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I Am Changing the World with Seaweed!

I Am Changing the World with Seaweed!

Who am I? I am a social entrepreneur and the founder of Samudra Skin & Sea. Samudra, the Sanskrit word for ‘ocean,’ is an organic skincare line featuring wild-harvested seaweed sourced in a socially and eco-conscious manner. Our goal is to help empower coastal rural women through seaweed harvesting opportunities and inspire protection of our global(…)

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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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EILEEN FISHER: Activating Leadership Grantees 2013

EILEEN FISHER: Activating Leadership Grantees 2013

We salute EILEEN FISHER’s commitment to empowering women. Check out the inspirational organizations and programs that received 2013 grants from the company ranging in amounts from $20K-$70K. And stay tuned for the announcement of  Activating Leadership winners for 2014. ABAN (A Ban Against Neglect): Young Women’s Empowerment Program: Empowers neglected and vulnerable homeless young women(…)

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