(Read Part 1 here about my dramatic encounter with a comedian over his hurtful jokes about Guatemalans.) After the comedy show was finished, I immediately started spiraling. “What did I do? Did I overreact? Am I crazy?
Years ago, I made a commitment to use my privilege to be a voice for the voiceless. I was recently on an Alaskan cruise with my partner and her family, where one of the cruise shows featured a comedian.
A few weeks ago, I was speaking on a panel at the Sheer Impact Conference. I was surrounded by smart and insightful changemakers ranging from politicians to social entrepreneurs. It was moderated by Debbie Scheer, who masterfully facilitated a
If you are anything like us, you have been devastated by the recent news coming out of the human trafficking sting in Florida. Men who are idolized by millions have been exploiting women to serve their own needs.
I am madly in love with the Honradez necklace, the anchor piece from our Honor Collection, made by our Artisan Partners in Guatemala. Every time I put the necklace on, I’m transported back to Guatemala where I sat
“So, what’s it going to take for us to move Threads to the next level?” I asked. I was in Guatemala with my co-founder Angela, our VP of sales, our marketing consultant, and a team from our Artisan
Honor Ourselves to Honor the World: Global transformation begins with inner transformation. We practice radical self-care as the key to being available and able to change the world. —Threads Family Value #2 Meet Loki, one of
“Mommy, sometimes when I’m in my bed at night at Daddy’s house, I close my eyes really hard and pretend you are still there.” It’s been more than a year since I moved out, and although
In the fall of 2017, I traveled to Central America with 15 Threads supporters—Ambassadors, staff, investors, and advisors—to visit our Artisan Partners in Guatemala. In Patulul, we gathered with a group of artisan women to share