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(…)
In February 2014, Danielle Grace Warren packed her bags and left her Brooklyn apartment, moving a continent away from her boyfriend, friends and family to work part-time on a corn, fish and chicken farm in Ghana and to be closer to her true passion.
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(…)
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(…)