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Scroll down for a preview of the sessions at #FCFestival. More added weekly!

Session Theme Type Time More Info
Monday, October 5, 2020

Design Thinking: Discover How Imagination and Inspiration Offers Greater Success and Peace of Mind
Facilitated by NEIL CHAMBERS, Author of Urban Green: Architecture for the Future, creator of the FIT Green Entrepreneur Certification Program and co-founder of Chambers Design that uses creativity to elevate exterior spaces into lifestyle renovations that embrace quality, ecology, and community.

Creativity, DesignFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Go from Surviving to Thriving
Facilitated by CHRISTIAN LEE, Lead North America Managing Partner for SynFiny Advisors, a management consulting firm, and one of Inc. 5000’s fastest-growing companies

EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Growing Your Business Amidst Uncertainty
Facilitated by MALLA HARIDAT, award-winning entrepreneur, author, and founder of the New Designs for Life Training Company

EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Building Diverse Business Ecosystems
Facilitated by KATHEY PORTER, Author, founder and CEO, Porter Brown Associates

Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Automate Your Life: Leverage Tech to Take Back Your Time
Facilitated by JOY VALERIE CARRERA, Digital Operations Strategist and founder of CarreraDigital.io

TechFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Daily Mentoring Sessions!
 

 Mentoring9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

Making the Most of Mentoring, Virtually and In-Person
Led by MEGAN BURKE ROUDEBUSH, Founder and CEO, Keepwith

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop9:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)

Parenting Backwards
Facilitated by STEPHANIE LeBLANC-GODFREY, Global Head of Community Inclusion Programs for Women of Color at Google and the founder of Parenting Backwards

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

A Conversation with Vas Narasimhan, CEO of Novartis
Featuring VASANT NARASIMHAN, CEO, Novartis

Leadership and Inclusion, TechPanel - Main Stage10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Leading in the New Now
Facilitated by NAOMI BROWN, CEO STAR Enterprises, Inc.

Personal Development and CareerFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Global Growth Strategies
Facilitated by JEFF WUEST, CEO of SynFiny Advisors, a global business consultancy firm, which was recognized by Inc Magazine’s, Inc. 5000, and ranked in the top 500 of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies for the past two years.

EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Blockchain for the People
Facilitated by JAMAAL “CRYPTO J” SOLOMON, Owner and CEO of J.S. Tax Corporation, which provides virtual tax services, business consulting, and tax problem resolution

Social GoodFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Draw Your Future: A Simple Picture Will Change Everything
Facilitated by PATTI DOBROWOLSKI, Author of 9 Tips to Up Your Creative Genius and Drawing Solutions: How Visual Goal Setting Will Change Your Life, Founder of Up Your Creative Genius, a consulting firm that uses live drawing, game storming and disruptive innovation strategies to help companies and individuals accelerate growth and change.

Personal Development and Career, Creativity, Design, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Far Out: 3D Printing Rockets with Relativity Space
Hosted by Relativty Space

Design, Entrepreneurship, TechVirtual Visit10:30 AM - 11:15 AM (EDT)

Designing Disruption with Impossible Foods and Twitter
Featuring DANTLEY DAVIS, Chief design officer, Twitter, and GISELLE GUERRERO, VP of creative, Impossible Foods

DesignPanel - Forum11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)

In Conversation with Susan and Robert Downey Jr.
Featuring ROBERT DOWNEY JR., Actor, cofounder, Team Downey, and SUSAN DOWNEY, Cofounder, Team Downey

Creativity, TechKeynote - Main Stage11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)

Fair Play Your Way to Work-Life Integration
Led by EVE RODSKY, Author, "Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live)"

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)

Making News Above—and Below—the Fold: The Innovative Journey to the World’s First Folding PC
Presented by Lenovo
Featuring JERRY PARADISE, Vice President, Commercial Portfolio, Workstation, and Smart Office PC and Smart Devices, Lenovo, KEVIN BECK, Senior Story Technologist, Lenovo PC and Smart Devices Group, 

 Panel - Forum12:00 PM - 12:40 PM (EDT)

Art and Activism Share the Stage 
Featuring LENA WAITHE, Writer, producer, actor, and more to be announced

Creativity, EntrepreneurshipPanel - Main Stage12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)

