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Head of Impact @EchoingGreen. Fmr @NewMediaVenture @Code2040 @WHOSTP44 @NewAmericaCA @Stanford @Harvard. I traveled w a baby for 303 days.

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7/3
2020
Congressional internships pave the way to political careers. Read #EGFellow org @payourinterns' first report on rac… https://t.co/J84PRpjwmb
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7/2
2020
@MattScottGW @Code2040 This is the best!Persuasive piece by my bud @juddkessler on why we need @NYCMayor to bring back summer jobs for low income youth in… https://t.co/11paa3OoUF
6/29
2020
"Robin DiAngelo’s White Fragility is number one on the New York Times bestseller list and it’s poised to become the… https://t.co/iJ9ZqwS714
Retweeted by Laura Weidman Powers👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 important read for funders on complicity in structural inequities on the road to justice by the brilliant… https://t.co/Hw5IZFKbvz
6/27
2020
"Tech's inability to diversify its workforce as it defines the future puts all of us in danger." More on the need f… https://t.co/EHR3w2ulNK
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6/11
2020
ok baby names dot com go off https://t.co/4jkDQHKsDP
Retweeted by Laura Weidman Powers.@Code2040's letter to the tech industry is currently top of the landing page at @FastCompany 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 If you're slo… https://t.co/A3Arc4ZC6x
6/10
2020
this workweek, if you find yourself saying “it’s hard to be this vigilant, it’s hard to keep fighting against racis… https://t.co/C6xXM8repZ
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersWhich brings me to the exciting part - we've started the search for my replacement. It's the BEST JOB EVER! High im… https://t.co/147rYRcVjO
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6/9
2020
A lot of media outlets are going to do race and social justice features in the next few weeks. They will ask promin… https://t.co/lydlYeTMZ2
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6/8
2020
This is... So amazing 😭🖤 https://t.co/Qsf26iyaY1wait for it... https://t.co/WjLsY4GaFb“It took 10 years to make back what they’d lost in the Great Recession,” Bernstein said, referring to African Ameri… https://t.co/dE30MAMgXR
6/5
2020
THREAD: I lead @EchoingGreen’s Black Male Achievement fellowship and as protests continue I’d like to take a moment… https://t.co/iRbXvFkUqP
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6/4
2020
"What the world witnessed last week in America is not new." But it doesn't have to be this way. From… https://t.co/W8qaAPSbFl
6/3
2020
I am exhausted #BlackLivesMatter #BlackLivesMatter #BlackLivesMatter #BlackLivesMatter
6/1
2020
We had an obscenely difficult time selling fellows program spots this year, as we were told company after company h… https://t.co/VdpFpMeXwv
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Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersI just want to note that only two CEO’s in Silicon Valley are donors for @Code2040. We have been around since 2012.… https://t.co/JRCPThieUR
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5/30
2020
I honestly cannot think of a single thing that would make this website more livable. https://t.co/OlMx7jh4gI
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5/29
2020
Our 2020 Fellows Program Mentor application closes in 3 days! We're looking for tech professionals who actively par… https://t.co/zmFbiucwvL
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersRegister for our free @SSIReview webinar on June 2! @cheryldorsey, @KathrynFinney of @digundiv & @JeffBradach of… https://t.co/On2YEYmCHG
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersYes. The exercise for white women isn't to distance ourselves from Amy Cooper, but to ask how are we like her? How'… https://t.co/BS1M3CIjhS
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersHow White People Conquered the Nonprofit Industry https://t.co/Ci3w3Nf219 via @npquarterly
5/27
2020
@rozhudnell @Code2040 Do it!This community is POWERFUL! But you ya'll already knew that 😎 Thank you so, so much. Days like today are what fuel… https://t.co/kuFpUiIcyN
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersYou can still donate https://t.co/MWfCmjPHFV 💗
Retweeted by Laura Weidman Powers❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ https://t.co/4O4oP87s5J @kuntajts lolol yesssssomg yes when y'all could still fit in my living room -- that was the last summer we could host in an apt next yr we… https://t.co/TyfLlIF5Rsholy cow @karlitaliliana just pinged me like have you seen #2040memories?! 💞 fellows sharing their fave @code2040 m… https://t.co/syQ3tmslXE
