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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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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Sapna Shahani started WAVE (Women Aloud Videoblogging Empowerment) in India in 2009. Her dream was to give young women from states throughout India video cameras and training as citizen journalists.
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(…)
Committee of One, Making a Difference, One Life at a Time (Matriarch Press, 2012) “When I married a retired hydrologist, I had no idea how our travels to the Middle East would change my perspective. Initially interested in the fine crafts of the area, I was led to Leila Wahbeh. The day I met her was(…)