Equality Versus Equity

Neither is a full solution.

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The notion of everyone being treated fairly, equally, and having equal opportunities to thrive and succeed is an ideal we can all agree is a positive one. As soon as we take one step forward away from the base concept, however, the challenges and troubles start almost immediately.

How do we define what is fair? How do we define what does or does not disqualify someone…

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A professional dancer, choreographer, theatre creator, and featured TEDx speaker with an honours degree in psychology, two black belts, and a lap-top.

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A professional dancer, choreographer, theatre creator, and featured TEDx speaker with an honours degree in psychology, two black belts, and a lap-top.

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