An epic story of science, white-passing, and class privilege.

Twin brothers Igor and Grichka Bogdanoff passed away from Covid-19 six days apart, late December 2021 and early January 2022.

They had been in the French public eye for over four decades, hosting shows that aimed and largely succeeded at making science more popular, fun, and accessible. …

Set your role model free. Discharge them from their duties. It’s better for them. And for you, too.

I come from a community where less than 10% of a generation makes it to university. Within the female population, this number drops under 5%.

Yet, I was able to pursue higher education in very selective programs in Africa and Europe before starting a career that would have been unimaginable…

Coup de projecteur sur un angle mort de la Fête du Travail

Aujourd’hui, devant le défilé des travailleurs, je pense aux femmes de par le monde, écrasée par le poids du travail domestique, “invisibilisé” mais indispensable.

Ce travail qui a permis à Adam Smith d’écrire sur la main invisible du marché, sans se demander quelle main préparait les repas qui lui étaient…

How patriarchy tried to trick me into shutting up.

young diverse group of women dancing in ballet outfits

I called out patriarchy in Paris; it replied, “In Africa, it’s worse.”

I called out patriarchy in Abidjan; it replied, “In Niger, it’s worse.”

I called out patriarchy in Niamey, it replied, “In the village, it is worse.”

In the village…

How a real dashboard could improve our writing and overall experience on Medium.

Back in the days when I was a management consultant, my colleagues and I would spend hours fine-tuning a stakeholder power map and drafting talking points accordingly before any significant interaction with a prospect or a client.

A power map or stakeholder map is a fundamental tool in project management…

Fati Hassane

“I stood at the border, stood at the edge, and claimed it as central.” Stories in good French and decent English.

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