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Funding the Revolution

There are 157,821 women-owned businesses in Minnesota, generating $24.6 billion of receipts. Of privately held businesses, 33.0% are women-owned. Source: National Women’s Business Council, 2012 data

  • 09/25/2019
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Healthy Self, Healthy Planet

The moment we say, ‘we don’t need this bug, we don’t need this plant,’ the system starts to weaken. If this happens again and again, the system collapses. Every time we have excluded a person or group of people, it has been at our own peril. We will have a viable future only when diverse knowledge, skills, attitudes, and cultural understanding are brought to the table.

  • 09/25/2019
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Entrepreneurial Vision

My commitment with Revolution is to invest in entrepreneurs outside of traditional tech hubs.

  • 09/25/2019
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Picture Impact: A New Approach to Global Relief

When Dr. Helzi Noponen was a visiting professor at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs from 2005 to 2008, she

  • 09/25/2019
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Motivational Reads

“Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good,” by adrienne maree brown How do we make social justice a pleasurable path

  • 09/25/2019
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Tear Down the Walls

The Community as Our School As a former member of the Minneapolis School Board and former executive director of AchieveMpls,

  • 09/25/2019
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Voices of Vision

commentary of everyday women about building the future

  • 09/25/2019
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Co-Creating the Future

“My vision of any future that we might have is that it will be led by women.”—Alice Walker

  • 09/24/2019
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The Future Is Now

In 2008, I was running the Headwaters Foundation for Justice when the stock market crashed. Our strategic plan, which was

  • 09/24/2019
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Killer Drive

Only 50 years after women were given the right to vote, and four years after the U.S. Civil Rights Movement,

  • 09/24/2019
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The Myth of Capitalism

The glue that holds us together as human communities, the understanding that we are all connected to and responsible for each other, has been rendered invisible by the myth of the heroic, self-sufficient individual.

  • 09/24/2019
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Visionaries of the Past

In this year of celebrating the ratification of the 19th Amendment, we honor those who have built platforms for women

  • 09/23/2019