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Worldchanging Women

5 Women of Color Who Remade the World as We Know It

5 Women of Color Who Remade the World as We Know It

Let’s keep these women in the conversation.

by × March 24, 2017 × 0 comments

Creative Arts

5 Gorgeous Female Vocal Traditions From Around the World

5 Gorgeous Female Vocal Traditions From Around the World

Many of these folk vocal traditions began with women, and persist to this day.

by × March 8, 2017 × 0 comments

Fair Fashion

Carcel is Sewn By Women in Prison (That’s a Good Thing)

Carcel is Sewn By Women in Prison (That’s a Good Thing)

When the women’s sentences are over, they will have marketable skills and money in the bank.

by × January 4, 2017 × 0 comments

Ecology

Feminism and Climate Change: Ama Budge Speaks Out on Why WOC Can’t Be Left Out

Feminism and Climate Change: Ama Budge Speaks Out on Why WOC Can’t Be Left Out

Women worldwide are disproportionately affected by climate change.

by × September 26, 2016 × 1 comment

Ecology

Climate Change-Friendly Milk That Empowers African Women: Camels Are the New Cows

Climate Change-Friendly Milk That Empowers African Women: Camels Are the New Cows

Kenya’s increasingly severe dry spells are putting pressure on the country’s cow and goat farmers. But a project in Isiolo is helping women tap into a booming – and drought-resistant – source of income: camel milk.

by × August 22, 2016 × 0 comments

Fair Fashion

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Silk Is An Ancient Natural Fabric, But Is It Ethical? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Silk is a favorite of royals, and still reigns as one the most supreme and luxurious fabrics sought after today.

by × June 20, 2016 × 2 comments

Health Is Beauty

Sun Protection, Sunscreen, and My Black Skin: How (and Why) I’m Changing My Attitude

Sun Protection, Sunscreen, and My Black Skin: How (and Why) I’m Changing My Attitude

Growing up, our aversion to sunscreen was a result of a myth: that black people don’t need sun protection.

by × June 14, 2016 × 4 comments

Fair Fashion

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Hear What Fashion Experts Say About Ethics & Design on New Conscious Chatter Podcast

A podcast for those of us totally infatuated with new ways of looking at, and encountering fashion.

by × April 19, 2016 × 0 comments

Fair Fashion

Purple Impression: Reviving Hand Embroidery Art & Empowering Pakistani Women

Purple Impression: Reviving Hand Embroidery Art & Empowering Pakistani Women

Fair-trade embroidery that’s a true work of art.

by × March 16, 2016 × 0 comments

Creative Arts

Sophie Berti’s “Waterlogged”: Nonfiction First Prize Winner, Women in Water Writing Contest

Sophie Berti’s “Waterlogged”: Nonfiction First Prize Winner, Women in Water Writing Contest

The water feels like heaven, like home, like a new adventure.

by × March 2, 2016 × 3 comments