36 Hours with the Slum-Girl Whisperer

36 Hours with the Slum-Girl Whisperer

I am Aarti Naik. I am 26 years old. And I live in the Mulund West area of Mumbai, India, in a slum with my family. I share a house with my mother, Pushpa, my father, Dattatry (they have been married for 50 years!) and my little brother, Rajni. My elder sister, Sachin, got married(…)

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Socially-Conscious Fashion By VOZ: Showcasing Female Mapuche Weavers from Chile

Socially-Conscious Fashion By VOZ: Showcasing Female Mapuche Weavers from Chile

Wearing garments cut from the cloth of social change has bred a different class of fashionistas—one that girltanker Jasmine E. Aarons, CEO and Design Director of VOZ (or voice in Spanish), hopes will only grow in the coming years. Her multifaceted team of designers and artisans comprised of Mapuche weavers is as original as the(…)

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Top 5 Tips on How to Attract Angel Investors

Top 5 Tips on How to Attract Angel Investors

Did you know that attracting an angel investor is easier than ever before? In 2013, only 24% of U.S. women-owned ventures received angel investment, according to the Center for Venture Research. But there are now more people investing as angels globally, and many are specifically looking to support women entrepreneurs. Here’s what you can do(…)

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The Many Currencies of a Brazilian Feminist…

The Many Currencies of a Brazilian Feminist…

I came here to confess something from the bottom of my broken…wallet. I am a journalist who exchanged newsrooms and the long hours before deadlines to follow my principles and passion. Yeah…I am one of those people. I used to write about fashion, until the day I realized that it was much more interesting to(…)

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