wapppHKS3/3 Kesha became the first person of color in history to represent Burlington. During her time in the legislature, Kesha served on several committees, including Ways & Means; Housing & Military Affairs; and as Vice-Chair of Natural Resources & Energy.
wapppHKS2/3 In 2006, Kesha got her start in politics when introducing Bernie Sanders and Barack Obama at Ira Allen Chapel in Burlington. Then-Senator Barack Obama encouraged her to run for office. Two years later Kesha was elected to the Vermont House of Representatives.
wapppHKSUsing @OECD data, @Harvard College Data Analytics Group was tasked to track & help visualize specific policy responses countries implemented to strengthen their health systems. Explore how health systems around the world performed before & after #COVID19: t.co/Hrq9TQ4vRK
wapppHKSWhat WAPPP is reading: "Blindspot" by psychologists @banaji & Anthony Greenwald explains the science of unconscious bias. The authors challenge readers to become more aware of their bias, thereby reducing its effect. t.co/TTgoIyguAY
wapppHKSHow do gender & race stereotypes impact the advancement of scholars in #STEM? This #GenderActionPortal study finds intersectional stereotypes about gender and race hinder the advancement of women, Latinx people, and African Americans in STEM.
wapppHKS"So yes, it is a huge ruling. But it is also a limited ruling, in the sense that most Supreme Court rulings are."-- @DrTPM underscoring the work that still needs to be done for the LGBTQ community, including access to health care, housing and other rights t.co/QVMZnL18XL
wapppHKS56 years ago today, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was enacted. In a major victory for LGBTQ rights, SCOTUS recently ruled the language of that bill, which prohibits sex discrimination, applies to discrimination based on sexual orientation & gender identity
wapppHKS"The individual mind sits in society. And the connection between mind and society is an extremely important one that should not be forgotten."-- @banaji
Listen to @NPR@HiddenBrain's podcast for research about the mind of the village & our implicit biases t.co/V9luG748Ic
wapppHKS#GenderActionPortal study of young female econ professors finds that #mentorship can help increase the number of their likelihood of staying in academia and of receiving tenure at a top 30 or 50 economics program in the world.
wapppHKSStarting out your career is a formative, fragile time — in the best of circumstances. It’s even more challenging during the intersecting crises we’re living through. @HBR pulled together perspectives & practical advice for women entering the workforce now.