projects

 

I collaborate with brands, NGOs, social businesses, museums, and craft centres on a range of communication
and copywriting projects. Most of my projects centre around Fair Trade, ethical fashion,
women's entrepreneurship, material culture, and heritage crafts.

Selected clients & collaborators:

 
 
 
Photo credit: Stephanie Teng Photography

Photo credit: Stephanie Teng Photography

the textile atlas

The Textile Atlas is a curated online resource for commercial designers and academics. With a focus on Asia, the platform documents traditional crafts through original content and searchable maps. I was brought on as a Partner and commissioned to work in an editorial capacity during the project's initial phases.

  • Feature writing
  • Research & databasing
  • Copywriting artisan & trade entries
  • Editing & proof reading
Photo credit: Freeset

Photo credit: Freeset

FREESET global

Freeset is a fair trade business that offers alternative employment to women trapped in India's sex trade or at-risk of human trafficking. As part of a larger web development project driven by Fair Trade Connection, I worked on copy for the soon-to-be re-launched Freeset Global website.

  • Content analysis & recommendations
  • Website copywriting
 
 
 
Photo credit: WSDO Nepal

Photo credit: WSDO Nepal

WORLD FAIR TRADE ORGANIZATION (WFTO ASIA)

WFTO Asia is the region's leading Fair Trade body, representing more than 135 organisations, co-ops and producer groups in 19 countries. I have worked for WFTO Asia in various capacities since 2015, most recently as Communications Consultant.

  • Communications strategy
  • Campaign development
  • Social media strategy & management
  • Blogging
Photo credit: november-13/Flickr

Photo credit: november-13/Flickr

CENTER FOR WOMEN AND DEVELOPMENT (CWD)

CWD is a local NGO that promotes gender equality through skills development, rights awareness and holistic support services for vulnerable women and girls. I am currently Communication and Fundraising Advisor for CWD, working with the team in Hanoi, Vietnam.

  • Communication & marketing strategy
  • Fundraising strategy, implementation & evaluation
  • Website development & social media strategy
  • Grant proposals & reports
  • Advocacy materials
  • Staff training & mentoring
 
 
 
Photo credit: Ross Chandler

Photo credit: Ross Chandler

wander-lush

Wander-Lush is my personal blog where I share stories from my travels around Southeast Asia, the Caucasus, and beyond. Since I started blogging in 2015, my site has reached more than 44,000 unique visitors.

  • Feature writing
  • SEO
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • WordPress & Google Analytics
  • Social media management
Photo credit: Emily Lush

Photo credit: Emily Lush

ARV Users Association (AUA)

AUA is a local NGO that serves people living with HIV. I was brought on as Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Officer, working with the AUA team in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

  • Communications strategy
  • Advocacy materials (digital campaigns, case studies, impact reports, photography)
  • Website development (WordPress)
  • Staff training & mentoring
  • Grant proposals & reports
  • Media relations
 
 
 
Photo credit: Pampa

Photo credit: Pampa

PAMPA

Pampa is an ethical homewares brand that sources hand-woven rugs and textiles from artisans in remote parts of Argentina. I have worked as a freelance copywriter for Pampa since 2014, supporting a wide range of online and offline projects.

  • Website copy
  • Product descriptions
  • Fair trade branding
  • Catalogue, product labels & tags copy
  • E-newsletter campaigns
  • Blog articles
Photo credit: Outland Denim

Photo credit: Outland Denim

Fashion revolution Cambodia

Fashion Revolution is a global movement calling for greater transparency in the fashion industry. As the founder of Fashion Revolution's Cambodia chapter and its inaugural Country Coordinator, I was responsible for social media, events and advocacy campaigns.

  • Blog articles
  • Social media campaigns
  • Events
  • Networking & partnerships
  • Annual reports
  • Press releases & media relations
 
 
 
Photo credit: The Dharma Door

Photo credit: The Dharma Door

The Dharma Door

The Dharma Door is an Australian lifestyle brand that partners with artisans in Bangladesh to produce handmade, fair trade homewares. I worked with The Dharma Door to analyse existing content and create new copy for an upcoming re-brand.

  • Website copy
  • Copy for product labels & tags
Photo credit: Artisan

Photo credit: Artisan

ARTISAN – QLD craft and design centre

Located in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley, Artisan is dedicated to the presentation and advancement of authentic and innovative craft and design practice. I recently partnered with Artisan to create copy for two major exhibitions – Objects of Desire: Contemporary Clay and Greensmith.

  • Exhibition catalogues & didactics
  • Artist biographies
  • Exhibition essays
 
 
 
Photo credit: The Fabric Social

Photo credit: The Fabric Social

the fabric social

The Fabric Social is an ethical fashion label that partners with women who face conflict, displacement and insecurity. I volunteered to assist the team with editing, copywriting and content creation for their website.

  • Website copy
  • Blog articles
Photo credit: Bianca Mavrick

Photo credit: Bianca Mavrick

bianca mavrick jewellery

Bianca Mavrick Jewellery is an artisan jewellery label based in Brisbane, Australia. I was commissioned by the label's founder, Bianca, to craft her Designer Profile and text for her biography page.

  • Designer Profile
 
Photo credit: Fair Trade Connection

Photo credit: Fair Trade Connection

The Asia Fair Trade Summit 2016

The Asia Fair Trade Summit 2016 brought together Fair Trade Organizations, government representatives, certifying bodies, and buyers to exchange best-practices around gender equality and living wage. I worked throughout the Summit and in the lead-up to the event on behalf of WFTO Asia.

  • Social media content & posting
  • Audience engagement
  • Blog content
Photo credit: Ock Pop Tok

Photo credit: Ock Pop Tok

OCK POP TOK

Ock Pop Tok is a social enterprise and fair trade textile company based in Luang Prabang, Laos. I interned with Ock Pop Tok for three months in 2013/14, working on a diverse range of marketing, communications and copywriting projects for the business.

  • Artisan interviews & producer profiles
  • Marketing brochures & newsletters
  • Tour scripts
  • Press releases & public speaking engagements
  • Blog posts