Educate a Girl Tote - Designed by Leah Tanner


Educate a Girl Tote - Designed by Leah Tanner



This Educate a Girl, Change the World design was created by college student Leah Tanner!

Each tote comes with a special hang tag sharing the story of the designer and their inspiration. Give this gift to women and girls in your life as a reminder that they can dream big and design a life and career they love!

Watch our video about our #Design4HerEducation campaign!

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About #Design4HerEducation:

My Social Canvas is proud to join forces with UNICEF Ambassador Dayle Haddon's nonprofit organization, WomenOne. WomenOne works to ensure that every woman and girl has access to a quality education. To kick off #Design4HerEducation – a design contest, scholarship competition, and awareness campaign – My Social Canvas and WomenOne invited the next generation of designers to "Educate a Girl and Change the World." Student designers were asked specifically to submit designs embodying this message with the ultimate reward being a scholarship and the chance to design a new collection from which a portion of proceeds supports girls' education around the world.

We are pleased to announce the following 4 winners who were chosen from hundreds of submissions: 

  • Taylor Fleming, University of Cincinnati, School of Design ($1,000 scholarship recipient) 

  • Zizi Li, Parsons the New School for Design ($1,000 scholarship recipient) 

  • Leah Tanner, University of Guelph, Toronto, Canada ($1,000 scholarship recipient)

  • Kelsey Thorn, 2012 graduate of Skidmore University & Designer for (10% of sales from Kelsey's designs will be donated to WomenOne on behalf of Kelsey and

A superstar panel of leaders in fashion and entertainment voted on the final round of designs. The judges included:

  • Dayle Haddon: Founder/CEO of WomenOne, UNICEF Ambassador, Author

  • Kelly Rutherford: Actress ("Gossip Girl," & "Melrose Place”) and Women's Advocate 

  • Christy Turlington Burns: Founder, Every Mother Counts 

  • Anne Fulenwider: Editor-in-Chief, Marie Claire 

  • Erin Flaherty: Beauty and Health Director, Marie Claire 

  • Desiree Gruber: Producer, Project Runway 

  • Catherine Malandrino: Fashion Designer 

Ten percent of profits earned will benefit girls' education via WomenOne. Select sales will also benefit our scholarship fund for current and future students involved in the My Social Canvas campus representative program at 100 schools nationwide. 

Join the #Design4HerEducation campaign by sharing our hashtag, our video, and this collection with your friends and family!

@MySocialCanvas + @Women1One

Designed by girls, for girls.