GAL APPROVED! The Women Who Put Men Into Space. Fashion Label That Inspires. Plus: A Lose Weight Contest You Can Win!By The DivaGals | January 6, 2017 | Gal Approved
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WEAR. And more importantly, support a good cause. Sam Sisakhti, founder of UsTrendy, ┬áan e-commerce site which specializes in fashion for juniors and young women, has launched a philanthropic foundation called ΓÇ£The Believe in Yourself Project.ΓÇ¥ ┬áThe program provides thousands of dresses to girls and young women who could not otherwise afford them, to wear at their upcoming school dances. In 2017 Sisakhti seeks to create a mentor program that will provide services and other support, and bring in women speakers to talk with girls. The aim is to promote a positive body image and healthy self-esteem among young women at an early age, empowering young girls to take on active social roles within their school communities. Follow @SamSisakhti to learn more.
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