789: One Dear World With Winnie Mak

Winnie Mak is the founder of One Dear World which is a collection of multicultural dolls and storybook that allow different One Dear World With Winnie Makchildren to be represented in toys and books and allow parents to introduce diversity to children from an early age. She has been featured on BBC, Huffpost and more.  Winnie wants all children to grow up having a secure self image, appreciating themselves as they are and learning to respect others.

Winnie shares about how she was able to create One Dear World and why it’s important for her to promote diversity and inclusion to children at an early age.  She also shares tips that can help you in your own journey to self confidence.


Winnie Mak is the founder of One Dear World.

Cultural Background

Winnie is of Chinese descent.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is something you build up over time based on what have done positively and fulfill your mission.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Winnie followed other people’s definition of success and she didn’t have a clear definition of self confidence.

The “AHA” Moment

Winnie decided to move to United Kingdom to start a new chapter.  She was inspired to create One Dear World when she was on maternity leave and realized that different people have different reactions to certain situations.  She realized it would be great for her children, especially her own, to learn about being different, diversity and inclusion.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Winnie started doing research on toys that represent diversity and inclusion and realized that it was minimal.  She then created One Dear World for children to represented in toys and to learn about other people’s culture.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

It’s okay to ask for help.  You can review and readjust your strategies to fulfill your vision.

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