Friday, May 20, 2011

catalyst shoes are dancing shoes.

Kids are Great

In mode with Liya Kebede's LemlemBethlehem Alemnu, utilizes fashion for purpose.
The founder of the Ethiopian originated footwear company Sole Rebels, a hit amongst the Western urbanite and sartorial crowds, was recently named Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Ethiopia, Africa's fastest growing economy in 2009 with a 9.9 percent annual growth rate according to data published on the IMF
[The French bred newly former Chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Dominque Strauss-Kahn 's bail was set at $1MM for his alleged sexual assault against an American Sofitel hotel worker... The French aren't pleased with his villainization. Mais, bien sûr!]
                                       website, is presently lobbying private banks to fund future development in the country via garnering interest in the purchase of its government bonds. Fresh entrepreneurial ventures like Alemnu's assist in increasing the attractiveness of Ethiopia's investment potential to international financiers.

The young Ethiopian woman is not only making strides in the fashion realm, but in those of social enterprise and environmental sustainability.

Worthy of a culturally relevant dance break?


Dancing Eskista!

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