Allie Back

Hi! My name is Allie (@allieback). I'm a climate optimist mostly passionate about ethical and sustainable fashion! I currently live in Michigan near the Lake. When I'm not working, I spend most of my free time reading one of the many books on my TBR list , thrifting, or playing in a sand volleyball league with friends! I love to connect with others on social media so feel free to reach out to me!

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Merit-Ptah: First Female Physician or Myth?

Nearly 5,000 years ago in Ancient Egypt, around 2700 BCE1, Merit-Ptah lived as the first woman doctor. Female leaders are found throughout Egyptian history; deities such as Hathor, Ma’at, and Sekhmet and political leaders like Cleopatra. Unlike in Greece and Rome, women in Egypt had equal rights. According to Massive Science, “they [women] could own …

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The Impact of Influencers on Sustainability

Between the new Instagram “Shop” button and “swipe up to use my 20% off code” becoming a regular expression, overconsumption has taken over social media. Since 20061, influencers have been rating and reviewing products for their followers. These reviews are meant to encourage followers to purchase products because of their trusted “relationship” with the influencer. …

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