Join us for a conversation about Anand Giridharadas' book Winners Take All. Most people recognize that the global reach of corporations, technology, and free markets have not brought their promised benefits to the vast majority of Americans and others in advanced countries around the world. Yet we continue to ask for solutions from these entities and systems. Giridharadas questions the assumptions and the approaches of the elite in charge, exposes how efforts toward change maintain the status quo, and offers a thought-provoking perspective for people who want to move the world in the direction of change.
How do we know what we know? How does our background and training influence our ability to recognize the truth? What unique factors influence women’s relationship to knowledge? How can women move from being silenced or relying on the opinions of others to a dynamic ability to reason critically while retaining a strong sense of one’s own intuitive knowing?