Meet our August Pay-It-Forward Winners. Watch us announce the winners on Facebook live.
black girls breathing creates space for Black womxn to manage their mental health via meditational breathwork. Breathwork is an active meditation used to help reframe the body’s response to trauma and triggers — and reduce chronic stress, anxiety, and depression.
Developed by a mother-daughter founding team, GetMr. is a daily, moisturizing sunscreen for men, with ingredients men can feel great about using every damn day. GetMr. is a high quality formulation, including antioxidants, anti-aging, and moisturizing benefits with broad spectrum SPF 30. Their all-in-one, daily sunscreen has the potential to reduce skin cancer in men as much as 40%.
DURGA: Forging a New Trail is a short documentary film that tells the story of 34-year-old Durga Rawal, the only mountain guide of any gender from her village in northern Nepal. In a country where boys receive an education, and men seek employment in larger cities while girls and women are often left to work on family farms and within their homes, Durga’s is a story of defying cultural, societal, and familial expectations to pursue an independent life. Emily is raising funds to complete editing so the team behind the film can share it with the world.
OwnTrail is a platform where women share the trails they’ve blazed and explore the trails of other women to find inspiration, insight, and guidance. OwnTrail is a digital mentorship platform that provides an abundance of women’s life experiences and insights. They are raising funds to go from their beta release to full launch including product development and data science.
TAMAR is an artisanal unisex fragrance brand that believes that self love should be a sensory experience. TAMAR is on a mission not just to put incredible fragrance in the hands of people who love to smell good, they’re also trying to spread the message of self love and empowerment as far as they can. They plan to donate a portion of proceeds to benefit mental health initiatives that focus on happiness as a part of wellness. Ultimately, their goal is to create their own nonprofit to support this mission.