I have been an activist for nearly a decade, both as a volunteer and as a professional. Activism is hard work - I would say it's about 90% frustration, but it's also 10% elation. There is nothing better than knowing that you spoke out, stood up, and fought to make a positive, meaningful, and lasting change in the world.
Outessa @ Kirkwood was an inspiring gathering of women across the country, coming together to challenge themselves, explore their curiosity in outdoor pursuits, sharpen their skills, and bond with fellow outdoor loving and like-minded women.
"I get that sex sells, but just do better. Just be better than this, because this totally sucks and frankly the whole thing is a bit tired. This kind of imagery impacts the psyche of women and girls far beyond whatever marketing moron you entrusted your site to could even imagine," Karen says. To that we say, "Hell YES!"
Watch Now! On Thursday, July 27th, a collective of female leaders from the outdoor industry, including our founder, Georgina, shared their perspective on what it takes to be a female leader, how to overcome challenges in your journey of leadership, the importance of growing female leaders in the industry, and more...
Bramble creates outdoor products inspired by our wild places, and contributes a portion of every purchase to conservation groups and activists working to protect these regions.
I’ve made a lot of mistakes since then, both on and off rock, but those conversations
with Emilie Drinkwater have served as guides along my route. To her, I was a client,
but to me, she was everything I wanted to be when I “grew up”.
REI Outessa is super fun weekend designed for women. Join us and REI for 3 full days of fun in the outdoors!
The face of adventure continues to change in the outdoor industry and beyond. More women than ever before are venturing into the unknown: climbing, hiking, backpacking, paddling, biking, and generally crushing it. These five women have opened doors for today’s activists and adventurers in a serious way.
So this happened Tuesday!!! Altitude Seven was Live in Times Square! Georgina, our founder, along with her fellow #MilestoneMakers & San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York got to ring the Nasdaq Closing Bell from the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center in San Francisco! "It was a life pinch me moment", says Georgina
What would you do to save your home, your city? Máxima Acuña may be small, but she is fearless and her activism halted the world's second largest gold mining company's plan to further destroy her home in a remote area of Peru.
One of the things we loved most this week was watching one of our retail partner's initiative #ForceOfNature come to life. REI has been a leader in terms of boosting a community that welcomes everyone to the outdoors over the years.