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Challenging Silicon Valley and our favorite troll — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via Gap This week, we’re sharing tips on how to get your startup funded if you’re a female entrepreneur, The Gap’s blatant (and disgusting) use of tokenization in its most recent ad, and that moment when your mom becomes your online troll. What we’ve been checking out… Not all stories are promoted equally, but […]

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Celebrity feminism and the white candidate’s burden — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via MTV News. Edited by Mara Meyers. This week, we’re reading about the “white candidate’s burden,” one of our speakers questions the rise of celebrity feminism, and a new documentary about the fight for equality in Nigeria. What we’ve been checking out… This white guy checked his white privilege and it made us want […]

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Highlights from TED2016 and Justice Scalia’s legacy — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via Bret Hartman/TED Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’ve got some goodies from TED2016, Hillary Clinton gets intersectional, and one of our speakers on the legacy that Justice Scalia left behind. What we’ve been checking out… Recently, both Kendrick Lamar and Beyonce made revolutionary statements on mainstream stages. Yet the criticism that swiftly […]

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The Weekly reFRESH: Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropy and a platform for thought leaders

Edited by Mara Meyers In this week’s edition, the humanity of white men continues to reign over everyone else, Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropy may not be as self-centered as people think, and a new platform that amplifies the voices of thought leaders. What we’ve been checking out… Heleo is a new platform for thought leaders, being called […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

In this week’s reFRESH, white feminism gets a smackdown, how tech is changing democracy, and more reasons to love Serena Williams (like we needed them). What we’ve been checking out… Seven bad habits of public speakers, and seven ways to kick them to the curb. White men are giving ‘Straight Outta Compton’ two thumbs up […]

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