In Pinto’s “Mother Boat” exhibition, artists reference the influx of discarded plastic. AWT shows an exclusive preview and conversation with the artists.
Female Nonprofit Founder On the Importance of Eliminating Food Waste
Leah Lizarondo shares her experience of launching a startup designed to eliminate food waste.
Meet the Female Founder Behind the Shoemakers Movement
Brooklyn Shoe Space founder Keiko Hirosue makes more than shoes; she makes a safe space for female artisans.
Maryana Bilski Is Paying Fashion Forward
Part online fashion store, part philanthropic organization, and part vehicle for its founder’s own personal development, Maryana Bilski’s BunnyJack is a unique NYC-based enterprise with a backstory nearly as curious as its name.
How Women Are Leading the Sustainable Fashion Movement
While “fast fashion” is partly to blame for the poor working conditions experienced by female garment workers, women are also the ones pioneering the sustainable fashion alternative.
Red Flower Founder Yael Alkalay on the Power of the Positive
Yael Alkalay, the female entrepreneur who founded natural beauty product company Red Flower, believes that calm is her greatest strength.
The Complexity of Simplicity: Aesthetic Culture
Marni Chan takes apart the stark aesthetics of contemporary dress to reveal the social discomfort born from abundance.
A Woman in Wine: Nan Helgeland’s Out-of-this-World Vineyard
Less than a fourth of individuals holding the esteemed title of Master Sommelier are women, and less than 15 percent of lead winemakers in California are female. Among these women is Nan Helgeland, owner of Martian Ranch and Vineyard …
Waste Not Want Not
When environmental activist Lauren Singer realized how much plastic she was throwing away each day, she decided to give up garbage. Now she’s out to help other people build more sustainable routines.
Film Biz Recycling Is Closing, But Eva Radke’s Mission Continues
There’s no stopping the woman who set out to make the film industry sustainable.
Book Review: Marie Kondo “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up”
“Imagine yourself living in a space that contains only things that spark joy. Isn’t this the lifestyle you dream of?” This is the premise of Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, an insightful look at how rearranging your home can change your life.