In our team, you can see the similarity of our members, which is the ultimate pursuit of beauty and fashion, creating different styles and art of living for more women. This is a common aspect of us, or maybe it's our interest. When a group of people comes together to pursue the same goals, we have kept the bias to a certain extent to a minimum.
However, the bias still exists, and one of the biggest destabilizing factors is the cultural difference of the members. We come from different countries, have different values, and inevitably have misunderstandings or contrasting views when dealing with tasks. But we don't let that negativity grow, we prefer communication. We get to know each other better through communication and understand values and cultural differences. The aim of communication is not to make these differences disappear, but to make them understood, accepted, and used, which means, to make them part of our fashion creations.
It is a core value that shapes a more diverse and inclusive team - to seek common ground while putting aside differences. And it's an approach that works well in breaking the bias of gender. Whether we are men or women, we all want to live in a gender-equal society, this is our common ground. The differences, however, are cultural, ideological, or other differences between men and women. We can follow the same steps of comparison, understanding, empathy, and acceptance to break the bias. After all, our goal is not to abandon the difference, but to emphasize understanding and respect for it.
As so, Bonnie, General Manager of Ecosusi said, "You will never feel any prejudice against women in our team. Most of our members do know how to respect each other's values, the value of work, the value of being… Here, each of us is an independent and unique individual with a dream and an action. When it comes to job or contribution assignment, gender is really not a factor."
Accepting the values of different people and genders is not just our slogan, it is also our action. We also hope that more and more women will be able to present their unique personalities and distinctive styles.
A woman can be independent and she can depend on herself to determine her own life and pursuits; A woman can be unique and she can change as she wishes…
By understanding and respecting gender differences and encouraging women to be themselves, we can break the bias and create a more diverse, inclusive, and gender-equal society.