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At JUST we celebrate women all day every day (shout out to all-women teams woot! ๐Ÿ’ช). But in honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Week, we decided to put together a list of brands that we believe are empowering and championing women around the world.
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KATE SPADE

The Kate Spade & Company Foundation supports programs in and around the New York City metropolitan area (where its primary offices are located), which offer training and increase access to tools that help women become financially and economically empowered. ๐Ÿ’ธ

 

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INDEGO AFRICA

Indego Africa offers specialized, holistic workshops throughout the year to address partner-specific needs through workshops that include: breast cancer awareness, cervical cancer awareness, and sexual health workshops for women. ๐Ÿ’Š

 

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EILEEN FISHER

Eileen Fisher launched the Eileen Fisher Women-Owned Business Grant Program in 2004, and awards $100,000 in grants for up to 10 grant recipients on an annual basis. Reese Fernandez Ruiz (featured) was one of the program’s grantees in 2015 for her company Rags2Riches. ๐Ÿ†

 

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H&M

H&M directly supports a number of projects in the communities in which the brand and its supply chain operate. Their community initiatives include a Women in Retail Programme in Saudi Arabia, which is a retail training program for women in Jeddah, with the goal of promoting female employment in Saudi Arabia. ๐Ÿ™‹

 

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GAP

In 2007, Gap Inc launched P.A.C.E. (Personal Advancement & Career Enhancement) to help the women who make Gap’s clothes gain the skills and confidence they need to advance at work and in life. More than 30,000 women in 10 countries have participated in the program to date, and Gap has committed to educate one million women throughout the world by the end of 2020. ๐ŸŽ“

 

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COACH

Between fiscal years 2009 and 2014, the Coach Foundation has contributed over $23 million to support women’s empowerment, education for underserved populations and the environment. The Foundation’s Women’s Initiative explores opportunities that specifically encourage personal and economic empowerment to help women realize their full potential. ๐Ÿ’ช

 

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