How to Master Multitasking And Distractions In Our New Work Environment
Led by ART MARKMAN - Professor, psychology and marketing and executive director, University of Texas at Austin, IC2 Institute

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop12:30 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)

Scaling Sustainability
Featuring KATHLEEN MCLAUGHLIN, Chief Sustainability Officer and Executive Vice President, Walmart, and STUART LANDESBERG, Cofounder and CEO, Grove Collaborative

Leadership and Inclusion, Social GoodPanel - Forum1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)

Innovating AI for Humanity
Featuring FEI-FEI LI, Sequoia Professor, Computer Science Department; Denning codirector, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, Stanford University, and OLGA RUSSAKOVSKY, Assistant professor, Computer Science Department, Princeton University and TIMNIT GEBRU, Senior Research Scientist, Google

Social Good, TechPanel - Main Stage1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)

Celebrity Designer Nate Berkus on How to Make the Most of Your Home During Quarantine
Hosted by Nate Berkus

DesignVirtual Visit1:30 PM - 2:15 PM (EDT)

How to Embrace Ambition And Achieve Your Goals
Led by SHELLYE ARCHAMBEAU, Author, "Unapologetically Ambitious"

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

From the Gym to the Great Outdoors: Technology and Recreation in 2020 and Beyond
Presented by Booz Allen Hamilton
Featuring JULIE McPHERSON, Executive Vice President, Recreation.gov, Booz Allen Hamilton, CHRISTINE PUTUR, EVP, Technology & Operations, REI, KRISTEN HOLMES, Vice President, Performance, WHOOP

 Panel - Forum2:00 PM - 2:40 PM (EDT)

Music and Tech…Remixed with Scooter Braun, Jessie Reyez, and Shara Senderoff
Featuring SCOOTER BRAUN, President and partner, Raised in Space, JESSIE REYEZ, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, and SHARA SENDEROFF, President and partner, Raised in Space

Creativity, TechPanel - Main Stage2:00 PM - 2:45 PM (EDT)

Don't Stop Now: How Corporate Citizens Are Leading Purpose Beyond the Pandemic
Presented by Meals on Wheels America
Featuring SUNNY REELHORN PARR, Executive Director, The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger, Zero Waste Foundation, DALIA WILSON-SCOTT, SVP, Community Impact, Comcast Corporation, GRACE FARRAJ, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Fanatics; Executive Director, ALL IN Challenge Foundation

Social GoodPanel - Forum3:00 PM - 3:40 PM (EDT)

Common Résumé Mistakes and How to Fix Them
Led by DONNA SVEI, Executive résumé writer

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop3:30 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

Food for Thought: A New Road Map for Restaurants
Featuring CHRISTINA TOSI, Chef, founder, and CEO, Milk Bar, NICK KOKONAS, Founder & CEO, Tock Inc., JONATHAN NEMAN, Cofounder and CEO, Sweetgreen

Entrepreneurship, TechPanel - Forum4:00 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)

How To Grow in Your Career and Get a Promotion While Working Remotely
Led by DORIE CLARK, Author of "Reinventing You" and member of executive education faculty, Duke University Fuqua School of Business

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop5:00 PM - 5:30 PM (EDT)

Tech Women

TechNetworking Meetup5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

Careers

Personal Development and CareerNetworking Meetup5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

Productivity

Personal Development and CareerNetworking Meetup5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

CEO Lounge

EntrepreneurshipNetworking Meetup5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

Sip and Share Virtual Networking Cocktail Hour

 Facilitated Networking6:00 PM - 6:45 PM (EDT)
Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Flex: Manage and Motivate Different Personality Types

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

The Power of Storytelling 
Facilitated by SONIA ALLEYNE, Communications and career strategist, Co-founder of Storytellers: Words, Images, Magic, a company that helps business owners develop effective business narratives. She is also the author of I Kick Ass At Work! The Strategy Journal for Career Professionals (Hunter Publishing Group, 2020), the first journal of its kind.

Creativity, Design, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Tools for Managing People
Facilitated by KIMBERLY BERGERPresident and COO of Her Corner, an education-based company committed to helping women grow their businesses.

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Emotional Intelligence Is the Lifeblood of Effective Leadership
Facilitated by KARIMA MARIAMA-ARTHUR, Esq., Founder and CEO, WordSmithRapport 

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, DesignFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Co-Founder Corner

EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Daily Mentoring Sessions!
 

