Dr. Denis Mukwege has devoted his life to treating the raped and wounded in the long running war in the Congo. Our foundation funds work done by Denis and his team to treat women with fistula, a condition that can leave women incontinent.
When it was announced that the TED enterprise -- which features global conferences with idea innovators and change agents -- was gearing up to present a TEDwomen conference, there was immediate push back.
Friday arrived far too soon but featured some wonderfully creative creations and the Dare to Wear Love show wrapped up the week with a blowout show that proved fashion and philanthropy are just as beautiful, glamorous and meaningful as ever.
I was lucky enough to catch the imitable high priestess of Canadian fashion, Fashion Television host Jeanne Beker, for an exclusive one-on-one chat about Toronto Fashion Week spring/summer 2010, Canadian designers and the future of fashion.