When Maria Grazia Chiuri debuted her first collection as artistic director of Christian Dior back in September 2016, models wore t-shirts emblazoned with the statement “We should all be feminists.” And, indeed, since the appointment of its first female artistic director that same year, Christian Dior has become a vocal supporter of gender equality and female empowerment both on and off the runway.
This year, in celebration of its 70th anniversary, the Parisian maison launched Dior’s first mentorship programme: ‘Women@Dior’ — a year long project that pairs female Christian Dior employees with female students interested in their area of expertise.
The year long programme seeks to empower young women to achieve their career ambitions by pairing them with Christian Dior employees who will provide face-to-face careers advice and guidance once every three months.
I love this so much - way to go, Women of Dior!!