In this podcast interview, Dana Williams-Johnson talks about her journey from blogging about accessories to studying Black women in media.
In this podcast episode, Bianca Springer talks about her career in conflict mediation, sewing, and embroidery.
Stephanie Dean is the creator of Cinnamon Annie Dolls, a version of the classic Raggedy Anne in a variety of skin tones.
In this webinar taught by Queenie Johnson, you’ll learn how to incorporate anti-racist content into your social media and business messaging, and when and how to post with confidence. This session is designed for white and BIPOC business owners, creators, and crafters who want to be change agents for equity.
In this podcast episode, Cecilia Neslon-Hurt talks about the development of her career working in diversity, equity, and inclusion both for national corporations and in the fiber arts community.
Over the past year, there have been many conversations centered on change through diversity, equity, and inclusion, and social justice. This increased focus has given forward-thinking businesses the mandate to develop a brand strategy that addresses the diverse and evolving customer needs and expectations. One important starting point is drafting a diversity and inclusion statement for your website.
In this interactive webinar executive coach and Craft Industry Alliance member Lauren Lambrecht will help you define what inclusive leadership looks like and identify areas in which inclusivity shows up in business.
OLFA has launched a new charitable initiative intended to help support creative endeavors in diverse communities throughout the US. Called OLFA Builds Diversity, the program will gift OLFA cutting solutions to individuals, organizations, classrooms, and training programs that demonstrate a focus on creative and professional skill development for people from diverse backgrounds.
In 2016 Rumana Lasker looked at 52 sewing magazines published in the UK that year and realized that every single one featured a white woman on the cover.
“One of the things that struck me the most…is the feeling of being undervalued- as a consumer, as a person,” says Lasker a British sewer who was a quarter-finalist on the Great British Sewing Bee. “Because it is no exaggeration to say that by failing to represent us, they are telling people of color that we don’t matter.”
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