The world seems to be getting smaller and smaller and a global economy seems to be merging into our lives. One Valley business owner is doing her part to help other female entrepreneurs in that global economy through her store, Frances Vintage.
Starting June 13, owner Georgeanne Bryant, will offer handmade items from enterprising women from South America and Jamaica for a limited time. Bryant met these women through her participation in the Thunderbird School of Global Management Thunderbird for Good program which provides educational opportunities for female business leaders through a 2 week intensive study in Phoenix.
Bryant purchased items from the women to sell in her store. She says, "Meeting the women, hearing their challenges, and seeing the beautiful quality of their unique artistry provided a perfect opportunity to bring pieces from this global village to our customers at Frances."
Many of the items feature indigenous materials including shells, natural fibers and beaded necklaces. If you want to shop locally while supporting a global marketplace, you need to hurry, once the items sell out they are gone.
10 W. Camelback Rd.
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