 Mentoring9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

Cover Letters, Cover Paragraphs, Cover Tweets: Conveying Maximum Value in Minimum Space
Led by MARC CENEDELLA, Founder, Ladders

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop9:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)

Paths to Entrepreneurship for Technical Women

Entrepreneurship, TechFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

The Innovator's Journey: Moving Beyond the Idea
Facilitated by CARLTON LAMAR ROBINSON, DBA  Chief Innovation Officer, JAX Chamber  

 

TechFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Designing for Now

DesignFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Negotiate Fearlessly

Personal Development and Career, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Reimagining Brand Strategy for an Uncertain Future
Facilitated by SARAH AITKEN, CMO of messaging technology company Holler, where she leads all B2B and B2C marketing initiatives. Holler currently serves over one billion messages per day and was named to Fast Company’s 2020 Most Innovative Companies list.

Personal Development and Career, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Tommy Hilfiger's Boldest Collection Yet 
Featuring TOMMY HILFIGER, Principal Designer, MARTIJN HAGMAN, CEO, Tommy Hilfiger Global

Design, Social Good, TechPanel - Main Stage10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)

Inside the labs at Dyson
Led by Dyson

 Virtual Visit10:30 AM - 11:15 AM (EDT)

Job Market 2021: What You Need to Know to Win
Led by URSULA MEAD, Founder and CEO, InHerSight

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT)

A Conversation with Janelle Monáe
Featuring JANELLE MONÁE

Creativity, Design, Social GoodKeynote - Main Stage11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)

Why Your Business Needs a Behavioral Scientist
Featuring MATT MOYNAHAN, CEO, Forcepoint,  BARBARA TVERSKY, Professor of Psychology, Emerita, Stanford University

Personal Development and Career, TechPanel - Forum11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)

Securing a Connected Future: What You Need to Know in 2021
Presented by Booz Allen Hamilton
Featuring KELLY ROZUMALSKI, Secure Connected Health Director, Booz Allen Hamilton, KEVIN TIERNEY, VP of Global Cybersecurity, GM, and Dr. ALISSA ABDULLAH, Deputy Chief Security Officer Mastercard Operations & Technology

 Panel - Forum12:00 PM - 12:40 PM (EDT)

A More Diverse Workforce: Intel's Quest for Inclusivity
Featuring BOB SWAN, CEO, Intel, and BARBARA WHYE, Chief diversity and inclusion officer and VP of social impact and human resources, Intel

Leadership and Inclusion, TechPanel - Main Stage12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)

How to Lead in a Crisis
Led by MEREDITH PARFET, Founder and CEO, Ravenyard Group

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop12:30 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)

Make Your Vote Count: Citizenship and the Remote Election
Featuring KIM WYMAN, Secretary of State of Washington, DREW MCCOY, President, Decision Desk HQ, AMBER MCREYNOLDS, CEO, National Vote at Home Institute

Leadership and Inclusion, Social GoodPanel - Forum1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)

"Hear" and Now: Podcasting and the Next Gen
Featuring DAWN OSTROFF, Chief Content and Advertising Business Officer, Spotify, ADDISON RAE, Digital Content Creator & Co-Host, Mama Knows Best podcast, RICKEY THOMPSON, Digital Content Creator & Co-Host, We Said What We Said podcast, DENZEL DION, Digital Content Creator & Co-Host, We Said What We Said podcast

Leadership and Inclusion, CreativityPanel - Main Stage1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Famed Abbey Road Studios Is Reengineering the Future
Hosted by Abbey Road Studios

Creativity, TechVirtual Visit1:30 PM - 2:15 PM (EDT)

How to Answer the Interview Questions That Trip Everyone Up
Led by JUDITH HUMPHREY, Founder, The Humphrey Group and author, Impromptu: Leading in the Moment

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

Purpose-Driven Innovation: Pfizer’s Richard Blackburn Reports From the Front Line of Medical Breakthroughs
Presented by Pfizer
Featuring RICHARD BLACKBURN, Inflammation and Immunology Division, Pfizer

 Panel - Forum2:00 PM - 2:40 PM (EDT)

