WELCOME TO THE GYAL BLOG 1

Photographer: Jalani Morgan Creative Direction / Designer: Josephine de Freitas / Soka Make Up Artist: Rondine Brown Model: De Yonté A. Mayers Location: St Vincent and the Grenadines.

WELCOME TO THE GYAL BLOG


” GYAL is a Women’s empowerment movement centered on the Caribbean women through “

For 5 years, the Soka brand has been redefining antiquated standards of beauty by empowering Women of the Global Majority to celebrate their heritage. We’ve always taken pride in being an eco-friendly, body positive, fair trade brand and now, we’re giving back to the community by establishing a girl empowerment movement named ‘Gyal. As Soka’s social enterprise arm, Gyal will focus on female development by offering safe spaces that reinforce programs in the arts, leadership, entrepreneurship, and wellness for girls of secondary school age. By providing assistance in the development of core skills and qualities such as self-confidence, interpersonal skills, leadership and healthy lifestyle choices, Gyal seeks to enable young girls to reach their full potential and become independent and successful young women.