Rwandan Obama Bags Editors
Photograph: Justin Troust

Serial reinventor Willa Shalit has worn many hats in her lifetime. From artist to activist she’s done it (almost) all. In 2006 Shalit created Fair Winds Trading from the money she’d earned producing the Vagina Monologues and V-Day, a movement founded to fight violence against women. Fair Winds has helped many Rwandan women establish themselves financially, open bank accounts and send their children to school.

Click here to read the rest of Willa’s reinvention story and learn more about Fair Winds Trading. To purchase an Obama bag visit; for Rwandan baskets, visit


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