The #ConnectingThread series focuses on female empowerment, highlighting the stories of female entrepreneurs and artisans around the world.

#ConnectingThread is a three part series of 20 minute documentary shorts. Each film is directed by an Oscar nominated/award winning female director including: Amy Berg, Chris Hegedus, and Lucy Walker.

 

WATCH #CONNECTINGTHREAD: NEW YORK

Hear the stories of the women behind the NYC Foster Pride program in New York City, creating new business, livelihood, and community through the art of crochet.

WATCH #CONNECTINGTHREAD: INDIA

Follow the lives of female artisans in India, cultivating new opportunities for their families and their communities through artisan beadwork.

WATCH #CONNECTINGTHREAD: DETROIT

Discover the culinary entrepreneurial scene in Detroit, Michigan, where several female entrepreneurs are building new futures for themselves and their city.

 

The #ConnectingThread series can be viewed on Refinery29.com, a leading entertainment company focused on women with a global audience of 425 million across all platforms.