Seven Women

Empowering Women Through Skills Training and Employment

The beginning of a journey which will change the world

The following is a blog post written by Lachlan McGarvie, who joined founder and CEO of Seven Women Steph Woollard on a photography trip in Nepal a few years ago, … Continue reading

April 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Tips for Setting Up a Successful Social Enterprise

  Awareness is the first step in pushing businesses towards responsible practices. Something I’ve observed is that consumers have a big impact with the money they spend. We all have … Continue reading

March 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

The power of sustainable and ethical business

Traditionally, business has been about creating profits for shareholders. It has basically been ‘How much profit can we make? How can we minimise our expenses to create the most profit?’ … Continue reading

March 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Standing up for gender equality this #IWD

On International Women’s Day each year, we are reminded of the fact that in no country worldwide are women equal to men. It’s 2017 as I write, and this reality … Continue reading

March 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

We’ve come so far, but there is still a long way to go

As we approach International Women’s Day, light is being shone on gender inequality around the world. As we celebrate our wins, it is also time to remind ourselves that we … Continue reading

March 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Nepal is this year’s “must-visit” destination

I always think Nepal has unique appeal that no other destination in South Asia has. Everyone who travels to Nepal wants to go back and most do – myself included. … Continue reading

March 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

How to avoid the ‘band-aid’ fixes of development

On my first trip to Nepal at the age of 19, the extent of the poverty and suffering in Nepal shocked me to the core. I kept thinking, how does … Continue reading

February 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Choose ethical travel over voluntourism

Voluntourism can be damaging and exploitative. Whilst there are reputable organisations, often the money donated to participate in volunteer experiences doesn’t actually get put back into the communities you visit, … Continue reading

January 18, 2018 · 1 Comment

Rotary International Responsible Business Award – Presented to Stephanie Woollard at the United Nations

The United Nations Headquarters sits on seven hectares of land in Manhattan, on the shores of East River. Since it opened its doors in 1952 it has hosted key talks … Continue reading

November 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Making the effort to buy from the farm

These days we are spoiled for choice when it comes to buying just about anything. This includes our daily fresh food. The options are seemingly limitless, and every day there … Continue reading

August 19, 2017 · Leave a comment



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