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What if we could live our whole lives with the freedom a road trip affords us? A growing number of women are doing just that — shedding their homes, mortgages, and traditional jobs for a full-time life of the open road. These are the bold women living the #vanlife.
During my twenties, I pursued stamps in my passport with the same unquenchable enthusiasm I chased glasses of wine. Traveling and drinking: This is the life (I believed) of an independent, adventurous woman on a mission to experience all of the world.
Jekaterina Saveljeva is committed to reversing this imbalance by providing women the opportunity to share their stories using their mobile phones. Claire O’Brien interviews her about femLENS, an organization dedicated to empowering women, regardless of resources, to share their narratives.