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12 Indigenous Female Changemakers to Follow in 2019

May 05, 2019 0 Comments

12 Indigenous Female Changemakers to Follow in 2019

Last year on Instagram and Facebook we highlighted 12 Indigenous women who are changemakers.

They're role models. They're innovators. They live with intention and integrity. In the coming weeks we'll feature these women again — this time on our blog — sharing more about each one. After that, we'll continue to highlight more Indigenous female changemakers throughout 2019 and beyond. 

"During her darkest days battling alcoholism, makeup made Jenn Harper feel like she could face the world."

This month we'll start with an interview with Cheekbone Beauty's powerhouse founder and philanthropist Jenn Harper. 





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