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7 Clues a Direct Sales Company is Right for You

By |May 28th, 2020|

Direct sales, MLM, pyramid scheme… You’ve heard all the names, rumors, and horror stories… so have we.  While there are definitely some companies that have taken advantage of people, we don’t want the fear of the unknown to keep you from taking advantage of an incredible opportunity to be your own BOSS, earn an income, and create incredible impact.  We want to share some of the pitfalls to stay away from [...]

Are you “Seaing” Things?- New Colors in the Custom Shop

By |May 21st, 2020|

Have you ever wanted to be a fashion designer?  The idea of mixing and matching colors and styles and silhouettes and embellishments can be exciting even for those of us who never made it to Parsons School of Design. Even if you’ll never see the likes of a Project Runway audition, you can still take your turn at design with the Sseko Custom Shop.  The design process is easy and simple.  Just choose to [...]

Stories of Solidarity from Our Community

By |May 14th, 2020|

Our community of Fellows is made up of women who are smart, savvy, compassionate, and brave. They show up for one another in their businesses and in their lives. They’re a constant source of encouragement, inspiration, and motivation for one another.  As businesses across the country have closed their doors, millions of people have lost their jobs, and families are adhering to shelter-in-place orders, our Fellows have dug in. They’ve served, donated, and refused [...]

Summer Sustainable Style Challenge

By |May 7th, 2020|

Is your #ootd beginning to look the same every day? We’ve all felt as if we have nothing to wear and the newness or excitement we once had for our wardrobe has run out. Well…we love employing a bit of creativity to practice one of our favorite sustainable style challenges. It focuses on creating more with less, investing in quality, fair trade, and sustainable clothing and finding ways to style them in [...]

5 Ways to Use Your Wedding for Good

By |April 30th, 2020|

There is a lot to think about when planning your wedding. Flowers, catering, dress, bridesmaids’ gifts and beyond. The list can be seemingly endless. And if you’re a bride who is hoping to do some good on your big day, it can be tough to know where to start. If you’re looking to serve and be a little more sustainable this wedding season, we’re here to help. Go Vintage A huge amount [...]

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Shop Sustainably

By |April 23rd, 2020|

So many of us are trying to bring more sustainability into our everyday lives. How we eat, how we drive, and of course where we shop has been impacted by this desire. When it comes to fashion it’s hard to know where to start. Do you throw all your big box items in the trash today? Do you start making your own clothes out of old bedsheets? Do you only buy locally [...]

How It’s Made Matters: Celebrate Earth Day With These Sustainable Looks

By |April 16th, 2020|

Do you remember when you were a kid and your entire school would gather together to plant a tree for Earth Day? While you can still plant trees as an adult (and we totally think you should), there is a lot more we can do in our every day lives to protect our planet. From the cars we drive to the food we eat, we are considering how our daily lifestyle choices [...]

Graduate Gifts That Give Back

By |April 9th, 2020|

They did it! Your daughter/son, your wife/husband, your niece/nephew, your sister/brother, your mom/dad… someone in your life just crossed a major milestone and you want to celebrate their big accomplishment! Cash is too impersonal. Flowers are lovely, but they only last a week. Balloons are better suited for birthday parties. You want something that lasts and can serve as a reminder of their incredible achievement.  We’re here to help. For any stage, [...]

Tips for Working From Home from Fellows Who’ve Been Doing It For Years

By |April 2nd, 2020|

Working from home has been increasing in popularity year over year. The more virtual business models that emerge the more people are trading their work wardrobes for leggings and t-shirts as they shift from a corner office in the city to a corner desk in their spare room.  With the emergence of social distancing, people who never even intended to operate virtually are now working from home and others whose industries have [...]

Meet the Sseko Scholars Class of 2020!

By |March 26th, 2020|

We are so thrilled to introduce to you the bright, young women in the Sseko Scholars Class of 2020! Sseko Scholars program Sseko Designs started in Uganda 10 years ago with a dream to use business to create community and opportunity for the brightest women in east Africa to continue their education and become leaders in their communities. Sseko's impact is not in charity work, but rather in giving [...]

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