“I have spent decades dressing people.
Now I want to address them.”

– Donna Karan

Our Foundation

The Urban Zen Foundation connects, collaborates and communicates to create change by raising awareness and inspiring action in the areas of preservation of cultures, well-being, and empowering children in mind, body & spirit.

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Haiti Artisan Project

The Haiti Artisan Project, founded by Donna Karan, promotes economic development through job creation and vocational education, helps raise awareness and highlights the creativity of Haiti’s artisans.

Celebrate Creativity


The training facility supports the development of Haiti’s artisan community by fostering innovation and providing access to materials and machinery.

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Not One More Initiative

In the wake of the shootings in Orlando, UC Santa Barbara, Newtown, Columbine, gun violence continues to affect families all around the world. Stand with us and take action.

Raise Awareness