Joy McBrien is a women’s right advocate, an entrepreneur and the fierce founder of Fair Anita, a social enterprise dedicated to investing in the power of women. Named for Señora Anita—a beloved social worker in Chimbote, Peru—Fair Anita sells trendy and affordable jewelry and accessories made by talented yet marginalized women in developing countries. By creating access to new markets, and by paying two to three times the minimum wage, Fair Anita’s skilled artisan partners are empowered to provide a better life for themselves, their families and their communities. Fair Anita works with over 8,000 women in 16 countries, providing economic opportunity and creating a world where women feel safe, valued and respected.
To learn more about Joy’s business visit FairAnita.com.
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