All posts by Quynh Anh

NYAToday: How To Stay Updated As A Millennial Activist

Millennials are really disengaged when it comes to civic engagement, and there’s a reason for that. They don’t have enough information to go on and don’t have actionable steps. And NYAToday is here to change that.

/ June 12, 2017

Nature Beauty Movement And What Lies Beneath It

A big number of consumers are leaning towards more expensive but natural-based cosmetics instead of chemical-filled ones. It’s a growing segment that is a game changer for the whole beauty industry.

/ June 9, 2017
Hanifa Ambadar

Hanifa Ambadar and Female Daily: Building Indonesia’s Largest Online Beauty Community Platform

Hanifa Ambadar had a plan. She knew from early on that she wanted to get my master’s degree and start a family as soon as possible. So that’s what happened when she graduated from college; started her master’s and got married. But then her plan changed.

/ June 5, 2017

How The Beauty Industry Became A Leading Voice For Social Activism

It used to be, that for beauty brands, getting involved with politics was a no-no zone. Even having an opinion on some social matter was frowned upon, or needed a million meetings to get authorization before the brand could comment on current affairs. But now the...

/ May 29, 2017

Beautiful Rights: How To Build A Cruelty-Free Beauty Brand

Beautiful rights is the online-only cruelty-free products company, founded by Kristen Leonard. There was never anything that moved her enough to go out there and create her brand. Then the election happened.

/ May 19, 2017
The founders of Blavity, from left to right: Aaron Samuels, Morgan DeBaun, Jonathan Jackson and Jeff Nelson.

Blavity: A Digital Community For Under-Represented Millennials

As Hip Hop culture continues to expand its global influence, there is a unique opportunity to shape a new narrative around what young African Americans consider cool, cutting edge, and aligned with their diverse lifestyles.

/ May 19, 2017

Affinity Magazine: Social Justice And Politics By Teenagers For Teenagers

Since its establishment in 2013, Affinity Magazine, an online publication written by teenagers for teenagers has evolved beyond expectations, with over 400 writers, millions of pageviews, more than 50,000 Twitter follows, and no advertisers.

/ May 8, 2017

The New Savvy: How Anna Vanessa Haotanto Built A Platform For Financially Savvy Women

The New Savvy is an online platform that focuses on financial and career issues for women in Asia, attracting more than 140000 people a month. The website covers 35 topics ranging from investments vehicles, savings, buying property, marriage, fashion and health. Above all, their priority is...

/ May 2, 2017

WeMENA: How To Empower Womenpreneurs To Solve The Most Difficult Problems

Resilience is the ability for individuals, communities and systems to survive, adapt and grow despite stresses and shocks. From the impacts of climate change, to an increase of refugees, cities across the Middle East and North Africa face a growing number of environmental, social and economic...

/ April 25, 2017