Market Mover: Nasdaq's CEO, Adena Friedman, on Innovation in Capital Markets and Beyond
Featuring ADENA FRIEDMAN, CEO, Nasdaq

Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipPanel - Main Stage2:00 PM - 2:45 PM (EDT)

Innovation in Action: Creating Pathways to Financial Success in Underserved Communities
Presented by Capital One
Featuring MELISSA BRADLEY, CEO, 1863 Ventures JOSE QUINONEZ, Mission Asset Fund MARC MORIAL, National Urban League

 Panel - Forum3:00 PM - 3:40 PM (EDT)

How to Master Virtual Communication
Led by MARY CIVIELLO, President, Civiello Communications Group

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop3:30 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

Electric Rides: Inside the Future of Transportation with Specialized Bikes
Led by Specialized Bikes

Design, TechVirtual Visit4:00 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)

Putting the "Just" in Criminal Justice 
Featuring PATRISSE CULLORS, Political strategist; artist; cofounder, Black Lives Matter; founder, Reform LA Jails/Black Lives Matter Global Network, and CHESA BOUDIN, San Francisco District Attorney, JAMAAL BOWMAN, Democratic Nominee, New York's 16th Congressional District, GINA CLAYTON-JOHNSON, Founder and Executive Director, Essie Justice Group

Leadership and Inclusion, Social GoodPanel - Forum4:00 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)

How to Support Working Parents and Increase Business Performance in the Age of COVID
Led by KATICA ROY, Gender economist and CEO, Pipeline

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop5:00 PM - 5:30 PM (EDT)

Social Impact

Social GoodNetworking Meetup5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

Entrepreneurs

Leadership and InclusionNetworking Meetup5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

Diversity and Inclusion

Leadership and InclusionNetworking Meetup5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

Creatives Connect 

CreativityNetworking Meetup5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

Sip and Share Virtual Networking Cocktail Hour

 Facilitated Networking6:00 PM - 6:45 PM (EDT)
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Reclaim Your Time
Facilitated by EVE RODSKY, Author of the New York Times bestselling book Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live).

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Activating Your Allyship
Facilitated by DR. BRANDI BALDWIN, Founder, Calling All Allies Project

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Film for Change
Facilitated by SHAUN M. MATHIS, Atlanta based writer, director and co-owner of Laconic Productions.

Social GoodFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

HER Corner: Growth Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs
Facilitated by FREDERIQUE IRWIN, Founder & CEO of Her Corner, an education-based company committed to helping women grow their businesses.

EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Be a STAR: Make Yourself an Indispensable Employee
Facilitated by NAOMI BROWN, CEO STAR Enterprises, Inc.

Personal Development and CareerFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Daily Mentoring Sessions!
 

 Mentoring9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

How to Communicate Your Value to Earn Raises and Job Offers
Led by MARC CENEDELLA, Founder, Ladder

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop9:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)

Breaking into Tech

TechFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

National Geographic's Next Adventure
Featuring JEAN CASE, Chairman of the National Geographic Society and CEO of the Case Impact Network, JILL TIEFENTHALER, CEO, National Geographic Society, and COREY JASKOLSKI, Fellow, National Geographic Society

Personal Development and CareerPanel - Main Stage10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Negotiate Fearlessly

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Grow Your Brand with Video

Creativity, DesignFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Innovation

CreativityFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

What Would You Do With $1,000,000?
Facilitated by Ami Kassar

EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Innovation for the Children: How St. Jude's Fundraisers Embrace Technology
Hosted by  ALSAC

Leadership and Inclusion, TechVirtual Visit10:30 AM - 11:15 AM (EDT)

How to Master Multitasking and Distractions in Our New Work Environment
Led by ART MARKMAN, Professor, psychology and marketing and executive director, University of Texas at Austin, IC2 Institute

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT)

In Conversation with Chip and Joanna Gaines
Featuring CHIP GAINES, Cofounder, Magnolia Network, and JOANNA GAINES, Cofounder, Magnolia Network

Creativity, EntrepreneurshipKeynote - Main Stage11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)

The Sound and the Fury: How Bad Audio Affects Our Emotional Well-Being in a WFH World
Presented by EPOS
Featuring JESPER KOCK, Vice President of Research & Development, EPOS, Dr. ERICA WALKER, Founder of Community Noise Lab at the BUSPH JOEL BECKERMAN, Founder & Composer of Man Made Music

