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Anya Kamenetz – Co.Exist – Thursday, 20 June 2013
The SmartWoman Project hopes that text messages can be a medium for knowledge, health, and financial empowerment.
When women connect, the world changes.
The idea is for relatively affluent women to download the SmartWoman app and pay a monthly fee of $5. This gets them access to each other through networking and forums, as well as custom content from celebrities (like Shakira) and other “global ambassadors” on topics like health, lifestyle, and relationships . . .