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Inspiring Women for Women's day | The Asian Edition | Part II

This is part II of our "Inspiring Women for Women's day" online magazine series. If you haven't read it, find "Inspiring Women for Women's day" Part I here. Jennifer Rubio - Co-founder of travel brand Away How Jen Rubio inspires women around the world on Women's Day She worked for several global brands before but then decided to start her own luggage & travel brand. Jen Rubio and Steph Corey's execution of the vision to deliver world's best travel essentials for an affordable price has been tremendously successful  She uses her platform for good too: Jen is supportive and frequently supports and matches donations to good causes (BLM and the recent violent attacks on the Asian elderly in the US) She...

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Shirley: Fighting for Afghani gender equality as a white woman

Imagine being in 𝐥𝐨𝐯𝐞. Real love. Puppy love. Passionate love. Sometimes you’re lucky and you marry the love of your life. You have children with him, or her, and you grow old together. Or maybe not. But you still got to fall in love, fall out of it, get hurt, grieve some and do it all over again.Now imagine all of that is not a choice. You’re forced to marry. You’re not allowed to take compliments, wait.. you don't even know HOW to take a compliment because you’ve never been taught to. You’re not allowed to defend yourself, the men will do that for you. And of course: school is not for you. 𝐁𝐞𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮’𝐫𝐞 𝐚 𝐰𝐨𝐦𝐚𝐧.⠀So when Shirley set...

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