CHIME and Artolution: Transforming the Lives of Refugee and Vulnerable Communities around the World through Public Art Programming
Fostering Empowerment and Social Justice through Self-Expression and Gender Equity
We believe that connection empowers us. That every voice matters. That each one of us is needed to achieve change. We believe we can do extraordinary things when we gather together.
Explore the stories of changemakers around the world and the projects we support to help raise the next generation of leaders in the fight for gender equality.
Fostering Empowerment and Social Justice through Self-Expression and Gender Equity
By Mariane Pearl Social barriers don’t mean much for designer and activist Sakina M’Sa. If you ever see her walking in the streets of Paris, you’ll recognize her easily. She’s three feet two inches, styles her hair as an Afro and flashes an easy smile. Also, she might be surrounded by fashion models or by […]
Since its founding in 2013, CHIME FOR CHANGE has directly supported projects for sexual and reproductive health and rights, as well as maternal health, reaching more than 154,000 girls and women globally with critical resources and services. Working with leading global partners including Friends of UNFPA, Global Fund for Women, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Mothers2Mothers, UNICEF, and […]
By Laura García As part of CHIME FOR CHANGE’s partnership with Global Fund for Women, CHIME is supporting Fondo Semillas, a non-profit organization that works to improve the lives of women in Mexico. CHIME’s work with Fondo Semillas – which means “seeds” in Spanish – provides grants to marginalized young women to empower them to […]
CHIME FOR CHANGE and Irregular Labs partnered to release the second edition of the biannual The Irregular Report, exploring the theme of Fluidity through the lens of girl and gender nonconforming Gen Zs. It is produced with and by a community of 6 Gen Z editors and more than 2,500 Gen Zs around the world in partnership […]
By Dave Moutray I grew up in the American Midwest, the oldest child of a Cuban mother and a father from St. Louis, Missouri. My looks may come from his side of the family, but it is my Cuban mother who gave me this insatiable love of stories. When I was a child, we struggled […]
By Pari Ibrahim In 2015, CHIME FOR CHANGE and Gucci supported the Free Yezidi Foundation with a grant to construct a women’s center in an internally displaced persons camp in Northern Iraq. Below, Pari Ibrahim, founder of the Free Yezidi Foundation, describes the challenges that the Yezidi people – especially women – face, and how […]
To continue amplifying the voices of women and girls who remain unheard, CHIME FOR CHANGE partnered with the Guardian and Tribeca Film Institute to release “Anonymous Comes To Town”, a new short film by Nancy Schwartzman, coinciding with Sexual Assault Awareness Month. “Anonymous Comes To Town” tells the story of Steubenville, Ohio, a sleepy football […]
The latest episode of the Gucci Podcast features CHIME FOR CHANGE creative collaborators MP5 and Adam Eli in conversation with Emmy-nominated producer and publisher Ariel Wengroff as they discuss the next phase of CHIME FOR CHANGE, “To Gather Together”. Visual artist MP5 shares about her experience collaborating with Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele to create […]
By Agnes Igoye This is how old I was when the Lord’s Resistance Army raided my home village in Eastern Uganda. As a teenager, I was quickly cast aside for sexual exploitation by the LRA Commanders in charge of triage. They wanted virgins, the younger the girl, the better. I narrowly escaped them by following […]
On March 8, International Women’s Day, join us in supporting projects that help to raise the next generation of leaders in the fight for gender equality. We are pleased to partner with the following non-profit organizations globally who are working with women activists to realize a more equitable world: Equality Now: connecting and mobilizing young women […]
Last night, CHIME FOR CHANGE supporters gathered together at the Gucci Wooster Bookstore in New York City to celebrate the next chapter of CHIME FOR CHANGE. Susan Chokachi, President and CEO of Gucci America introduced a conversation with CHIME FOR CHANGE creative collaborators, MP5, Adam Eli and Jade Jackman. MP5, a visual artist, collaborated with Alessandro […]
The Future is Fluid, a short film by Jade Jackman and Irregular Labs in partnership with Gucci and CHIME FOR CHANGE, premiered during the Sundance Film Festival. Representing voices from Brazil, Canada, India, Italy, Singapore, South Africa, the UAE, the United Kingdom and the United States, The Future is Fluid explores what gender means to […]
Gucci launches the next chapter of its CHIME FOR CHANGE campaign with new creative identity, dedicated ArtWalls, non-profit projects and creative collaborations. Gucci debuted the next chapter of its CHIME FOR CHANGE campaign today under the banner “To Gather Together,” a call for the global community to unite in support of gender equality. “Every person […]
CHIME FOR CHANGE and Irregular Labs partnered to release the second edition of the biannual The Irregular Report, exploring the theme of Fluidity.
Building on its six-year legacy of funding more than 425 non-profit projects with156 partners in 89 countries, directly benefiting more than 570,000 girls and women globally and reaching more than 3 million family and community members, CHIME FOR CHANGE is pleased to announce its support of the following new projects with global partners working to […]
The world has evolved significantly since we first launched the CHIME FOR CHANGE campaign, in 2013.
Empowering youth to address gender-based violence in Italy through innovative, interactive programming
Enhancing women's political participation and representation in Brazil
Providing regular income, dignity and access to opportunity for women in Mumbai
Connecting outstanding young advocates with the platforms, people and resources to amplify their influence
Funding innovative approaches to movement-building and activism, especially among women of color in the United States.
My parents weren’t happy when I chose to become a journalist. They said one day I was going to die for it.But I told them that everyone dies eventually and if God decides that it’s my time to go while working as a journalist, so be it.
The evening when my son was born, I was 13 years old and six months pregnant.
Dear Grandmother, I wanted you to know that wishing to follow in your footsteps – in my generation – has led me to create a mobile app and a platform for women worldwide.
In Spain the issue of gender violence is constantly in the news. Here, over nine hundred women have been murdered by their male partners or exes over the past fifteen years and a 150,000 women have reported physical abuse in 2017 alone.
As part of its longstanding partnership with UNICEF, Gucci is proud to be a founding partner of the Girls’ Empowerment Initiative.
I’ll never forget the day back in the early eighties when, at the tender age of four, my life was turned upside down forever.
In March of 2015, CHIME FOR CHANGE conducted a journalism and storytelling workshop in Erbil, Iraq for Yazidi and Christian refugees who had fled ISIS.
Connecting and mobilizing young women activists to drive progress on human rights in the Middle East and North Africa
Building the pipeline of young leaders in Hong Kong, Brazil and Mexico, who are organizing across issues and developing innovative approaches to create social change.
This latest issue of the report explores the theme of Fluidity, and features sections on Gender, Economics, Politics & Activism, Education, Creativity & Culture, and Science & Technology.
#GucciArtWall: the House dedicates its global murals to Artolution on World Refugee Day, June 20
14 female journalists participated in CHIME FOR CHANGE’s second Women Bylines workshop in Paris. Co-hosted by Gucci and the Kering Foundation with support from Hearst Magazines, the five-day workshop provided writers, filmmakers and photographers with intense journalism training and professional mentoring to support the production of underreported stories affecting women. Participants covered topics from violence […]
On the occasion of World Water Day, Gucci and CHIME FOR CHANGE announced today a new partnership with Beyoncé and UNICEF USA to bring clean, safe water to the children of Burundi, known as the “Heart of Africa.”
I grew up in the South of France, and for all the hype about how liberated French women are, men there were considered worthier by virtue of their gender alone.
By Nadia Mansoor Muslims are the new black, and who do we have to thank for it?