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Soraya Darabi
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How fast Brock swims does not lessen the severity of what happened to me, and should not lessen the severity of his punishment.
A former Stanford swimmer who sexually assaulted an unconscious women was sentenced to six months in jail because a longer sentence would have "a severe impact on him," according to a jud...
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Wabi-sabi is not the absence of beauty, but rather a reframing of it. Eschewing common Western ideals of what is beautiful, wabi-sabi seeks beauty in the flawed—in the overlooked, subtle details. At its quintessence is the idea of finding beauty imperfection—in the crevices, the wrinkles and the cracks. It’s the grit in a singing voice, the crackle of an old vinyl record, a knot in a piece of wood, a gapped-tooth grin, or the dog-eared pages of a...
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At his firm, Andreessen Horowitz, the venture capitalist routinely lays out “what will happen in the next ten, twenty, thirty years.” Credit Photograph by Joe Pugliese
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Thank you Ecouterre !
When is a T-shirt more than just another T-shirt? For ethical e-tailer Zady, the perfect topper is one that is as beautiful as the journey it took to create it. The latest in its in-house "Essentials" collection, Zady's .02 T-Shirt is as defined by its rolled-and-tacked sleeve, slightly oversize ...
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Way to go Heather and Trina of Figs! Proud of you for this glowing write-up.

link: http://www.racked.com/2016/6/27/11978780/figs-scrubs-fitted
Meet Figs, the company revolutionizing workwear for nurses
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Lifestyle destination and slow-fashion crusader Zady first spearheaded the “Sourced In” movement last year, which demanded that brands be transparent about each step of the apparel-making process and be held accountable for environmental and ethical practices. To prove that it practices what it preaches, the brand launched its own private Essentials Collection, complete with behind-the-scenes …
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Fisher talks with Fast Company about sustainable fashion and simple living at the premiere of documentary The True Cost.
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Congratulations to my friend Francine on her wonderful essay in the Huffington Post detailing the good work her organization, Same Sky, does for ex-offender women entrepreneurs in Jersey City.   
Working is critical: Many owe significant fines, court fees, and 85% of female ex-offenders have children to support. But for ex-offenders, getting a job through normal channels is next to impossible -- many lack hard skills and work experience, with...
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Co-founder of Zady.com
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Fashion, Commerce, E-Commerce, Sustainable, New Media, Media, Marketing, Social Media
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  • Zady
    Founder, 2012 - present
    google.com/+Zady
  • Foodspotting
    Co-founder, 2009 - 2012
  • The New York Times
    Manager of Digital Partnerships and Social Media, 2007 - 2009
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Minneapolis, MN - State College, PA - Washington, D.C. - Fiesole, Italy
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Co-founder of Zady -- Join the slow fashion revolution!
Introduction
Zady began with a grand vision: to combat the fast-fashion craze by providing a platform for only those companies that care about timeless style and solid construction.

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  • Georgetown University
  • The Blake School
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Soraya Elizabeth Darabi
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Creating a Healthy Relationship With Your Digital Life
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There are a million reasons not to take a vacation. Work is piling up as you read this. You can’t possibly leave your coworkers to pick up y

Compare and Despair
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Mark Twain said, “Comparison is the death of joy.” Since childhood, we’ve looked to everyone else for cues about what to do and how to live.

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Widely acclaimed to be the continent's foremost ecotourism provider, Botswana-based Wilderness Safaris operates in 9 different countries in

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Here are a few ways to navigate the seemingly overwhelming waters of holiday shopping and well, actually enjoy yourself doing so.

5 Step Guide to A Clean, Healthy Holiday Season
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