5/20
2020
@marcprecipice @dbsmasher The relationship these days btwn what I order and what shows up is unlike anything I've ever experienced
5/15
2020
Hey folks, I'm interviewing millennials & Gen Z-ers who have had to make sudden or surprising changes to their $$ s… https://t.co/JXiIckOCVq
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersI’m writing this because all the coverage of Latinx and Black death as a result of Covid is being covered like it’s… https://t.co/hE0ke5JWaf
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersI wrote about this in 2018, re why @code2040 needed a new strategy bc tech companies were super quick to back off c… https://t.co/jkUC1FXffcWe tried to sound this alarm back in 2018 https://t.co/9CWzQwCg0J https://t.co/xiOoRXF6ki https://t.co/Sm18r7DphGby far the most acutely scared i've been since the start of the pandemic was bearing real-time witness to the racis… https://t.co/k7DRENGGRpback in 2018 i wrote about how our strategic plan failed us when companies proved way more fickle in their commitme… https://t.co/F7I2yhiU9zyep, we had to change everything after the election when the same companies who wanted public pats on the back for… https://t.co/eGA0SLBkGz👇👇👇👇👇 https://t.co/cMVrDwBlD1SCOOP: Google has drastically rolled back its diversity work due to fears of being perceived as anti-conservative.… https://t.co/Jd3garakM0
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5/14
2020
Each dollar you give helps us sustain our programs for early-career Black Latinx technologists. Donate this month a… https://t.co/4lozcwOruJ
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5/6
2020
We can't let quarantine fatigue rule the day... It's Time to Learn Pandemic Math https://t.co/xpAJbJEWg4
5/4
2020
Humans are terrible at assessing probabilities. So how to balance mental health and physical risk during #COVIDー19?… https://t.co/OYgap9RGr5
5/3
2020
$1,042 in customer payments for 46 orders, and the restaurant got less than $400 of it https://t.co/AmuUQrMbPK
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5/1
2020
For years now I have watched @operaqueenie and @Zebras_Unite use this language to help reframe the conversation aro… https://t.co/hIIPaCAyig
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4/30
2020
@operaqueenie 😤
4/28
2020
Our head of impact, @laurawp & other leaders share their thoughts on how social entrepreneurs can help in the fight… https://t.co/E4E67QjisA
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4/15
2020
Ah yes @VAMNit gifted us this one and WP has been reciting it recently... https://t.co/vmjpJwN999
4/4
2020
As we start wearing masks when we need to go out in public, @EmergDesign has put together an easy do-it-yourself gu… https://t.co/IqZ6TpJ5gG
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersToday's link for our 60-minute All Levels Yoga session is now open! You can find it under the "Fill Your Cup!" sect… https://t.co/RyqvVLddMR
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4/3
2020
Turns out my top three hobbies are: 1) restaurants 2) bars 3) non-essential businesses
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4/2
2020
3min smile https://t.co/KnFguJR3HR
3/30
2020
Today is my birthday. It would make me happy if you read my webcomic. Everytime I update it someone asks “Why aren’… https://t.co/VthBQRpPw0
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3/29
2020
in awe of my classmates...long critical read “Coronavirus: The Hammer and the Dance” by Tomas Pueyo https://t.co/MeKj5AeCFaThis is E 180th St. station in the Bronx. This is what it’s like to NOT have the privilege of working from home. So… https://t.co/MtLCiN930M
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3/27
2020
What If Jobless U.S. Workers Were Hired to Fight Coronavirus? by @rajpanjabi in @elemental https://t.co/cXCnXF0lNk
3/24
2020
Join us tonight at 9 pm ET for #BlackComicsChat with @TonyWeaverJr! Listen live at https://t.co/tWfhIwxDw2 and chec… https://t.co/DVRMIo8rzg
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersI'm compiling a list. Could you help me identify all of the tech/entrepreneur conferences that have been moved onli… https://t.co/2HbSOGPOwn
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersCommunities NEED adequate resources. I had the immense pleasure of directing this music video w/ @edhelmshttps://t.co/IOfYECSS4H
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersThis is the reality our front line health workers are facing - we MUST get supplies I'm Worried about my Friend https://t.co/n0eayvjRubIf you can, please consider donating to get more masks to our frontline health workers fighting this war without li… https://t.co/sV4liZgF7i
