En la ultima semana, nuestro ecosistema se ha enfrentado al verdadero daño que la misoginia y el racismo pueden tener. Y a la misma vez hemos visto el poder que una discusión abierta sobre estos mismos temas puede tener.

Lamentablemente vivimos en un mundo donde 1 de cada 3 mujeres


A version of this article was originally published in Spanish in the January edition of Capitales by ProCapitales and is being republished here in both English and Spanish with their consent.

Una versión de este artículo fue publicada originalmente en español en la edición de enero de la revista Capitales


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Feb 14, 2016

Dear Ma,

We spoke this morning — like most mornings — during my 40 minute walk to work. I, navigating the traffic — both food & vehicle — of San Francisco, and you, sanding down caulk in the house you and my step-dad are building in the…

Meghan Stevenson-Krausz

Meghan is a Global Shaper @ Global Shapers SF and writes about human rights, entrepreneurship in emerging markets, and using film to create change.

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