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The Weekly ReFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers This week’s reFRESH includes a critical look at Amber Rose’s slut walk, lessons from the best TED spoofs, and the history of the first computer programer who gleamed this title over 100 years before computers were even invented. This week also marked our one-year anniversary and we celebrated by launching a […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers In this week’s edition we’ve got, a trip back to Ferguson on the anniversary of Mike Brown’s death, the awkward position of justifying one’s own blackness, and how anti street harassment work values men’s emotions over true empathy. What we’ve been checking out… Public speaking is America’s number one fear, coming […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’ve got lasting thoughts and actions from the tragic shooting in Charleston, a hilarious video flipping the gender equation in Hollywood, and a big step towards equality from the Supreme Court. What we’ve been checking out… The Supreme Court just ruled that same sex couples can get married anywhere […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

This week we’ve got truths about male privilege, trailblazing women in tech, and a guide on how to talk about a woman running for president. What we’ve been checking out… Seven TED talks on being transgender. Some of Hollywood’s most powerful women, including Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis, and Jessica Lange, drop knowledge on sexism, […]

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The Weekly ReFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’ve got lots of tips on how to write and deliver an impactful talk, what’s wrong with all-male panels, and some harsh realities about public education. What we’ve been checking out… Kudos of the Week: Find out why this guy gave up his seat on an all-male panel. Annette […]

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