Meet Mylene, The Co-Founder of DIVONA

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DIVONA2Considering all the odds stacked against her and systemic obstacles in her way, any woman starting her own business is inherently phenomenal. A woman starting a business aimed at empowering other women in the process? Extra phenomenal… and that’s what Mylene Paquin is. This week, we spoke with Mylene about her gorgeous new fragrance line (Kickstarter launching May 8th), how her feminism plays a part in what she does. Continue reading…

Meet Kanchan Amatya, Activist and Entrepreneur

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Kanchan AmatyaWomen are such a force for good — and Kanchan Amatya is no exception. Since she was just a high schooler, she’s been working on global sustainability issues and now works with the UN Women on empowering women and girls around the world. A true girlboss if there ever were one. This week, we chatted with Kanchan about her feminism, women’s rights in her home country, and the power of women supporting women. Continue reading…

Meet Poppy Roe, Filmmaker

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poppyroeIt’s no secret that we LOVE supporting women in film, so when we saw this Kickstarter campaign for Poppy Roe and Katie Brayben’s first feature film, we had to reach out to learn more about these super talented filmmakers. This week, we chatted with Poppy about film, feminism and the power of believing in yourself. Continue reading…

Meet Lorri, Creator of Imperfectly Beautiful Designs

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IBDHealing through art is not only beneficial for oneself, but also for those it is shared with. We learn how deeply we connect with others when we express outwardly what we’re feeling through our words, paintings, films, and drawings, and for Lorri of Imperfectly Beautiful Designs, transfer art. We spoke with Lorri this week about her (self taught!) work, and her vision of helping others heal through her handmade pieces. Continue reading…