27 Jan '14, 9pm

These "infinitely interchangeable" shoes are eco-friendly, vegan, and made by artisans and robots

These "infinitely interchangeable" shoes are eco-friendly, vegan, and made by artisans and robots

As only 2% of manufacturing CEOs are women, she hopes to help change that. “My workshop is owned and operated by women,” she says, and encourages girls to pursue STEM careers and develop engineering skills. And as part of Mohop’s focus on social responsibility they are building a computer lab for children in India. This project is part of a communal resource center set up by Jhoole, a non-profit humanitarian enterprise based in Maheshwar, India, says Annie. She works on the board of Jhoole who create recycled sari ties. “With their fair wages, more than 10 times what they make farming, they can afford to send their children to school,” she says. “The second part of this partnership stems from additional proceeds from Mohop sales. Mohop supports a computer lab in the communal resource center so women and children can have access to a 21st century education, further reducing...

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