A Global Campaign By Women, For Women.

Welcome to the #wearyourcrown❤ campaign, a global movement by women, for women. If you’re a dreamer, a world-changer, or a creative soul looking to join an empowering community of women, you’re in the right place. Our aim is to challenge and inspire women all over the world to find their own unique voice, inner strength, and power by wearing their crowns. 


The crown is more than just an accessory – it’s a symbol of ultimate power, but also of service, dedication, and quiet determination.

Empowering Women Globally: The Origin Story of the #wearyourcrown❤ Campaign

In 2021 artist Ramona Pintea and Angie Xidias from One Bean Marketing, the founders of the #wearyourcrown❤ campaign, partnered with 9 influential women from various fields including business, politics, arts, entertainment, and non-profits to inspire empower and elevate women globally.


Ramona created 9 stunning Urban Queen portraits, each inspired by one of these remarkable women, who are Susan Sloan, Natalia Martin, Sofia Bekatorou, Barbara Lizzet Sanchez, Amie Louie, Jayshree Mallaya, Donna Ashworth, and Casey Donavon, with each painting highlighting a specific women’s issue for fundraising and awareness.


On March 8, 2022, The #wearyourcrown campaign was officially launched with an art exhibition at the Zena Hotel in Washington, DC. The Hotel Zena is a unique space that combines a hotel and art gallery, with a focus on celebrating women and their achievements. It provided the ideal location to kickstart the campaign on International Women’s Day and was attended by a diverse group of powerful and inspiring women from around the world, who came together to raise funds and awareness for women’s issues


Among the attendees were many of the inspiring women painted by Ramona, as well as some remarkable women including Her Excellency Dr. Thelma Phillip-Browne, St. Kitts and Nevis’ Ambassador to the United States, Alina Dociu, Romanian Embassy to the United States; Kimberly Bassett, Secretary of State for the District of Columbia; Shahin Mafi, CEO of Home Health Connection, Inc. Jan Du Plain, president of Global Enterprises Inc

From DC to London: the #wearyourcrown❤ Campaign Goes Global

In July 2022, Ramona Pintea teamed up with Feya Cafe & Restaurant in London to create two stunning murals showcasing the Urban Queen paintings and the #wearyourcrown❤ message. The murals are in a public space, allowing for greater visibility and accessibility to the empowering campaign.


Located at the junction of Marble Arch, Edgware Road, and Oxford Street, the Feya Cafe & Restaurant is a sought-after landmark in London. The decision to collaborate with Feya was a natural fit for the #wearyourcrown❤ campaign, as the cafe shares Ramona’s core values of empowering women and reducing the gender pay gap. In fact, Feya maintains a 75% female workforce and donates 10% of its retail products’ profits to various women’s causes.

Empowering Women, One Brushstroke at a Time: Ramona Pintea's #wearyourcrown❤ Campaign Marches On

Ramona Pintea is not just an artist; she’s a passionate advocate for empowering women. She believes that art has the power to inspire and elevate women by reminding them of their inner strength and power. For Ramona, art is more than just a form of expression; it’s a way to create a movement for change.


Ramona’s Urban Queen paintings are her way of encouraging women to wear their crowns with pride and embrace their inner queen. Art has always been at the forefront of social change. Throughout history, artists have used their talents to challenge societal norms and inspire people to fight for justice and equality. Ramona sees herself as part of this tradition, using her art to empower women and create a movement for change.

Together We Can: Exploring Innovative Collaborations for Women's Empowerment

We are always looking for new and innovative ways to collaborate with like-minded individuals and organizations who share our vision of inspiring, empowering, and elevating women around the world toward a more gender-balanced society. If you have any ideas for collaboration that align with our mission, we would love to hear from you.


Together, we can make a positive impact on the lives of women everywhere and create a more equitable future for all. So, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us to learn more about how we can work together to make a difference. Let’s join forces and create something amazing! Contact me here.

Introducing the 2021 #wearyourcrown Urban Queen Leaders

    • Susan Sloan, USA:
    • Susan is the author of “A Seat at the Table: Women, Diplomacy, and Lessons for the World”. She works in diplomacy in Washington DC, engaging with diplomats, community organizers, and international leaders. Susan has met with more than 80 countries through diplomacy, advocacy, and experiential education. Susan is a Global Champion for Women and Girls and talks about topics such as gender parity, equity, inclusion, and women leaders. In this campaign, Susan has chosen to support the ‘Vital Voices Emergency Fund for Afghan Women’. Find out more about Susan here. 


  • Natalia Martins, Brazil:

  • A powerhouse entrepreneur and founder of Natalia Beauty Group in Brazil, Natalia has built her business from the ground up and has 100 affiliates spread throughout the world – Brazil, Dubai, Switzerland, Chile, Portugal, Italy, and the USA. Natalia’s life purpose is to make a difference in people’s lives and make the world a more beautiful place, where all kinds of beauty are respected. She has joined this campaign and is raising money for Casa da Mulher Brasileira, a charity that helps victims of domestic violence and abuse. Find out more about Natalia here. 


