In the Chicago Tribune this week, there is an exciting article about liftUPTlift, a online global marketplace, that gives women entrepreneurs the opportunity to sell their jewelry and other products. It's a neat idea to encourage consumers to purchase goods made by women from all over the world. They are also trying to promote Women Owned Wednesday to support women shoppers and makers all over the world the day before Thanksgiving!
This fits well with the whole purpose underlying WITASWAN (Women in the Audience Supporting Women Artists Now). Be aware of what media you are consuming. Or who makes what you are purchasing.
You can read more about it here: http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/stevens/sc-gift-guide-corielle-heath-liftuplift-2015-20151110-column.html
Here is the website: http://www.liftuplift.com/
In the New York Times Magazine, Maureen Dowd wrote an amazing article about the gender disparities in Hollywood. You should definitely check it out. Thanks to Jan Huttner for the article.
Read it here: