Afro-Latina AI and Spain’s Supermarket Cooperative: Inside tw:in’s March Newsletter

Every month our global spotters network, tw:in, sends out a newsletter highlighting the most thought-provoking innovations shared by the community. Like what you see? Join tw:in to access hundreds more bright ideas, and to share on-the-ground findings of your own. Here are the top innovations shared on tw:in this month. Enjoy! 




🇪🇸 First cooperative supermarket is launched in Barcelona

This cooperative project enables Barcelona city residents to eat healthy, fresh, and local food, at a relatively affordable price. To become a member, consumers simply pay a one-off EUR 90 fee and pledge to work in the store for three hours per month. Here’s what tw:in community member Judit Sáez has to say:

Screen Shot 2022-02-25 at 11.21.29"Change and transforming business as usual doesn’t have to be a huge quest with a worldwide reach. Starting small, with a committed group of people, experiencing collaboration and interdependence makes a true impact on each person and works towards the real challenge we’re facing nowadays - behavioral shift."



🇧🇷 Six-month journey to rethink digital wellbeing

Brazilian content accounts are coming together to help social media users reflect on how they can have an active role in managing screen time and its effects on their emotions.



🤖 Introducing C.L.Ai.R.A. the first bilingual, Afro-Latina AI

In a field dominated by men, C.L.Ai.R.A's purpose is to invite more humans that look like her to learn about AI and feel like they also belong in tech.



🇪🇪 Estonia's capital introduces digital mobility tool 

This tool makes it possible to anticipate transport problems and understand their causes, allowing the city’s transport network to operate more efficiently. 



🇺🇸 LIFEWTR’s new campaign amplifies Black digital content creators

LIFEWTR is leveraging the powers of marketing and technology to empower Black artists, by promoting the wave of artistic expression that emerged in response to the Black Lives Matter movement. 


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