Poppy Barley was started by four women—sisters Kendall and Justine Barber from Edmonton, Alberta, and Lupita Lyons, and Laura Obregon from León, Guanajuato—who saw an opportunity to rethink every step of the footwear industry, from sales and distrubution to manufacturing and inventory.
What’s making you feel optimistic about the future right now?
"The incredible traction that Works for Women has received in such a short amount of time. In less than a week, we distributed 5,000 #BeBoldForChange wristbands in support of International Women’s Day, and the conversations that are happening around our initiative are inspiring. I truly believe that people across our province are ready to take action to make Alberta a better place for women to work."
DALE WISPINSKI GENERAL COUNSEL, APPEALS COMMISSION MEMBER, WORKS FOR WOMEN