While female-founded companies are attracting more venture capital, their share of the pot was 1.9% last year, and has been stuck around 2% for more than a decade.
“It is part of our culture — looking good”: Black skiers model latest winter style in Vail fashion show
Models assembled outfits from dozens of racks of clothing, supplied by four vendors, at the National Brotherhood of Skiers annual summit.
“Party with a purpose:” Black skiers return to national summit each year for camaraderie, connection
Fifty years after inception, National Brotherhood of Skiers members said they’re working to attract younger members.
Colorado’s ski industry is seeing growing interest in uphilling from an unlikely demographic
More than 220 people dove into uphill skiing at the National Brotherhood of Skiers’ 50th annual summit in Vail, which promotes diversity in winter sports
Opinion: The Oscars took the collective breath away from people with disabilities. And not in a good way.
Perhaps you caught the Academy Awards on a Sunday last month, when glass ceilings crumbled amidst necessary and deserved representation of diverse artists. Nine of 20 acting nominees were BIPOC performers. The first female of color won an Oscar for directing. The first Black stylists won for best makeup and hairstyling. It’s no endpoint, but […]
The first two efforts to defund police in Colorado quickly failed. Will a push at CU be the first to succeed?
Massive protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death led to legislation to curb police brutality in Colorado. But two high-profile efforts to “defund” or reshape police departments and security forces have failed. The Denver City Council and the board overseeing the Regional Transportation District this month rejected reappropriating law enforcement dollars to mental health […]
Shifting cultural winds amplify calls to rename Colorado’s peaks, valleys and creeks
The statues are falling. The old guard is rapidly fading. And the names, they are a-changin’. As centuries of embedded discrimination erupt in sea-to-plain calls for change, an atlas of geographic locations has appeared in the crosshairs. In Colorado, a host of peaks, valleys, creeks and mesas are poised for renaming as Gov. Jared Polis […]
It’s not just Colorado’s mountains: Outdoor industry brands, climbing routes also targeted for name changes
The shifting consciousness behind the renaming of peaks is spreading into marketing and other aspects of the outdoor culture. “It’s interesting, when we hear people talk about the stories of the land they never are telling the original story of the land,” said Renee Hutchens, a Denver mountain biker of Navajo descent who recently started […]