Katie is the Co-Founder and Designer for Same Thread, a social enterprise lifestyle brand that works with vulnerable women in NE Thailand. She is a native Pacific Northwesterner with a passion for social justice and bringing fair trade businesses practices into the mainstream.
In 2014 she completed her MA in International Development, where she focused on social enterprise and its capacity to economically empower women. She has a background in event planning, marketing, design, and retail production.
On a typical Saturday she can be found cooking, sewing, drawing, listening to records, vintage shopping, sipping whiskey and playing with her puppies.
Posts by Katie
We consume. That’s a fact of life. “Overcoming Consumerism”, our mini-theme this week, is not about ending consumption but rather paying more attention to why we buy what we buy, how much we buy, and what kinds of things we ultimately spend our money on. In this post, MSA teammate Katie Metzger challenges us to […]
Look at the clothes you are wearing right now….Would you believe that 80-90% of what you are wearing was made in inhumane, unsustainable conditions? Well, the sad fact is, this is most often the case. Sweatshops are not a thing of the past. Buying well-made, high end clothing does not mean that it is made […]