One of the most profound things one can witness is the power of another human being boldly speaking out–whether that be on a national stage, or in the middle of the street. Reflecting back on 2014, the world has had much to celebrate, mourn, and protest. We’d like to give recognition to some of the […]
You’ve probably heard about the retraction that Rolling Stone issued on its UVA rape story. Our own Zerlina Maxwell was on Melissa Harris-Perry this weekend to talk about the need for rape victims to be believed, following a Washington Post piece she wrote on the issue. Check it out.
Image by Laurea Fletcher. This is a guest post by FRESH speaker Bisi Alimi. It was the summer of 2014, I was seating in a boardroom, with the air condition on and I was inside sweating. It was a blazing heat outside in the heat of summer London. That day I was waiting for the […]
If you haven’t yet heard about the news broadcaster who wore the same suit for a year to prove a point about sexism, you must: Karl Stefanovic is an Australian TV personality, co-host of Aussie morning news show Today. His co-presenter Lisa Wilkinson constantly faces criticism and generally unsolicited fashion advice from viewers. Frustrated with […]
FRESH Speaker Tiffany Dufu is Tiffany Dufu on stage – and no one else. We’ve been to our share of public speaking trainings. There’s usually some awkward hypothetical assignment and a fair share of jargon thrown around (hit! bridge! sparkle!). You feel like you’re going to pee your pants. You don’t know what to do with your hands. […]