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Farai Chideya

WATCH: Journalist Talks Race Relations And Her 'Black Tiger Mother'

Posted 06.28.2013 | Impact

Farai Chideya has been to 47 U.S. states, 25 countries and has led a successful 20 year career as a journalist and writer. But the source for much of ...

Networking... Ladies, You're Doing it All Wrong

XPRIZE | Posted 08.18.2013 | Women

By Kristen Van Nest Kristen Van Nest is an editorial director of Singularity University's Innovating Women project. What motivated me to join the edi...

Show Some Respect For The Innovating Women Reshaping Technology And Entrepreneurship

XPRIZE | Posted 08.03.2013 | Women

By Farai Chideya Farai has covered Presidential elections, natural disasters, and dictatorships -- as well as the arts and technology -- in a two-deca...

Show Some Respect! Innovating Women Are Reshaping the World

Farai Chideya | Posted 07.10.2013 | Technology
Farai Chideya

Don't you want to see a world where women succeed in innovation and entrepreneurship, not just on behalf of other women but on behalf of the entire planet?

Why I'm Leaving Journalism... For Now

Farai Chideya | Posted 09.25.2011 | Media
Farai Chideya

"I feel very free to reinvent myself." These words are written in Magic Marker on one of those huge Post-It notes the size of a signboard. It hangs i...

How Does It Feel to Be a Black, Female, Single Problem?

Farai Chideya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Farai Chideya

It's open season on black womanhood. Nightline became the latest media outlet to tackle the issue of why black women aren't married. The problem is not the topic, but the approach.

Reconstructing Haiti: The Role of the Diaspora in the Process Ahead

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Arlene M. Roberts

There is that old saying, "It takes a village to raise a child." In the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti, the refrain can now be adapted to read,...

Michael as Memory

Farai Chideya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Farai Chideya

When my girl scout troop had a party I brought Stevie Wonder; my friend brought Michael Jackson's Off the Wall, which was everything you needed to know about uncool, and cool.

Iran + Twitter = Trust, But Don't Verify

Farai Chideya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Farai Chideya

Have we lost our ever-loving minds trying to pretend we know what's going on in 140 words or less, especially when it comes to geopolitics, specifically Iran?

Twitter...Life in 140 Characters or Less

Brooke-Sidney Gavins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brooke-Sidney Gavins

And as interesting (or not) as this whole conversation about what Twitter is, the better question to ask is why are people using it? Why has Twitter caught on?

Scarborough: "Media People Are Living In Fear" This Election Season

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough appeared on "Real Time with Bill Maher" Friday and explained the culture of fear that permeates the news business d...