Interview with Hopie and Lily Stockman, Founders of Block Shop Textiles

Interview with Hopie and Lily Stockman, Founders of Block Shop Textiles

Hopie and Lily Stockman are sisters and the founders of Block Shop Textiles—a Los Angeles-based company that produces heirloom scarves and other textiles hand block printed in Jaipur, India. This summer, we swapped notes about the business practices, attitudes, and beliefs that transformed the sisters’ dreamy art project into a high-demand line of unique, socially responsible products.

Interview with Hilken Mancini, Founder of Girls Rock Campaign Boston & Owner of 40 South Vintage Boutique

Interview with Hilken Mancini, Founder of Girls Rock Campaign Boston & Owner of 40 South Vintage Boutique

40 South vintage boutique owner and @girlsrockcampaignboston founder, Hilken Mancini, has the spotlight on our blog. Check out our interview with Hilken and enjoy 20% off your purchase now through July 4th at her Etsy store with the code investgirls20: https://www.etsy.com/shop/40SouthVintage?ref=pr_shop_more . Or, if you happen to be in Boston, pop ‘round and present this post or mention the code for 20% off your in-store purchase! (Also valid through July 4th.)

The Girl's Only Education of a Man

The Girl's Only Education of a Man

During the course of doing my job, before I walk into any given room, I can usually make a safe assumption. Once I enter the room, I will be in the minority but not necessarily for the reason you would think. My name is Devon Mercurius and I am the New York City Program Manager for Invest In Girls. My job is to educate high school girls from 10th-12th grade about financial literacy and facilitate workplace visits to meet women working in the private sector, usually finance related, with the hopes that more girls gain an interest in those careers.