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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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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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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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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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Book Review: How Moon Fuentez Fell in Love with the Universe

Summary In How Moon Fuente Fell in Love with the Universe, Moon Fuentez is a seventeen year old Mexican-American photographer who embarks on a cross-country road trip over the summer with a bunch of Fotogram influencers, including her twin sister Star. While she is accustomed to living in her sister’s shadow and under her mother’s …

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Review: Sometimes I Trip On How Happy We Could Be by Nichole Perkins

CW: Sexual assault, abusive parental relationship, stalking Depending on your music listening style, you will almost immediately recognize the title, Sometimes I Trip On How Happy We Could Be. It is a lyric from “If I Was Your Girlfriend” by Prince, which is the author Nichole Perkins’ favorite song by the royal purple one. Beyonce …

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Book Review: Between the Bliss and Me by Lizzy Mason

Between the Bliss and Me by Lizzy Mason is a young adult novel focusing on mental illness, romance, and how family history can affect the plans of a teen. Eighteen-year-old Sidney Holman has decided to attend New York University (NYU), instead of her mother’s preferred Rutgers University, as a way to rebel and move out of the apartment that she …

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