Who We Are
At Lotus Sky, we believe in going beyond fair trade to join the fashion revolution, a movement where not only fair trade standards are met, but where consumers know the faces and names behind each and every product they choose. Lotus Sky women (meet the team here) choose Lotus Sky because we offer them not only a wage that allows them to open a bank account, save money, and invest in college educations, but also the chance for training opportunities, advancement, and a true career! Prior to founding Lotus Sky, Creative Director, Sarah Chapman, studied in Nepal as a student of Tibetan Language and Culture and worked with Tibetan women refugees and female Christian converts who had been banished from their Himalayan village because of their new faith. Our training program, Sisters Under One Sky, was originally conceived as a way to unite Tibetan refugees, Nepali, and Himalayan migrant women with women from all over the world who are passionate about sustainable and transformative women's empowerment. Because when women are empowered, whole communities are lifted out of poverty. Lotus Sky women invest not only in their own educations, but ensure that their daughters are both able to go to school and have life choices not afforded prior generations of women. Lotus Sky women are true mentors and leaders in their communities where they work to fund clinics, educate women and girls about domestic violence and political rights, build new churches, and serve as role models as they complete their college educations in the midst of adversity.
Lotus Sky always has and continues to be 100% women run! (Sorry guys, but we've got this!)
Lotus Sky Creative Director, Sarah, and Studio Manager, Sangye, doing relief work in the decimated village of Raniban, still recovering from the earthquakes of 2015.