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Tel Aviv Fashion Week: Boycott, Divest, Sanction

Tel Aviv Fashion Week launched yesterday. It won’t be covered here. The event is backed by the municipality of Tel Aviv-Yafo, the Export Institute and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as any fashion week should. 416 more words

Taking a Stand on the Pink Ribbon – Confessions from a Daughter Without a Mother - YBC Guest Post

This week I had the pleasure of writing another guest post for the Yoga by Candace (YBC) blog! On today’s post, I open up about my mom, my love for writing, and my struggle with finding a middle ground on the pink ribbon. 179 more words

Breast Cancer

Pinkwashing and why firms in the UAE must do better on cause-engagement

October has passed, and I wanted to share a summary of some of the corporate outreach I’ve seen around the perennial cause of choice at this time of year, namely breast cancer. 815 more words

Public Relations

Almost Escaped Pinkotober...Almost

This year I decided that I would not even think about Pinktober.  I have written about it for the three past years and I don’t feel like I have any new thoughts on the subject.   916 more words

To pink, or not to pink? That is the question...

(Photo: DES Daughter Network)

From the illumination of the Empire state building in pink to the giant pink ribbon between the pillars of the American white house, the pink ribbon has clearly made its mark as a symbol for all things breast cancer related. 469 more words

Cancer Research

Navigating Pinktober

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the world is awash in pink. But all the pink products you see on the shelves this month? Some purchases have minimal to no benefit for breast cancer patients (and a few can actually harm us). 1,076 more words