  • Sofia Bekatorou, Greece:
  • Sofia is a Greek sailing champion, with four World Championship titles and three European titles. She was twice named World Sailor of the Year. In recognition of her accomplishments, she was given the rank of major in the Hellenic army. An Olympic Gold Medalist in the 2004 Summer Olympics, a Bronze medalist in the 2008 Summer Olympics, and the first female flag bearer for Greece in the history of the Summer Olympics at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Sofia Bekatorou is a true leader, breaking her silence which accelerated the Hellenic #MeToo movement, #MeTinSofia, after revealing sexual harassment and abuse involving a top sports official. She is a fierce advocate and supporter for women finding their inner strength, power, and voice to make change not only in Greece but for women around the world.  S.O.F.I.A is the acronym of Successful Options for Individual Awareness and as a project aims to empower and support survivors of all kinds of abuse. It is focusing on three pillars: relief, logistics, and prevention.  You can learn more about Sofia here: https://www.bekatorou.com/


  • Donna Ashworth, Scotland:
  • Donna is a poet, speaker, and founder of Donna Ashworth Words; bringing women together with her words of truth, hope, and comfort. Her poems and essays tackle the subjects we all face, such as mental health, body positivity, aging, and more – her poetry and wisdom are appreciated by women around the world. Donna is raising funds for a cause close to her heart, supporting a breast cancer charity Coppafeel, to help them with their mission, ensuring everyone has the best possible chance of surviving breast cancer. Find out more about Donna here.


  • Barbara Lizzet Sanchez, USA:
  • A Senior Publicist in a highly reputable public relations agency out of Los Angeles, working and affiliated with major celebrities in the music industry, Barbara is an outspoken social activist passionate about women’s empowerment and a strong advocate against domestic violence. Barbara was awarded Woman of Empowerment 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. Magazine, Allyship Pledge Program, & Badass DoGooders. Find out more about Barbara here. 


  • Casey Donovan, Australia:
  • An award-winning double and triple platinum musician, Casey has also made her mark in the areas of theatre, television, presenting, and writing her autobiography. The list of accolades is impressive and Casey has won numerous awards as well as the hearts of her fans with her creativity, soulful voice, and incredible personality. Casey has joined this campaign and is supporting the not-for-profit Ash Gardner Foundation, which helps indigenous girls gain access to better education. Find out more about Casey here. 


  • Jayshree Mallaya, South Africa:
  • Jayshree is Co-founder of the not-for-profit Over the Walls Together, a charity aimed at community building and raising awareness of violence against women and children. Jayshree has written an incredible song “Join Hands Around the World” as a call to action, S.H.E,  to Support, Inspire, and Empower men and women to come together and eliminate injustices between genders. Her charity encourages people around the world to band together to end this violence, not only in South Africa but all over the world. Find out more about Jayshree here.  


  • Amie Louie, Italy:
  •  Amie serves as the Global Vice President of Fundraising for the Professional Women’s Network (PWN), a global movement working towards Gender-Balanced Leadership in business and society, with 27 City Networks in Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, and the Middle East. As an American ex-pat living in Italy, she co-founded Easy Milano, a pioneer in Milan’s free press industry with over 3 million copies distributed. Amie acted as the Community Liaison for the Anglo-American community for two decades, passionately promoting cultural integration and charity initiatives. In 2017, she assumed the role of Development Director at The British School of Milan, a non-profit international school promoting quality education and global citizenship, recently certified as the top IB school in Italy. Through this project, Amie’s purpose is to inspire women, reminding them that each of us can make a positive impact. She will be raising funds to accelerate Gender-Balanced Leadership through PWN Global. Connect with Amie here https://www.linkedin.com/in/amie-louie/


  • Ramona Pintea, Romania:  
  • Ramona is the artist and creator of the #UrbanQueen women empowerment movement that has taken the internet by storm. Through her Urban Queen collection of paintings, she uses a symbolic crown to shine a spotlight on women finding their unique voice, inner strength, and power. Her artwork is vibrant, uplifting, fierce, and symbolic. With Russia invading Ukraine, thousands of women and children have crossed the border to Romania to flee the horror of war. They left behind their husbands, father, and sons as Ukraine declared martial law and men have to stay behind to defend their country. Romania is preparing for half a million Ukrainian refugees and we know the needs will be many.  Ramona is razing funds through SCUT,  an NGO established in 1991 in Brasov, Ramona’s hometown. As a response to the war refugee crises, Scut is creating a special division of members of staff and volunteers to help Ukrainian Refugee Women and their Children.  http://scutbv.ro/ro/acasa
 Learn more about the Launch here.

“We have the power within ourselves to do more than we think and more than we ever imagined!” – Ramona Pintea