Rebecca Ballard


Rebecca Ballard is an attorney and entrepreneur who has worked in Washington, DC and throughout Asia as a social entrepreneur, ED, lawyer, and consultant. A “jack of all trades” and dreamer and schemer driven by a desire to enhance social justice, she is the founder of Maven Women, a socially conscious fashion company moving the needle in the global fashion industry. 


She believes in market-based social change that advances human rights, values-based consumptive behavior, and ending homelessness. She founded Maven Women to meet an unmet market need for additional socially conscious options for professional women's attire and "move the needle" in the global garment industry through product creation and partnership, consumer education, and advocacy.




Maven Women ( is a socially conscious fashion company moving the needle in the global fashion industry by creating a socially conscious clothing line, sharing resources enabling informed buying decisions, and thoughtfully engaging in industry-wide and cross-sector collaborations. Founded by former public interest lawyer, nonprofit leader, and social justice advocate Rebecca Ballard, Maven Women designs comfortable, flattering investment pieces for professional women created in the spirit of slow fashion. Styles are timeless wardrobe staples with interesting, modern twists that are easily dressed up or down for an elegant day-to-evening look. Maven Women believes in the dignity of all people, environmental stewardship, and the tremendous transformative power of women uniting as a force for change.

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