Kara Wiegand

Kara Wiegand

Kara Wiegand is a founder of Threads Worldwide, a social enterprise that provides life-changing work to women around the world through the fair trade of artisan jewelry. Kara also serves as the Director of Strategic Partnership of Emerging Women, an organization that exists to support and inspire women to express themselves authentically through the work that they do. She has over 12 years experience in the non-profit sector with a focus on business development, sponsorship, accounting and finance. She holds a B.A. from Tufts University, and a M.A. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Colorado at Denver. She is a proud wife and mother of two beautiful young girls who inspire her daily to be courageous and honor her passions.

 
August 20 2015

Run. Don’t Walk!

Kara Wiegand

As I read this timely piece by Truthteller Kara Wiegand, thoughts began swimming in my head about the importance of this message. Rather than try to harness them (because it is a little bit like herding cats up there in my brain sometimes), I’ll just say this: This is a really important message. We cannot forget that, in addition to gaining personal growth through the connections we make with each other, we also have an obligation to pass that wisdom along to others – and one of the best places to start is with our own daughters (the ones we birth and the ones we don’t).

August 17 2015

Threads Worldwide

Kara Wiegand

We’re always careful about endorsing organizations and businesses, but women, this is one I just want to shout out from the rooftops. Threads Worldwide is so fantastic because it is empowering hundreds of women in 10 developing countries by paying them enough money to actually live off of to create some of the most beautiful and unique jewelry and accessories on the planet. For real. Below is what they do, according to them, but I will tell you that, the way I see it, they are connecting women and tapping into a powerful way to lift us all up together. Pretty beautiful, I’d say – and you can be a part of it.

April 21 2014

Our Journey to Make the World Better

Kara Wiegand

When women work together, we are powerful. That’s a message I keep hearing, and one that continues to resonate with me daily. Truthteller Kara Wiegand, founder of Threads Worldwide, knows this lesson well. She has stepped into her purpose and grasped it with both hands. She is an inspiration for me, and I know she will inspire you, too.