Episode 15 - Convo with Citizen & Darling

 This week we chat with Christina Vaichus, co-founder of the ethical clothing company Citizen & Darling, which has a mission to support organization combatting human trafficking. We discuss start-up life, the inherent challenges of ethical supply chains, and growing with your customer base. Check out their place on the internet at  https://citizenanddarling.com   Image courtesy of Citizen & Darling.

This week we chat with Christina Vaichus, co-founder of the ethical clothing company Citizen & Darling, which has a mission to support organization combatting human trafficking. We discuss start-up life, the inherent challenges of ethical supply chains, and growing with your customer base. Check out their place on the internet at https://citizenanddarling.com

Image courtesy of Citizen & Darling.

Episode 13 - Sustainable Traditions

 Weddings! They can be stressful and expensive, but we chat about ways to be more sustainable and efficient in planning your big day. We also chat with the inspiring founder of the Toronto based charity “the Brides Project” about a new, trend she is hoping to start: donating your wedding dress to raise money for a good cause. Listen in to learn more about the amazing work she and her team are passionately engaged in.  Learn more about how you can donate your dress:   https://thebridesproject.com   Stuff we mention:   Meet the Woman Who Got Married Without Buying Anything New    Option B – Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant      Photo of our very own Marieke, taken by  Natalie Sorichetti .    

Weddings! They can be stressful and expensive, but we chat about ways to be more sustainable and efficient in planning your big day. We also chat with the inspiring founder of the Toronto based charity “the Brides Project” about a new, trend she is hoping to start: donating your wedding dress to raise money for a good cause. Listen in to learn more about the amazing work she and her team are passionately engaged in.

Learn more about how you can donate your dress:

https://thebridesproject.com

Stuff we mention:

Meet the Woman Who Got Married Without Buying Anything New

Option B – Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

 

Photo of our very own Marieke, taken by Natalie Sorichetti

 

Episode 12 - Gender Equality in...Sweden(?)

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We call Tove Dahlgren, the Acting CEO of AllBright, a non-profit based in Stockholm, Sweden, to chat about gender and diversity within the senior tranches of the Swedish corporate sector. Listen in as we discuss "naming and shaming" companies, campaigns on university campuses, and the trends and challenges of working towards a more equal, diverse and creative business culture. We also spend some time reminiscing about formative pieces of work that have been influential in our lives.   

Stuff we mention: Check out AllBright's reports here, and Anne-Marie Slaughter's The Atlantic article (July/August 2012) "Why Women Still Can't Have It All" here.  

Episode 7 - Weaving Towards Fair Prices

 This episode we call Delfina Par Cotuc, a Mayan artisan and weaver in Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. We discuss the artists' co-operative she works with and a non-profit, Ethical Fashion Guatemala, focused on ensuring fair prices for locally-made products that are sold for outrageous prices online - with funds not trickling down to the makers and weavers.       For more, see  Ethical Fashion Guatemala .     Photo courtesy of Ethical Fashion Guatemala. 

This episode we call Delfina Par Cotuc, a Mayan artisan and weaver in Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. We discuss the artists' co-operative she works with and a non-profit, Ethical Fashion Guatemala, focused on ensuring fair prices for locally-made products that are sold for outrageous prices online - with funds not trickling down to the makers and weavers.     

For more, see Ethical Fashion Guatemala.

 

Photo courtesy of Ethical Fashion Guatemala.