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…

Meet artist Smrita Jain

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smritaStorytelling is a powerful way to connect with others and make a difference in some of the most vulnerable spaces in our lives. The impact we can have by sharing our voices through various mediums is insurmountable– and can be both cathartic for the artist and their audience. This week, artist Smrita Jain shares the ways in which her art has allowed her to overcome experiences which have kept many women silent, and reminds us how valuable our voices can be for someone in need. Now, she’s writing a book, “Fat Free Samosa,” about her move from India to New York City, and the challenges and triumphs she’s experienced along the way.
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Meet Keeke Kawaii, Author of Think Highly of Yourself

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keekekawaiiWomen have been taking initiative lately to focus on the important practice of self-care. Whether entrepreneurs, artists, writers, filmmakers, students, or businesswomen– we understand the pressure of feeling as though we must be constantly moving, but sometimes, it’s necessary to take time for ourselves to reflect, and give ourselves the spa day or night of sleep we need– or maybe just a conversation with our girlfriends to remind us we’re seen. That’s why model, spokesmodel, and author, Keeke Kawaii, has written her book, Think Highly of Yourself, to give us that much-needed reminder.  We’re delighted to share our interview with Keeke this Feminist Wednesday: Continue reading…