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Jenn Roberts, Equity & Inclusion Lead, hosts USBC webinar

Join the USBC and Jennifer Roberts on Wednesday, September 19, from 2-3:30 p.m. ET for the next webinar in the Power Tools for Coalitions Webinar Series, to discuss the "Make the Breast Pump Not Suck" Hackathon and Policy Summit. The summit was convened at the MIT Media Lab in April 2018 for two days of dynamic conversation and exercises focused on expanding access to equitable paid leave. The event stressed taking a systems-based lens for change, e.g. hacking technology but also hacking narratives, policies and other systemic barriers to breastfeeding. A core principle of the convening was centering equity and elevating the voices of those most often left out of "hacking" technological problems, particularly of parents of color, parents from the LGBTQIA community, and low-wage workers. In this webinar, we will be discussing the successes and challenges of designing a space that encouraged equitable design and the lessons learned from the Hackathon & Policy Summit.