Women & Design  //  WID Talks

Editors Note

So excited for this issue! Read on...

Team WID  //  April 2021

Hello there!

Back in March 2020, Ashwini and I were planning to meet up, the lockdown happened and all plans went into an abrupt standstill. Come April 2021, a little over a year from our last 'plan', we decided we could fly over and meet each other after the long wait. But what happened? Another lockdown, and our plans are still in standstill 😅

April was an interesting month, here in Mumbai we spent it under a confusing lockdown, with rules constantly changing and updating. It was filled with constant uncertainty and a lot of fear. We realized the need for social interactions, we're all craving human contact. We ideated a lot, discussed a lot of possibilities that we could pursue to use our platform as a means of relief and good. We initiated a "Covid-19 Help Guide" where we curated a generous list of volunteers with a variety of skills — from UI/UX and web redesign, to social media & graphic design, to Industrial design consultations! How does it work? If you're someone looking to work with talented creatives who can help your business/brand out, you can donate to the fundraisers mentioned. Send us a receipt/screenshot of the donation, along with what you're looking for help with. We match you up with a creative who defines your need, and ta da!

Whether you donate money, time, skills, energy, or your assistance, we'd like to thank you for the wonderful service you're providing from the good of your heart. These are dire times, but stay strong. What you're doing matters, and we're incredibly grateful for you.

With 🧡,

Team WID.

Image by Chris Abney

We're always open to other perspectives, opinions and a good chat over some coffee or tea. We'd love to host a conversation with you, head on over to our Discord and get in touch!

With 🧡 Team WID.

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