Interview: Antionette Carroll, TED Fellow and Founder of Creative Reaction Lab

Guidance on design, equity, community and being OK with failure

“Mistakes will be a part of everything you do, and you’ll be OK with it. Failure will be a part of you, and you’ll be OK with that.”

Techies Project by Photographer Helena Price

Unique perspectives of Silicon Valley life, told through 100 interviews and portraits

The two words “Silicon Valley” immediately stir up stereotypes, stigma and maybe an HBO show. The name has become a cultural reflex, and that’s what photographer Helena Price wants to change with her ambitious, large-scale portrait and interview series. Techies Project, launched today, is a collection of 100 in-depth interviews that breaks this idea of the “sameness” plaguing the area. Turning the camera toward those …

HANNAH: A Magazine Celebrating Black Women

Founder Qimmah Saafir on why this new publication is so important

Qimmah Saafir founded her magazine HANNAH (now funding on Kickstarter) not purely from passion, but also necessity. Saafir believes that, while a narrative around black women exists, it’s not diverse, wholly inclusive or voiced by the women themselves. Pragmatically and thoughtfully, she has taken the issue into her own hands and created a beautifully designed publication that celebrates black women through essays, interviews, op-eds, fashion …