Dear Friends and Supporters: 

When I started Original Women, I wanted to celebrate the beauty of amazing hand made objects, rich in cultural heritage and expression. I knew that these creations were the result of women entrepreneurs using their creativity and skills to make our world a better place.

Along my eight-year journey with Original Women, working with women in over 23 countries, often alongside education and training organizations, I have seen the transformative power of entrepreneurship. It is something I’ve become even more passionate about.

On May 27, I am hosting a Benefit Party – part sale, part cocktail party and part interactive-improv experience to raise money for scholarships for at risk, under-served high school students to the EntrePrep Summer Institute.

The EntrePrep Summer Institute is the signature program of Economic Ventures, Inc. [a 501(c)(3)]. It is an intensive, immersive six-day residential, experiential entrepreneurial-education program. The students create a real business and take it live, with the support of 20 hours of classroom training and local business mentors and advisers.


The financial/economic knowledge and life-skills students learn by this direct experience helps them in their daily lives and prepares them for the world they are entering – one where understanding of economic concepts and financial literacy is a must and where most jobs are created by small businesses. It teaches and empowers entrepreneurship - to see possibilities and create opportunities. It helps these students to effectively participate and grow in our increasingly complex, interconnected and entrepreneurial global economy. They gain a pathway to success.

Please join me for a fun evening on May 27th:


When: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Where: Gateway
15 Laight Street
New York, NY 10013

I look forward to seeing you all!

Can’t make it to the event? Please donate here.

As always thank you, and with gratitude for helping to make the world more happy, harmonious and beautiful!