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(…)
Heeba Din / arts, asia, education, entertainment, features, technology, well-being, women and girls / children's books, fearless collective, feminism, india, khaya, Shilo Shiv Suleman, wall painting /
If you see a beautiful young girl perched up on a ladder, her hair down with a beautiful plumeria (frangipani) tucked delicately behind her ear, painting a street wall, you might be looking at Shilo Shiv Suleman. A visual artist, illustrator, digital storyteller, animator and passionate human being, Shilo, 25, has been called the new(…)
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(…)
Tara Roberts / asia, education, entertainment, entrepreneurship, features, funding, mentoring, social issues, technology, video, women and girls / 000 women mba, 10, goa, goldman sachs, india, indian, indian school of business, sapna shahani, videoblogging /
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.