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The Podcast

055: Brittney Balestra Celebrates Womxn in Colorado Springs

The Colorado Springs Independent, a local newspaper, released a poll asking its readers to vote for their favorite baristas in the area. The list failed to include any womxn in a community overflowing with amazing womxn coffee professionals. Brittney Balestra of Third Space Coffee noticed, and decided to do something about it. Today we talk with Brittney about exclusion in your community, what defines a great barista, and how she single handedly challenged her city’s local newspaper.

To vote for your favorite womxn coffee professional, go here:

Ashley Rodriguez