Infinite Sisters co-founder, Beth VanderMeer, was recently interviewed by Strategy Girl NYC. Beth shared her experiences as a STEM science teacher and how Infinite Sisters formed following the Women's March on Chicago in January 2017.
For 13 years, Beth was a special education and STEM science teacher. Today, she is a work at home mom raising two young boys and co-managing Infinite Sisters with her sister, Kat Tuohy.
Strategy Girl NYC aims to, "help young women create plans of action—to strategize—to reach their education, career, and wellness goals."
Excerpt from the Interview:
Tell me about Infinite Sisters. When and what prompted you to start Infinite Sisters?
Infinite Sisters blossomed as a result of the Women’s March in 2017. Kat Tuohy, owner of Welded Roots and Tuohy Photography in Venice, California, is my sister, and we created the jewelry company to provide something for women on a global level. In the short time that we have been in business, we have made a positive impact on women in New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Canada, and of course, here in the United States.
On January 21, 2017, I participated in the Women’s March on Chicago with family and friends. It was a life changing event for millions, no doubt. Across all 7 continents, more than 5 million women (and allies) stood up in 653 marches across all 7 continents. When I read the book, “Together We Rise: The Women’s March,” written by the organizers and Condé Naste, I was acutely aware of how monumental this moment became for human rights.
In Chicago, a reported 350,000 individuals attended. The dense crowds...
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