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About This Show
LIBERTY Sessions is a podcast built on the premise that every woman has a unique gift to share with the world. We celebrate and support the entrepreneurs that are making their mark. We inspire and equip women who want to begin their own entrepreneurial journey. Our mission is to give women the space to reflect, actualize and be intentional about the way they live their lives. We believe that true liberation is found in this pursuit.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
LS#059- How Eight Women Decided to Connect, Empower and Employ Women in Africa: Project Raiz
7 days ago
In the summer of 2016, Nada Jones, founder of LIBERTY, small business consultant, and author, along with Caroline McGraw, a social changemaker, producer, and documentarian, planned a trip to connect U.S. based designers with artisans in Swaziland and Mozambique. The goal of the trip was to find sustainable ways to employ African artisans through partnerships with U.S. designers. Together they would create products for a global marketplace. They called their venture Project Raiz.
In this special episode of LIBERTY Sessions, Nada interviews each female designer who went on the Project Raiz trip. She checks in with them months later and asks why they went on the trip, what happened while they were there, what's happened since they’ve been back, and what’s next.
Each designer shares her unique intention, experience and impact. We don’t want to spill ALL the beans, but let’s just say their hopes to empower and employ were realized in more ways than one.
For more information about Project Raiz go to www.projectraiz.com. Also, a special thanks to all the women to contribute to Project Raiz:
Annie Walker of Sonder Goods
Jen Boschma of Love Vérité
Sarah Contrucci Smith of Ara Collective
Lauren Wallis of YOUME Clothing
Rachel Brown of Rachel Brown Art
Carley Rudd of Carley Rudd Photography
Caroline McGraw of Never a Neverland
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