About Angela Yost

Angela is co-founder of Threads Worldwide.

Unconscious bias and our Artisan Partners


My awareness of my unconscious bias started in May and it was two instances that happened the year before that made me sick when I noticed. Each year we take Fair Trade Partners who earn a trip to visit our

Unconscious bias and our Artisan Partners2018-09-20T17:52:58+00:00

The Unpolished Beginning


Unpolished in my office with a dress wrapped around my neck as a scarf because it's so cold and I'm desperate. Since about May I've been in a serious conversation looking at all of my unconscious biases. I

The Unpolished Beginning2018-09-20T17:11:58+00:00

Community for Immigration Reform


At first, I ignored it. There are too many 'big' things happening every day and I figured it was being blown out of proportion and would get resolved on its own. Then, I continued to ignore it. I couldn't

Community for Immigration Reform2018-09-08T18:45:23+00:00

Day of the Girl


I am a mother of a 3-week old baby girl and I am obsessed. Today I ventured out without her for the first time to a networking luncheon. As I walked through downtown Denver in heels I hadn't worn

Day of the Girl2017-03-22T14:29:29+00:00

3 Reasons to Host an Artisan Showcase


The Ambassadors that host Artisan Showcases are an integral part of the Threads movement. And great news: you could be one of them! Here are 3 reasons to get involved and host an Artisan Showcase.   1) Support Fair

3 Reasons to Host an Artisan Showcase2017-03-22T01:43:37+00:00

Inside the Threads Movement with Carly Oduardo


Threads Worldwide has changed my life. I have known one truth since I was a little girl: I wanted to be a mother. It’s the only thing I have ever been 100% certain about. I couldn’t wait. So when I

Inside the Threads Movement with Carly Oduardo2016-08-09T18:04:50+00:00

Staff Holiday Gift Picks


‘Tis the season to find that perfect little something for our loved ones and all the amazing women in your life! Threads Staff has offered up their favorite holiday gift picks for all the moms, sisters, aunts, and girlfriends on your list - hopefully you’ll be inspired.

Staff Holiday Gift Picks2017-01-13T22:33:53+00:00

Holiday Gifts that Give Back


Choose hand-crafted over factory-made this holiday season, and purchase holiday gifts that give back to artisan women all over the world. When you buy Threads handcrafted jewelry, you're not only helping to revitalize and preserve cultural traditions but also providing employment opportunity

Holiday Gifts that Give Back2017-01-12T22:11:45+00:00

Artisan Partner Highlight – Guatemala


We traveled to visit our Artisan Partners in Guatemala in the Fall of 2014. The cooperative that we visited is nestled in a tiny village, called Tuzununa, that sits on the shore of Lago Atitlán in the western part of the country. The

Artisan Partner Highlight – Guatemala2017-01-12T22:11:45+00:00

Artisan Partner Highlight – Kenya


We haven't journeyed to Kenya yet (it is on our lists!), but it is a place that has mesmerized us since the early days of Threads Worldwide. The country is the gateway to the savannah and sought-after safari trips full

Artisan Partner Highlight – Kenya2016-04-20T21:38:10+00:00
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