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Icon Company: Dunkin’ Donuts

More good news concerning corporate responsibility! Dunkin’ Donuts is committing to use eggs produced from cage-free birds in 10% of their breakfast sandwiches by the end of the year. They … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Icon Person: Miriam Bienstock, Co-founder of Atlantic Records

A few weeks ago, Miriam Bienstock passed away at the age of 92. Bienstock was a powerful business leader of Atlantic Records from 1947 to 1964, at a time when … Continue reading

April 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Icon People: 10 Millennial Women Making History Today

Since I don’t watch t.v. and am terrible at keeping up with movies, I miss out on some of the young women who are making big strides today. I really … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Icon Person: Alice Guy

First this will make you pissed. Then you will be proud. Alice Guy was conveniently wiped from the history books. She was the first woman director (in 1896, La Fée … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Icon Person: Yuri Kochiyama

 It’s very powerful to see someone stand up for the rights of someone of a different race, background, sex, nationality, socio-economic status, etc. To me, that is a courageous and … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Icon Person: Maxine Greene, Education Theorist

Maxine Greene was an education philosopher who taught for nearly 50 years at the Teachers College at Columbia University in New York City. She promoted multiculturalism, power of the imagination, creative thinking, … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Icon Company: Etwas

Ya’ll. There are just some companies that blow you away, right? I had to immediately share this American company, Etwas, with you because they have a banging business idea. First … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Icon Person: Zainab Salbi

I very much respect women who step out of the boundaries and follow their passion to make a difference. I truly believe that we, as women, are more caring and … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Icon Person: Camille Lepage

Unfortunately I am learning about Camille Lepage’s work through her obituary. Camille was confirmed dead on May 13th by the French government, passing away at the very young age of 26. … Continue reading

May 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Icon Person: Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta is an activist and co-founder of United Farm Workers. She has worked tirelessly all of her life promoting women’s and worker’s rights. I highly recommend checking out the … Continue reading

May 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Icon Person: Eman Mohammed

The strength of a determined woman is implacable. Eman Mohammed is a young photojournalist in Gaza. She is the only woman photojournalist in her city because of the deep cultural … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Icon Company: Bon George

Woo hoo! A clothing company that is doing it right! Bon George is based in Los Angeles and their tag line is “conscious clothing”. This means that they are focused … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Icon Company: Grist & Toll

I am inspired by women like Nan Kohler who understand what community means and should look like. She’s one of the few who are taking action to bring us closer … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Icon Company: Public – Supply

Public Supply (link to their website below) is a company with a simple mission: “To support creative work in our country’s public schools.” They are a for-profit business so they … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · Leave a comment
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