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07.06.2015

Brave Spotlight: Dawn Bush

By: Holly Hulett
Categories: Brave Collective, Brave Spotlight, Life at Sseko
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It is impossible to start writing about Dawn Bush without declaring up front that she is AMAZING. We’ve had the sneaking suspicion that might be the case ever since she first stepped foot inside our US office in Portland, OR in June 2014. Dawn is our Wholesale Operations Manager, a.k.a. keeper of a million minute […]

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07.02.2015

The Future is Bright: Nikia Phoenix

By: Holly Hulett
Categories: Brave Spotlight, Style your Ssekos, The Future is Bright
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When you first see Nikia Phoenix, you’ll likely be as struck by her unique beauty, name, and style, as we were. Having worked with Nikia before and in getting to know her over the past couple years, we’ve learned there is so much more than meets the eye. She continues to captivate us with the […]

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06.29.2015

Becoming Brave

By: ssekointerns
Categories: Brave Collective, Intern Life
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This is a guest post by Libby Bartley, our Summer 2015 Brave Collective Intern. In June 2011 I set out on a new beginning as I left my roots in Cincinnati, Ohio to reluctantly embrace a new adventure in the Pacific Northwest. After one new job offer, three layovers and 57 cardboard boxes that packed […]

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06.19.2015

Stand Up for Yourself, and Those Who Can’t

By: ssekointerns
Categories: Brave Collective, Intern Life
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This is a guest post by Geetha Somayajula, our Summer 2015 Social Media & Marketing Intern. When I stepped into the Sseko office on June 1st, I was hoping to learn more about online marketing, and to gain some insight into the fashion industry. What I didn’t expect was to have my worldview challenged; every […]

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06.16.2015

Meet the Summer 2015 Interns!

By: Carolyn Cesario
Categories: Life at Sseko, Women of Sseko
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We’re excited to introduce you to our newest summer interns (our biggest class yet)! These 6 inspiring ladies are already contributing so much to the team, and certainly livening up the office. We can’t wait to see the results of all of their hard work this summer! I’ve asked them to introduce themselves through some […]

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06.11.2015

A Brighter Future: Audrey Roloff

By: Carolyn Cesario
Categories: Brave Spotlight, Style your Ssekos, The Future is Bright
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Our Summer 2015 campaign theme is “The Future is Bright” — both because our summer collection features crazy beautiful, bold, and bright hues (coral! fuchsia! blue! turquoise!) but also because we believe that if we work together, a brighter future is possible. To celebrate, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite (brave!) women who […]

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06.08.2015

Own your Brave

By: Holly Hulett
Categories: Brave Collective
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Hiya Braves! Holly at Sseko HQ here. This month we are focusing on what it means to ‘Own your Brave’. To kick it off, I want to share with you a small piece of my Brave story and what it means to me to ‘own your Brave’. From a young age i’ve been labeled by […]

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06.06.2015

Welcome Angella!

By: Emily Grace Goodrich
Categories: Uganda, Women of Sseko
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Welcome Angella to Team Sseko! Angella comes from the Luwero district and a family of ten- five boys and five girls. Her parents separated, and she grew up with her single mother, who is a cook at a school. She loves her mother for the hard work that she does. Angella hopes to attend Makerere […]

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05.30.2015

Welcome Pauline!

By: Emily Grace Goodrich
Categories: Uganda, Women of Sseko
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Pauline is from Kajansi, a small town on the road that leads from the capital city of Uganda, Kampala, out toward Lake Victoria and the airport. She is the firstborn of five children, with one sibling and three half brothers and sisters. She loves to dance and enjoys music. Recently, she got to see her […]

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05.26.2015

Welcome Emily!

By: Emily Grace Goodrich
Categories: Uganda, Women of Sseko
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Though Emily may choose accounting or procurement, programs under government scholarship, her dream career is in law where she’d like to study ethics and human rights. She’d like to fight corruption in government in order to to improve prospects for everyday people. “[Officials] always want to aim at getting things for themselves, not thinking about […]

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