Why Who Made Your Pants is so Important
Combining her desire to empower women with her enjoyment of beautiful lingerie, Becky John created Who Made Your Pants? This co-operative employs and trains refugee women to use offcuts of the lingerie industry and create a quality product. This social enteprise has been featured on The Guardian, Marie Claire, the BBC and has recently won the Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
If you ever wanted an example of how to make a terrible situation into a life-changing enterprise, listen to this…
This podcast was first published at www.mynewleaf.co.uk in 2012.
Becky John is the founder of Who Made Your Pants? a social business turning perfect fabrics left over from the lingerie industry into gorgeous every day pants and jobs for women. Having started in sales at the tender age of 8, in a sweet shop, Becky felt she was using her powers for evil until she encountered social enterprise and was able to combine her twin passions of human rights activism and fabulous pants.