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GRLPWR Gang – The All-Female Creative Collective Empowering Girls

This is an interview I did for Dr. Martens, reproduced here. To read the original CLICK HERE. GRL PWR Gang are a force to be reckoned with – individually and as a collective. Founded by Kirsti Hadley, GRL PWR Gang is made up of female creatives, artists, bloggers, designers and generally amazing women whose mission it is to provide a network for like-minded girls. They’re the ladies making ‘nice’ cool again. We tasked some of the gang with styling our new DM’s Lite Rigal boot and caught up with founder Kirsti to hear more about GRLPWR. Hi Kirsti, can you tell us a bit about yourself and your background? I grew up in inner-city Birmingham and I had literally no clue what I wanted to do. I didn’t have any female mentors or role models – women to inspire me. It wasn’t until I was older, and I started working in clubs, that I would meet these really cool girls that were doing their own thing in music or the media and I knew then …