NEWS FROM THE FIELD

Nest Unveils State of the Handworker Economy Report

May 1, 2019
May 1, 2019|

Nest unveils their first State of the Handworker Economy Report, an immense report housing troves of descriptive data on artisan small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and home-based workers engaged in craft work. The report was generously funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies and includes a forward by Verna Eggleston as well as contributions from the Council for Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), West Elm, Etsy, GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group), Save the Children Germany, and Eco-age Co-founder, Livia Firth. Read More

Girl Rising Debuts a New Film Clip about Refugee Girls

March 7, 2019
March 7, 2019|

This International Women’s Day, Girl Rising, the non-profit behind the global campaign for girls’ education and empowerment, debuts a powerful new film titled Brave Girl Rising today in honor of International Women’s Day. Made in Read More

Don’t Let a Period Stop Her – ZanAfrica

March 7, 2019
March 7, 2019|

BIG NEWS: In celebration of #IWD2019 on March 8th, we're launching a week-long campaign "Don't Let A Period Stop Her"! Starting TODAY - March 11th, we will be in donated digital billboards across the US Read More

Female Empowerment Events in Boston to observe Women’s History Month R...

March 4, 2019
March 4, 2019|

Looking for a fun way to engage in Women's History Month, connect with others and get out in the city? Check out some of these awesome events going on in Boston this month: Wednesday, March Read More

Why We Believe in Women Leaders – Akilah Institute

March 4, 2019
March 4, 2019|

Almost 1,000 students study at the Akilah Institute, Rwanda’s only women’s college. It is here that Africa’s future female leaders are educated to solve the world’s most pressing problems, through a lens of opportunity and Read More

Our Favorite Women & Sustainability Infographics – Akilah Instit...

March 4, 2019
March 4, 2019|

Without a doubt, one of the greatest challenges the planet faces today is climate change. Africa is particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. According to the United Nations: “ Global warming of 2˚C Read More

A Call to Action for Patriots Nation – My Life My Choice

March 1, 2019
March 1, 2019|

The heart-wrenching details emerging about the lives of exploited women forced to work at the Asian Orchid Massage parlor may have shocked members of Patriots Nation, but, sadly, were not shocking to us at My Read More

Boston Women’s Fund to Award $50,000 in 2019 Spring Grant Cycle

February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019|

BOSTON (February 15, 2019) – The Boston Women’s Fund, a progressive nonprofit supporting community-based organizations and grassroots initiatives run by women, girls, and gender nonconforming people will award $50,000 to Boston area organizations as part Read More