18th March 2019
The Levi’s® Brand Celebrates International Women’s Day Through the Collective Power of Women in “I Shape My World” Campaign
March 2019: The month of March marks Women’s History Month, a time when the world honors women’s voices of the past, informs those of the present and inspires those of the future. On March 8th, in celebration of International Women’s Day, the Levi’s® brand launches “I Shape My World”, a global initiative dedicated to celebrating and elevating the extraordinary women who move our world forward every day.
Inspired by India’s 2017 “I Shape My World” campaign, the Levi’s® brand took this women’s empowerment initiative a step further by creating a unified global campaign, one that’s inclusive to all who identify as a woman.
“We were so inspired by the campaign, which started in India two years ago, that we elevated it and made it global. This year we celebrate women from ten countries – activists and artists who are changing the world by speaking up. We honor these women and hope to inspire women around the world to do the same,” said Jennifer Sey, LS&Co Chief Marketing Officer.
“I Shape My World” celebrates the spirit of women empowerment and the determination to inspire change. The campaign tells the story of women who are taking active efforts to fix something they feel doesn’t make sense in their world – whether that’s starting a global movement or changing something small in their own neighborhood.
There are over 40 collaborators from around the world participating in the 2019 “I Shape My World” campaign, from India, Mexico, Russia, Thailand, Turkey, the United States, and more. From fighting off society’s female stereotypes to taking a stand for something they truly believe in, below are highlights from a few women in Singapore and how they are shaping their world.
ELAINE KIM is the co-founder and CEO of social enterprise CRIB (Creating Responsible & Innovative Businesses). CRIB is a social enterprise that empowers women to become successful entrepreneurs by providing networking opportunities, business matching, and professional development. She is also the co-founder of Trehaus CoWork, a co-working office created for working parents, allowing parents to work while their children play and learn in the same space. She is a member of the Milken Young Leaders Circle and was selected as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.
Elaine’s video: https://www.youtube.com/watchv=fnUFGuMMrqQ&feature=youtu.be
REBECCA PARANJOTHY is the youngest of three sisters who co-founded Freedom Cups, a feminine hygiene company which aims to provide women in underprivileged community a more economical and eco-friendly option during menstruation. By championing a change in the way women live, Rebecca is one-life heroine.
Rebecca’s video: https://www.youtube.com/watchv=XZNlSiovjiY&feature=youtu.be
JASLYN KOH quit her five-figure job as an investment bank to travel the world. Her travels helped her to realise the importance and meaning of social connections. She then co-founded BrocnBells.com, a social wellbeing platform that connects like-minded busy individuals together over healthy pursuits. This new brand is aligned with their first start-up The Busy Woman Project, which is targeted at the epidemic of stress and burnout among women in Asia and beyond.
Jaslyn’s video: https://www.youtube.com/watchv=FjHRdB5iDK0&feature=youtu.be
2019 I Shape My World Global Campaign Video: HERE
Full 2019 I Shape My World YouTube Play List: HERE
I Shape My World Photos: HERE
I Shape My World website: www.levi.com.sg/ismw