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Woman with Purpose: Dr. Chae Kyung Sim

Woman with Purpose: Dr. Chae Kyung Sim

Peculiar galaxies, black holes, oceans on the Moon - science is revealing places beyond our imagination.   Korean astronomer Dr. Chae...

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Woman with Purpose: Suleika Jaouad

Woman with Purpose: Suleika Jaouad

What do you do when your life suddenly turns dark? You turn it into a creative act. New York Times...

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Woman with Purpose: Claudia Steinfels

Woman with Purpose: Claudia Steinfels

Entrepreneur Claudia Steinfels proves art is often more of a passion than a profession. After years auctioning some of the...

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Sandy Edgerley Akris Women with Purpose

Woman with Purpose: Sandy Edgerley

Sandy Edgerley’s impressive career first as a consultant for Bain & Co., next as the founder of the real estate...

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Woman with Purpose: Yukako Yamashita

Woman with Purpose: Yukako Yamashita

Yukako Yamashita has steadily built up her career for 12 years since she began working in the art industry. After...

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Woman with Purpose: Jeong Sun Ah

Woman with Purpose: Jeong Sun Ah

Jeong Sun Ah is one of the most loved female musical actors in Korea right now. Making her debut on...

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A Woman With Purpose: Karola Kraus

A Woman With Purpose: Karola Kraus

Growing up with the artist Martin Kippenberger at the dinner table, it seems inevitable that you end up in the...

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A Woman with Purpose: Alice Dearing

A Woman with Purpose: Alice Dearing

Alice Dearing is one of the world's top swimmers and a true game-changer in the sport. Alice is also co-founder of...

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A Woman with Purpose: Casey Fremont

A Woman with Purpose: Casey Fremont

An advocate of the power of art, Casey Fremont’s mission is to make art free and easily accessible across the...

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A Woman with Purpose: Tania León

A Woman with Purpose: Tania León

A presence in the American music scene for over 50 years, Tania León has always done things her own way....

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A Woman with Purpose: Diandra Donecker

A Woman with Purpose: Diandra Donecker

While museums exhibit more and more artworks by women, they are still underrepresented and underpaid in the art industry. In her...

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A Woman with Purpose: Paula Polito

A Woman with Purpose: Paula Polito

Women are more educated, more successful and more outspoken than ever. Yet many, in fact forty-eight percent, are still leaving...

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A Woman with Purpose: Naho Okamoto

A Woman with Purpose: Naho Okamoto

An elegant fusion of modern jewelry, unique materials and Japanese craftsmanship, that is what Naho Okamotoˈs passion is all about....

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A Woman with Purpose: Dame Stephanie Shirley CH

A Woman with Purpose: Dame Stephanie Shirley CH

“Who would have thought that programming the black box for the supersonic Concorde was done by a bunch of women...

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A Woman with Purpose: Indra Nooyi

A Woman with Purpose: Indra Nooyi

Akris Woman with Purpose, Indra Nooyi, has proven that with talent, hard work, and determination, you can make it to...

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A Woman with Purpose: Julie Kent

A Woman with Purpose: Julie Kent

How do you follow up a career as one of the most celebrated ballet dancers in the world? Become the...

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A Woman with Purpose: Darlene Boytell-Pérez

A Woman with Purpose: Darlene Boytell-Pérez

Women in the arts are still not seen and heard, and Darlene Boytell-Pérez is on a mission to change it. Today,...

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International Women’s Day 2022

International Women’s Day 2022

This International Women's Day, we celebrate with you and Akris Women with Purpose, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Amri Kibbler, Brita Fernandez...

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A Woman with Purpose: Vanessa Kingori

A Woman with Purpose: Vanessa Kingori

Vanessa Kingori knows all about the challenge women face in those hallowed spaces of boardrooms and power. Being a true...

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A Woman with Purpose: Carolina Müller-Möhl

A Woman with Purpose: Carolina Müller-Möhl

"Strong women lead to a strong society," says Carolina Müller-Möhl about the urgency of gender equality. The investor, philanthropist, and...

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A Woman with Purpose: Stephanie Nass

A Woman with Purpose: Stephanie Nass

Since being a child, Stephanie Nass has had one passion - cooking. Now she is on a mission to share...

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A Woman with Purpose: Jung Kwak

A Woman with Purpose: Jung Kwak

It started with a dream of becoming a pediatrician and finding an instrument that would help her along with studies...

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A Woman with Purpose: Brita Fernandez Schmidt

A Woman with Purpose: Brita Fernandez Schmidt

For as long as she can remember, Brita Fernandez Schmidt has been committed to making a difference. Her mission? To...

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A Woman with Purpose: Kaori Nakano

A Woman with Purpose: Kaori Nakano

From ancient Rome to modern-day fashion houses, there is not one topic in the history of fashion that Kaori Nakano...

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A Woman with Purpose: Fernanda Canales

A Woman with Purpose: Fernanda Canales

Fernanda Canales is one of Mexico's most respected architects, who is working in an industry where just three of the...

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A Woman with Purpose: Manuela Beer

A Woman with Purpose: Manuela Beer

Manuela Beer is a passionate fashion connoisseur. Even in her youth, she was inspired by international fashion magazines, drew her...

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A Woman with Purpose: Stacey D. Stewart

A Woman with Purpose: Stacey D. Stewart

Stacey D. Stewart is one such woman with purpose who advocates to support other women, showing that individuals can have...

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A Woman with Purpose: Amri Kibbler

A Woman with Purpose: Amri Kibbler

Amri Kibbler knows all about the challenges working mothers face, and the community it needs to engage, support and empower...

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A Woman with Purpose: Marie de France

A Woman with Purpose: Marie de France

At Akris, we love to celebrate Women with Purpose who create space for a better living. As a partner architect...

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Our International Women‘s Day Initiative 2021

Our International Women‘s Day Initiative 2021

“It's fun, it's whimsical, it's meaningful. The Kinderstern in my collection is a joyous note of optimism.”​ Albert Kriemler​ ​...

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A Woman with Purpose: Monette Chaya

A Woman with Purpose: Monette Chaya

Role models matter, particularly for women. They inspire, motivate and encourage other women to grow. Monette Chaya is one such...

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A Woman with Purpose: Marian Wright Edelman

A Woman with Purpose: Marian Wright Edelman

At Akris, we've always wanted to empower women by dressing them to leave their mark on the world. Which is...

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A Woman with Purpose: Alexandra Wilkis Wilson

A Woman with Purpose: Alexandra Wilkis Wilson

Women are making incredible strides in the field of entrepreneurship. We`re seeing more women-owned businesses, more female investors, more female-led...

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A Woman with Purpose: Roni Frank

A Woman with Purpose: Roni Frank

A Woman with Purpose – Entrepreneur Roni Frank is committed to making a difference by offering accessible and affordable mental...

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A Woman with Purpose: Carmen Herrera

A Woman with Purpose: Carmen Herrera

A Woman with Purpose – At 105 years-old Cuban American artist Carmen Herrera is not slowing down. Discover her words...

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A Woman with Purpose: Hannah Strafford-Taylor

A Woman with Purpose: Hannah Strafford-Taylor

At Akris, we love to celebrate women with purpose and the moms of the world are exactly that – strong,...

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A Woman with Purpose: Teddy Quinlivan

A Woman with Purpose: Teddy Quinlivan

Akris is honored to have model and activist Teddy Quinlivan as the face of the Spring/Summer 2020 collection. The American model started her...

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