Who is unemployable? In this thought-provoking TEDtalk, Tamra Ryan, CEO of Women’s Bean Project speaks to the instincts that make us hire who we hire, and how her experience working with women others might see as “unemployable” has helped change how she sees others and the values that keep them rooted in a complex world.
Women’s Bean Project is a social enterprise generating a new kind of profit: a sustainable solution to chronic unemployment and poverty. We offer women a transitional job in gourmet food and handmade jewelry manufacturing to provide immediate income, arrange support services, and teach the job readiness skills and life skills needed to get and keep a job.
These tools empower women to create better lives for themselves, provide for their families with hope, and contribute to a stronger community.
Our approach benefits more than the individual women we serve. When a woman lifts up her own future: