Megan Rapinoe wants your Zoom calls to be about changing the world

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Soccer stars and re—inc co-founders Megan Rapinoe, left, and Christen Press, right, start a conversation with their Reset The Table cards.
Soccer stars and re—inc co-founders Megan Rapinoe, left, and Christen Press, right, start a conversation with their Reset The Table cards.

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By Rebecca Ruiz

If you’re stumped on how to spend your next family Zoom call, Megan Rapinoe has a provocative idea: start a conversation about how you’d like to change the status quo.

This is harder ice to break than, say, launching into a round of Mad Libs or sports trivia, but Rapinoe is offering both a suggestion and a solution. 

The World Cup champion and three of her current and former teammates — Christen Press, Tobin Heath, and Meghan Klingenberg — just debuted a deck of conversation cards called Reset The Table

The deck, which costs $25, comes with 21 letter-pressed cards divided into five themes: revolt, rediscover, reimagine, redefine, renew. Each card contains a question like, “If you could shake up any industry right now, which one would it be?” or “What revolutionaries from the past do you admire? Which of their qualities do you wish to embody today?”

Rapinoe says the quartet developed a version of the deck last year, when hosting an event for their lifestyle brand re—inc. The participants’ positive response to the conversation-starting prompts convinced the group to “scale the idea … of getting people to think about and talk about these questions.” 

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