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How does one design equity? — The Weekly reFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re sharing the way Chicago got under Trump’s skin, what happens when you remove all men from political images, and a young college student who made the institution of debate debatable. What we’ve been checking out… Misty Copeland and Barack Obama talk candidly about role models, activism, and systemic […]

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Urban acupuncture and engineers’ isolation — The Weekly reFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re sharing a TED talk on girlhood and bravery by one of our own speakers, how a building is re-envisioning architecture for the blind, and a new political player to look out for in the election. What we’ve been checking out… A roundtable with black women engineers in the […]

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The Weekly reFRESH: Beyoncé’s formation and practical reparations

Edited by Mara Meyers This week’s reFRESH includes a critical look at American football, Beyoncé’s Formation, and a practical start to reparations, one meal at a time. What we’ve been checking out… Want to solve income inequality? Equipay allows you and your friends to split the cost of a meal in accordance with gender and […]

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The Weekly reFRESH: The problem with “diversity”

Edited by Mara Meyers Following the rise of the #OscarSoWhite hashtag, this week’s reFRESH focuses on a highly discussed – and critiqued – word this week: diversity. We’ve also got a hard look at sexual assault coverage in the media, and a take on Macklemore’s new song on privilege. What we’ve been checking out… Ava […]

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The Weekly reFRESH: Queen Bey’s threat and The Development Set

Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re sharing a new series on Medium, how Queen Bey continues to change all the games, and a moving editorial from President Obama. What we’ve been checking out… We’re appalled (but not totally surprised) that expert women’s opinions still aren’t being valued. It’s time to pass the mic. White supremacy […]

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