3/20
2020
2/ There is not yet afaik a coordinated way in most communities to donate unused masks you may have at home, but ma… https://t.co/ZjFDpxYkVR1/ My friends who are doctors are already out of n95 masks at their hospitals. One posted on her neighborhood group… https://t.co/bxD8IuODKi
3/19
2020
Like your hand sanitizer? Thank a Latina. https://t.co/ILnBBnouJ9
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3/18
2020
Home with toddler day 1: W: Mama, draw a crocodile Me: ...✍🏽...🐊 W: No. That's an alligator. Me: 🤦🏾‍♀️🙍🏾‍♀️🤷🏾‍♀️
3/16
2020
Hell yeah. ✨🙌🏾 https://t.co/L7wQul9rWV
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3/15
2020
@karlitaliliana 😭❤️Washing your hands is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself and others from illness. Here… https://t.co/IXRdJRFmdj
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3/14
2020
I have always wondered this https://t.co/VyKyjz0klL"Being able to be small while thinking huge is one of the hallmarks of social innovators. It’s delusion in the most… https://t.co/kLv2gZwERR
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3/13
2020
@jessica_bacal Definitely not *essential* 🤔
3/8
2020
Thread https://t.co/VzEm6ap4IL
Retweeted by Laura Weidman Powers @TalibValue this is v true, and i had plans to write abt a lot of this behind the scenes stuff when i left 2040 and… https://t.co/R3uMXNRwgHI am supposed to go to a 150 person conference in Lisbon this week and it seems they are not canceling it. Would yo… https://t.co/EpGBjJtRLZ
3/7
2020
@TalibValue @tristanwalker @GoogleStartups Sorry you feel we didn't do enough for you. We were fighting hard to lif… https://t.co/CfEhocWEXB @TalibValue @Code2040 @GoogleStartups @tristanwalker The program was far from perfect but we learned a lot and impa… https://t.co/kSolbMoabL @TalibValue @Code2040 @GoogleStartups @tristanwalker Google defunded the EIR program in the middle of our 3yr partn… https://t.co/lIYOlmpDmk
3/6
2020
Scalability and replicability are important business concepts, but the subtle differences can shift strategies and… https://t.co/wjXCOVvDId
Retweeted by Laura Weidman Powers🔥 @karlitaliliana bringing some well deserved recognition to @Code2040 -- and getting some well deserved recognitio… https://t.co/MamGW2u3U1
3/2
2020
“Admit?” Like workers are the ones at fault? Nah. A better headline: “A sobering stat—late capitalism accelerates… https://t.co/00RPoCO5pm
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2/28
2020
We have to get past "case making" bc it is a distraction and a devaluation and the burden falls disproportionately… https://t.co/4oFaRIPKtfNew fave phrase: the "columbus-ing" of solutions in the impact sector, aka when white philanthropists "discover" so… https://t.co/aPHd0oxbxm#EGFellow @recomposelife offers eco-friendly funeral alternatives and burial methods. After a successful pilot stud… https://t.co/oTxDOvndbv
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersHomes in black neighborhoods are devalued by 23% (controlling for all other variables). This cripples whole communi… https://t.co/21M7YDdVNM
2/25
2020
.@eji_org in the house https://t.co/ROjsnGSuzy"oppression doesn't disappear just because you decided not to teach us that chapter" -@ClintSmithIII https://t.co/yI4pHOyFL3.@newprofit inclusive impact Summit https://t.co/Bj3KVUcGtROur Head of Impact, @laurawp offers insights on how to think about your business as you prepare to scale. Learn mor… https://t.co/wwQLv1OSld
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersYou know I have a list for you https://t.co/pHVzrOXH4xtfw you nerd out on the technicalities of pursuing social impact and @SkollFoundation and @echoinggreen agree ppl s… https://t.co/i0JnUgi8LwGreat crowd for @echoinggreen at @BowieState for #BlackInnovatorTalks series. Tomorrow @Yale. We are honored to sup… https://t.co/D1bZbCY1RS
Retweeted by Laura Weidman PowersOmw to #DC for the @newprofit Inclusive Impact Summit! 👋🏽 Looking forward to seeing my #woc #socent peeps and to he… https://t.co/KTQEz6xdGU
2/24
2020
If you're curious about what kinds of support to expect, check out this overview post from @laurawp – former NMV En… https://t.co/QwztMb3uSU
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2/18
2020
@nilofer @operaqueenie You two would ❤️ each other 😆
2/16
2020
#Progressive #startup in need of funding? Now is the moment to go for it! Get your application in before March 2 fo… https://t.co/RO2AJ1oHEK
2/13
2020
This is dumb. Thank you @operaqueenie for dissecting this but also un-thank you for bringing it to my attention. https://t.co/IxlI9SjUYS
1/21
2020

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