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Renaming Yawkey Way: The power of sports in social justice

Renaming Yawkey Way: The power of sports in social justice

Amid escalating racial tension across the nation, Red Sox principal owner John Henry advocated for the renaming of Yawkey Way—the well-known Boston street outside Fenway Park named after former team owner Tom Yawkey. While Yawkey was at the helm, the Red Sox were the last team in Major League Baseball to integrate. The team passed on … Continued

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Northeastern architecture aluma Juliet Chun strives for equity in the design profession

Northeastern architecture aluma Juliet Chun strives for equity in the design profession

Learn about Juliet Chun’s journey as a designer and how she founded the Girl UNinterrupted project. Juliet Chun: The mission of the project is to further enhance equity within the profession, while connecting knowledge between young designers and experienced leaders. What can younger staff do to jump start their careers? What kind of mentorship do they need? … Continued

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Looking Through the Glass Ceiling: Symposium Examines State of Women’s Advancement

Looking Through the Glass Ceiling: Symposium Examines State of Women’s Advancement

How far have women advanced in the fields of leadership, entrepreneurship, and public policy? It’s a question that a half-day symposium at Northeastern sought to answer Friday. The answer, based on presentations by a wide-ranging group of stakeholders, seems to be that while progress has certainly been made, there’s still a long way to go. … Continued

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