The Southbank Centre annual Women of the World (WOW) Festival starts tomorrow and it's set to be a really great experience. Celebrating the formidable strength and inventiveness of women, it will feature music performances, films, comedy, theatre, poetry, as well as a three-day conference dealing with debates, talks, workshops, networking and mentoring opportunities.
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The folks behind New York-based SUNO were inspired by East African textiles and a desire to promote the richness of Kenya, in the context of the country's negative press surrounding 2007's post-election violence. SUNO employs local Kenyan artisans contributing to positive social and economic change.
Lemlem is supermodel Liya Kebede's enterprise to celebrate and preserve her native Ethiopia's art of weaving and keep traditional weavers in employement. Check out what's in bloom…