By Kimberly M Grimes, Owner of Made by Hand International Cooperative A lifelong dream came true in March when my husband and I had the opportunity
Hand embroidery on MarketPlace garments is an important factor in enabling women to work and earn a living. Because they are also responsible for running
By Pushpika Freitas, MarketPlace President On March 8, I was thrilled to join in the celebration of International Women’s Day in Mumbai. Women artisans from
At first, the artisans had to be persuaded to insert “fun” into their schedules. Used to putting themselves last, behind family, work, and home, the
Nan Stein, Ed.D., is a senior research scientist at the Wellesley Centers for Women. She has conducted research on sexual harassment/gender violence in K-12 schools
For over 30 years MarketPlace has been enabling women artisans to improve their lives not just in terms of economics, but also socially and psychologically.