Forget skincare: This wellness brand’s superfood supplements promise to deliver beauty from the inside out

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Golde’s superfood lattes and powdered drinks are now staples at both Sephora and Target. Trinity Mouzon Wofford planned to be a doctor. She went to New York University to study medicine with a holistic lens, inspired by a lifetime of education and care for her mother’s severe autoimmune disease. But when insurance stood in the way of her mother’s ability to see her doctor of choice, Wofford decided to pivot. Read Full Story

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Gifts to brighten up your mom’s quarantine life

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You can’t take your mom to brunch for Mother’s Day. From jigsaw puzzles to monogrammed stationery, these gifts are designed to bridge the gap between you and her. Mother’s Day is around the corner, but this year, it’s harder than usual to celebrate. I’m lucky enough to live 10 minutes away from my mother, but I haven’t seen her in person since the stay-at-home orders kicked in, except to deliver her groceries from a safe distance. Ordinarily, we’d go out for a fabulous brunch or have an elaborate home-cooked dinner at home. The best I can do under these circumstances is deliver a thoughtful present that will cheer her up in the midst of this seemingly interminable period of social distancing. Read Full Story

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Compass IPO day: CEO Robert Reffkin on how his mom inspired him to launch the real estate unicorn

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“She didn’t give up. She became an agent. I saw, through that, [that] agents are greatest group of entrepreneurs.” Robert Reffkin’s mother inspired him to found a real estate company that uses to technology to help its agents succeed. Ruth Reffkin sold real estate for years, including years when she was raising him as a single mother, disowned by her white family for having an interracial relationship. He watched how she struggled to do her job with as many as nine different third-party tools. Read Full Story

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The rise of ‘frugal design’—and what it reveals about the future of innovation

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COVID-19 forced doctors around the world to get creative with their supplies. Dr. Msandeni Chiume Kayuni found herself in the middle of a supply crisis as COVID-19 spread to Africa in April 2020. As head of pediatrics at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi, her team faced a critical shortage of N95 and regular surgical face masks. Nurses and doctors were striking. Read Full Story

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See Jane Goodall’s new kids’ decor line with Crate & Barrel

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Jane Goodall launches a collection with Crate & Barrel to get kids thinking about the environment as early as possible. Here, she talks to us about the collection, why capitalism is broken, and how children can help save the planet. When I talk to Dr. Jane Goodall, she’s sitting in her childhood home in Bournemouth, on the south coast of England, where four generations of her family have lived. The 86-year-old primatologist is wearing a Patagonia jacket and sitting in front of a bookshelf displaying black-and-white pictures of her mother. Read Full Story

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