Fair Anita Founder Joy McBrien on Running an Ethically-Made Jewelry Business

Davida Erdahl

Pleasure McBrien is centered in the Twin Towns, but she answered my Google Hangout from Peru, where she was trapped thanks to COVID-19 vacation limitations. Though stranded absent from residence for the foreseeable foreseeable future, her solace was that she had a safe and welcoming location to keep with her longtime close friend and performing Peruvian host mother, Anita–the very same Anita who influenced the title of McBrien’s truthful trade jewelry company, Honest Anita.

This is not the initially time McBrien has lived quickly in Peru with Anita. Following staying sexually assaulted in substantial school, she spent decades travelling the world to investigate violence from gals and what men and women ended up performing to battle the dilemma in different cultural contexts. “Section of my inspiration was centered on my personal traumatic heritage,” McBrien explained about her choice to vacation, and to eventually start Honest Anita.

Her study led her

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