The World Fair Trade Organization's Communications team asked me to share the names of inspirational women in my life for International Women's Day 2020.
This years campaign hashtag is #SheEmpowersMe
I chose to mention 4 ladies and invited them to continue the video challenge.
Ms Christina Longden - The Lorna Young Foundation
Ms Samini Bibi - Sabah Pakistan
Ms Roopa Mehta (Apa) - WFTO President
Ms Moon Sharma (Apa) - Tara Projects, India
Many other ladies who have joined the video chain include:
Mellisa of Gone Rural (Eswatini)
Sophie of Sabahar (Ethiopia)
Irani of Crafts Resource Centre (India)
Fred Masinde of Undugu (Kenya)
Valerie of Township Patterns (South Africa)
Nawangsari of Arum Dalu (Indonesia)
Yolita of Pekerti (Indonesia)
And Saffy Handicrafts and Saffy Inc (Philippines)!
The WFTO community is full of inspiring women.
I wish everyone a very happy International Women's Day 2020
#EachForEqual and #SheEmpowersMe!
Love, peace and blessings
In 2015 my Creative Director Helen Barlow Scott and I worked to design The Little Fair Trade Stamps which would be included in the launch of The Little Fair Trade Shop website Quarter 1, 2016.
In this blog I explain what each stamp means and introduce you to a fairtrade producer who has aligned their business to implement and promote a living wage, decent working conditions, transparency and accountability, empowerment, environmental sustainability, dignity and self respect for all.
This month I continued to heal from surgery.
Completed the prestigious World Literacy Foundation Ambassador 2020 Program and
Attended Ethical Consumer Week 2020 via virtual sessions.
This October I attended online Ethical Consumer Week Conference 2020.
This is a short summary of some of the sessions I attended.
The conference began Saturday 24th October and concluded Friday 30th October 2020.
Many thanks to all the guest speakers and the Ethical Consumer team for an informative and inspiring week!
I look forward to the catch up session.
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