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DEI Strategies You Can Incorporate at Work from Equity

The release of Minal Bopaiah’s succinct and informative guide, Equity: How to Design Organizations Where Everyone Thrives is an important push for companies to re-evaluate their DE&I. Bopaiah seamlessly discusses DE&I, or IDEA as she refers to it (inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility) strategies if organizations truly want to integrate equity in their work culture. …

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November Box Reveal + Book Recommendations with Phalin & Jordyn

In today’s episode, Renee reveals the book of the month and the special collaboration for November’s box! After the reveal, Phalin brings on a very special guest today! Drum roll please….her daughter, Jordyn! Jordyn is a bright, sometimes shy, 11 year old that loves to read. She’s currently fascinated with graphic novels and *any* manga …

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Books to read if you love Ted Lasso + Horseman: A Tale of Sleepy Hollow review

Are you a Ted Lasso fan? You’re not alone. Renee shares five books that will give you the same warm fuzzy feelings and also discusses why it’s a feminist show. Then Mariquita reviews Christina Henry’s new book, Horseman: A Tale of Sleepy Hollow, a reimagining of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving. Books …

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Blog, Book Reviews

Book Review: Becoming Heroines by Elizabeth C. McLaughlin

Becoming Heroines: Unleashing Our Power for Revolution and Rebirth, by Elizabeth Cronise McLaughlin, is a non-fiction book that focuses on ways to becoming the heroine in your own life. A former Wall Street trial lawyer and serial entrepreneur, McLaughlin is an author, activist, and founder of the founder of The Gaia Project for Women’s Leadership. …

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Author Interview, Blog, Book Reviews

What A Happy Family Author Interview with Saumya Dave

Saumya Dave is writer, resident psychiatrist, and co-founder of thisisforHER, an organization that “improves mental health awareness and education for women and girls through unique art therapy group workshops.” Her debut novel, Well-Behaved Indian Women is a mother-daughter story about three generations of women focusing on identity, immigration, and relationships, and the medical field. Her …

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What You Don’t Want to Know About America

Niba and Emma sit down to talk about immigration and what you don’t want to know (but might already know) about America. **CW: Racism, Immigration Books mentioned: (already affiliate links) Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During The Crisis (and the Next), Dean Spade Orgs that help The Coalition for Immigrant Mental Health Immigrants Rising Mental Health …

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