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For Holden Page, director of FinLedger, business writing is changing tech for the better

He's an optimist in a habitually gloomy industry

2 Jul 23, 2021 by Sherrell Dorsey and Annaliese Griffin

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Brittany Chavez: Make vulnerability your leadership style

For Brittany Chavez the journey from Uber driver to founder has been an unconventional path through the tech world, and she wouldn't have it any other way.

7 Jun 5, 2021

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Albrey Brown hopes we never have to have this conversation again

Airtable's head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is ready for tech culture to change

7 May 14, 2021 by Sherrell Dorsey and Annaliese Griffin

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Doers, Makers, and Manifesters: Talking with Cannaclusive founder Mary Pryor

Despite its transformative potential, the cannabis industry has a huge equity problem.

7 Apr 20, 2021 by Sherrell Dorsey and Annaliese Griffin

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We created our own.”

How Ciara Imani May is reimagining Black hair and the beauty industry

4 Mar 12, 2021

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Breaking the Dam, with Sameer Gardezi

Sameer Gardezi likes to tell stories and his most beloved project is his biggest yet—rewriting Hollywood altogether.

5 Feb 24, 2021 by Sherrell Dorsey and Annaliese Griffin

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Welcome to Free Radicals

A very belated welcome to Free Radicals. When we launched this newsletter in September of 2020, we just sent it out into the world without really taking a moment to stop and properly introduce ourselves.

Feb 9, 2021 by Annaliese Griffin and Sherrell Dorsey

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Leadership is a Verb

Leigh-Ann Buchanan is shaping a new generation of innovators

1 Jan 22, 2021 by Annaliese Griffin and Sherrell Dorsey

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“The work better be right:” The data kingdom of Jeremy Singer-Vine

The National Magazine Award winner and Buzzfeed News data editor relies on transparency, generosity, and collaboration to hold power accountable

7 Dec 18, 2020 by Sherrell Dorsey and Annaliese Griffin

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Julie Elberfeld is listening

A hard look at leadership inspired a longtime CIO to transform diversity, inclusion, and belonging in the tech industry.

6 Nov 23, 2020 by Sherrell Dorsey and Annaliese Griffin

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Using Commerce to Understand Everything

How Web Smith maps the connections between race, commerce, and history.

11 Oct 6, 2020 by Sherrell Dorsey and Annaliese Griffin

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Monique Woodard’s Paradox

How the founder of Cake Ventures invests to create progress

8 Sep 10, 2020 by Sherrell Dorsey and Annaliese Griffin