The Future is Female
Too often is work about competition when it should be about congratulation. We want to support and acknowledge others who are doing incredible things for, or with, inspiring women.
Here are a collection of individuals, projects and brands we love. They epitomise the work we do and why we do it. We are delighted they exist and we more! If you agree - lets collaborate!
So they created the All Woman project: a campaign that promotes acceptance of all bodies and we couldn't love it more!
So she decided to start a Feminist book club!
"...as I want to share what I’m learning and hear your thoughts too."
Join the club of great book suggestions on Good Reads
Inspired by the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles, the Scorecard assesses and ranks publicly listed companies on 24 gender equity criteria so we can be transparent about gender equality and its economic benefits!
i-D magazine partnered with CHANEL to offer a digital marketing campaign perfect for our age.
In her beautiful short films, Harley Weir captures five creative women, in five different cities, at different stages of their young lives, while CHANEL Nº5, as the sponsor, position themselves as a company who support young women.
The collaboration is a whole series of articles on Dazed Digital under the title Girls Like Us that 'opens a window onto five women who have made their dreams a reality. Through this series of features, we hope to inspire a new generation of girls to conquer challenges and follow their own paths.'
The initiative aims to connect, support and inspire women working in the creative industries through publications, online content and events.
We love her 'tool kit' which includes interviews, advice and reading lists and we will be reading her Little Black Book and hopefully collaborating with her in the future because “this is absolutely not about hashtag feminism.”
It is run by women, bottled by women on their farm in Oaxaca and based on Yola's grandfather's recipe.
We love all of these women and the creativity they are bringing to an artisanal alcohol brand (I mean just check out their Instagram @yolamezcal) but above all we admire that they are dedicated to promoting the economic independence of women in Oaxaca. They also recently did an event in LA with Gurls Talk!
The video made for Real Women Real Stories, is used in her article for The Daily Dot where she asks "Isn't it unfortunate that one of the only things you can control as a model is your looks?"
We want to work with brands that want more than just looks from the women they use in their campaigns.
The duo interview and showcase women from around the world while being rooted in a very London vibe, which we dig.
For BabyFace the community they oversee is about a genuine and personal discourse with their group and the wider communities in which they’re a part of. BabyFace aims to ignite collaboration and conversation between these women who are lighting up their industries.
Using the hashtag #letsgetgurlstalking as a call to arms, Aboah spreads a larger message of honesty and openness for young women. She gives talks at local schools, hosts workshops, has created several viral videos and and is an advocate of a positive body image in everything she does.
They have created a series for Women@Forbes called 'On Resilience'.
"From the start, we set out to highlight women whose career success we admired - but more importantly - we wanted to understand the challenges and obstacles they'd surmounted, and the wisdom they'd earned."- our amazing friend Allie Hoffman
Topaz's charity The Lunchbox Fund feeds millions of school children in Africa every year and it is great to see a brand want to align themselves with such an empowered woman and worthy cause.
The aim of gal-dem is to open up our take on the world to a wider audience. They want people of different shapes, sizes, genders and ethnic backgrounds to engage with the work they are doing.
"It is no secret that the mainstream media doesn’t represent or reflect us, so we are doing it for ourselves."
They have created man inspiring viral videos but of favourite is a series they do where each woman they interview strips off her clothes and her layers of insecurities and issues to bare both the truth and her skin.
The ad features Madonna’s daughter and performing arts student, Lourdes, indie pop musician Grimes, black rights activist and Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg and animal rights focused model, Kenya Kinski-Jones.
Lenny Letter is an e-mail newsletter (very green!) that offers inspiring articles and essays by women, for women and about women.
Their reach is extensive and their influence far-reaching as they have involved everyone from Hillary Clinton to Khloe Kardashian.
They support some of the most exciting and in-demand talent in their respective genres. THE BKS conceptualizes and executes marketing and endorsement deals, DJ bookings, media relations and brand strategy for their clients.
We love all their jet-set girls and Will Smith - the founder - just as much because we love men who build platforms to support women!