Getting a foothold can be hard for
women-owned businesses, even in our own country. Here you'll find a collection of suppliers from our
own backyard whose distinctive apparel, jewelry and home
products reflect the boldness
and innovation of American craftsmanship.
Jossy Eyre's volunteer work at a women's shelter made her determined to break the cycle of poverty and unemployment.
Watch how the Women's Bean Project offers women hope and opportunity.
The turmoil of the 1990s left Rwanda with far too many widows, single mothers, and orphaned girls. Sisters Joy Ndunguste and Janet Nkubana helped these women put aside ethnic differences by reviving traditional weaving techniques that offer economic empowerment through fair trade.
Watch how Gahaya Links Limited offers women hope.
Full Circle Exchange and Fidenza Disengno have teamed up to give hand-crafted jewelry from Peru a place in the U.S. market.
Nepal is one of the poorest nations in Southeast Asia, with over half of its population unemployed. Friends Handicrafts was founded by two close friends to provide economic opportunity for Nepali women.