering hope and inspiration to countless individuals worldwide. Hit the ▶ button below to watch a quick recap of the event:

Hosted by Mojibade Sosanya who is also an advocate for women’s empowerment, she engaged the audience to educate them on the purpose of the event and the importance of the impactful work Stephanie Coker Aderinokun has done with the documentary, telling the stories of women and raising awareness on a crucial issue that’s daily affecting the lives of millions of women worldwide.

Mojibade Sosanya
Stephanie Coker Aderinokun and Mojibade Sosanya

After guests watched the documentary, “Where The Heck Is My Period?”, Stephanie Coker Aderinokun expressed her passion and commitment to advocating for women especially women living with PCOS. She also expressed her appreciation of her team’s passion and relentless dedication to helping her achieve her goal of empowering women and encouraged the guests to support her nonprofit organization, The Future Is Her by encouraging men, women and children in their sphere of influence to get educated and involved in supporting women living with PCOS emotionally, financially and physically. 

The event continued with an engaging panel session with Dr Abosede Lewu, Consultant Obstetrician, Gynecologist, and Women’s Rights Advocate; Dr Nini Iyizoba, Medical Doctor, Health/Wellness Expert, fertility Coach, and Ruth Diyan Emodi, on diverse reproductive health issues women face such as PCOS, menstrual irregularities, endometriosis contraceptives, infertility amongst other crucial health concerns women have. The discussion shed light on the holistic approach to maintaining general reproductive wellness for women. 

As guests indulged in a plethora of delicacies, and trivia questions on skincare, Yogi Faith Adepoju engaged them in a calming meditation session which further enhanced the importance of wellness, a healthy mind and body. 

To close off the event Stephanie Coker Aderinokun delivered a heartfelt closing remark, expressing gratitude to all attendees for their participation and support of “Where The Heck Is My Period?”, a documentary dedicated to all women who are striving to succeed and live healthy lives whilst dealing with the challenges that come with living with PCOS and other health issues women face.

With a renewed sense of hope and commitment to supporting women, guests embraced the opportunity to network and make meaningful connections. Through the personal stories that were shared by guests, It’s evident that the “Where The Heck Is My Period?” documentary has not only left a mark on all that attended but will keep impacting the lives of women in generations to come worldwide.

Toke Makinwa, Nicole Chikwe, Beverly Naya, Julyet Peters and Chioma (GoodHair) Ikokwu at the event

Driven by her own experiences, Stephanie Coker Aderinokun is committed to raising awareness about PCOS and dismantling stigmas around this often-misunderstood condition. Her dedication to shedding light on the physical, emotional, and societal aspects of PCOS not only in her documentary but also in her broader advocacy efforts.

To watch this extraordinary film that tells the stories of women by a dynamic woman, check out Amazon Prime! 

Stephanie Coker Aderinokun and mother, Oyin Coker
Tolu Bally, Stephanie Coker Aderinokun and Linda Osifo
Toke Makinwa, Stephanie Coker Aderinokun, Chioma GoodHair, and Juliet Olanipekun
Stephanie Coker and Funsho Oluyemi
Stephanie Coker Aderinokun and Nicole Chikwe
Stephanie Coker Aderinokun and daughter, Ariella
Nicole Chikwe
Nancy Isime, Stephanie Coker Aderinokun, and Toolz
Mimi Chaka
Mimi Chaka and Folu Storms
Iman Wahid; Adriana Lica, co-founder of Aya Care; Stephanie Coker Aderinokun; Hadiza Lawal; Eki Ogunbor; and Olivia Arukwe
Dr Nini Iyizoba and Stephanie Coker Aderinokun
Diane Russet and Stephanie Coker Aderinokun
Diana Eneje
Bunmi George ‘JBums’ and Stephanie Coker