Green Festival Speakers

Megy Karydes



Megy Karydes is the founder of World Shoppe, a fair trade importing business that works directly with artisans in South Africa and Pakistan. Her artisans’ jewelry and women’s accessories can be found in more than 150 gift shops, women’s boutiques and museums nationwide. She’s active in the fair trade movement locally and nationally and was one of the founding board members of Chicago Fair Trade. She actively uses social media to promote fair trade and finds engaging with customers and sharing the impact fair trade makes on her artisan partners among the highlights of her work. You can learn more by visiting www.World-Shoppe.com" target="_blank">http://www.world-shoppe.com/">www.World-Shoppe.com. You can also follow her on Facebook and Twitter: www.Facebook.com/worldshoppe" target="_blank">http://www.facebook.com/worldshoppe">www.Facebook.com/worldshoppe andwww.Twitter.com/worldshoppe.

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