Reese Fernandez-Ruiz founded Rags2Riches (R2R) in 2007 to work with community artisans to create eco-ethical fashion and home accessories. “Our goal is to be a sustainable and reliable life and livelihood partner to artisans from poor areas of the Philippines,” said...

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Lotus Silk

In 2005, with a single sewing machine, Vannary San turned her hobby creating beautiful and sustainable silk fashions and accessories into a full-fledged business. Today Lotus Silk, which is based out of a boutique in Phnom Penh, employs 7 women full time in 8...

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Eliza Noordin had problems finding a suitable hijab and clothing for playing sports.  “What we have here in Malaysia are very fitted and not flattering for people who have problems with their figures,” she said.   Noordin founded Nashata to empower modest women to...

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