It’s summer time, which means it’s sandal time! I was looking for some cute-yet-functional-and-comfortable sandals for the sunny weather when Linda from Clementine Shoes introduced me to Sseko ribbon sandals. Sseko Designs (pronounced say-ko) was founded by Liz Forkin Bohannon after she took a post-college trip to Uganda. During her time there she met and made […]
I just read Kivi Leroux Miller’s excellent assessment of the (presumably unintended) consequences of Komen’s decision to implement a new policy: The Accidental Rebranding of Komen for the Cure. Komen for the Cure, it seems, is no longer a breast cancer charity, but a pro-life breast cancer charity. Kivi talks about Komen’s dead silence following […]
I received some interesting feedback after a recent presentation, an anonymous comment that read, “Enough about breast cancer – everyone knows about breast cancer. Why not focus on something different?” The comment made me think about how we determine the worthiness of a cause, and how it can vary so greatly from one person to […]
My third Pink Watch post plunges into the world of beverages. Everyone knows water is essential to good health, but I’ve also included juice, iced tea, and an alcoholic beverage. The debate around alcohol and breast cancer could take up a whole series of posts on its own, and I’m just not going there right […]
This is the second in a series of posts that take a closer look at some of the pink ribbon branded products in stores right now (last week’s post featured some unusual products). Nice to see another yogurt company entering the mix, also some good use of Facebook and MySpace in campaigns.