TechPanel - Forum12:00 PM - 12:40 PM (EDT)

Connected World: A Conversation with Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg
Featuring HANS VESTBERG, CEO, Verizon

Leadership and Inclusion, TechPanel - Main Stage12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)

How to Lead in a Crisis
Led by MEREDITH PARFET, Founder and CEO, Ravenyard Group

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop12:30 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)

Biodefense as a Way of Life: Preparing for the Next Pandemic
Featuring HON. ANDY WEBER, Senior Fellow, Council on Strategic Risks, and DR. MEGAN MURRAY, Ronda Stryker and William Johnston Professor of Global Health/Harvard Medical School

Leadership and Inclusion, TechPanel - Forum1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)

MasterClass's Greenthumbs: The CEO and the Hitmaker
Featuring RON FINLEY, Founder, Ron Finley Project, and DAVID ROGIER, Cofounder and CEO, MasterClass

Entrepreneurship, Social GoodPanel - Main Stage1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)

Quantum Leap: Mindblowing Computing with IBM Research
Led by IBM Research

TechVirtual Visit1:30 PM - 2:15 PM (EDT)

How Gen Z Can Figure Out Their Next Move in a COVID World
Led by ANYA DUA, Founder and president, Gen Z Identity Lab

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

Purpose-Driven Tech: An Inside Look at How 5G Is Changing and Shaping Society
Presented by Verizon
Featuring DIEGO SCOTTI, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Verizon GLENN CANTAVE, Founder & CEO, Movers & Shakers NYC JOHN LONG, CTO, Qwake Technologies

TechPanel - Forum2:00 PM - 2:40 PM (EDT)

The Innovation Advantage: How Large Organizations Can Launch New Ideas at Startup Speed
Presented by Capital One
Featuring JENNIFER LOPEZ, VP of Product Development & Head of Innovation Labs, Capital One DAVID ECHEGOYEN, General Manager, Membership, Walmart MIKE PELL, Envisioneer, The Microsoft Garage

 Panel - Forum3:00 PM - 3:35 PM (EDT)

Common Résumé Mistakes and How to Fix Them
Led by DONNA SVEI, Executive résumé writer

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop3:30 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

The Flavor of Change: At Ben & Jerry's, Activism Is a Core Ingredient
Hosted by Ben & Jerry's

Social GoodVirtual Visit4:00 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)

Our Brains on Constant Tech
Featuring JARON LANIER, JEREMY BAILENSEN, EMMA WILLIAMS

Personal Development and CareerPanel - Forum4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

Eliminating Microaggressions and Building Anti-Racist Workplaces
Led by DORIANNE ST FLEUR, Racial equity coach and strategist, Dorianne St Fleur Consulting

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop5:00 PM - 5:30 PM (EDT)

Work-Life

Personal Development and Career, WellnessNetworking Meetup5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

Leadership Think Tank

Leadership and InclusionNetworking Meetup5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

Co-founder's Corner

EntrepreneurshipNetworking Meetup5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

Innovation Hub

Creativity, Design, TechNetworking Meetup5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

Sip and Share Virtual Networking Cocktail Hour

 Facilitated Networking6:00 PM - 6:45 PM (EDT)
Thursday, October 8, 2020

Deconstructing Human Capital
Facilitated by ACQUILLA E. LEON-SOON, Visionary, founder, and chief executive officer of ATS + Partners (ATS), an organizational development and leadership strategy firm serving mission-driven organizations. Her firm has worked with organizations nationally to reshape and reimagine their workforce capabilities.

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Create Passive Income

EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Draw Your Future

Personal Development and Career, Creativity, Design, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Kick Ass at Work
Facilitated by SONIA ALLEYNE, Communications and career strategist, Co-founder of Storytellers: Words, Images, Magic, a company that helps business owners develop effective business narratives. She is also the author of I Kick Ass At Work! The Strategy Journal for Career Professionals (Hunter Publishing Group, 2020), the first journal of its kind.

Personal Development and CareerFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Think AI for Customer Support is All Hype? Let's Explore.
Facilitated by BROOKE MARKEVICIUS, Founder AND CEO of Allobee, an all-encompassing business solution for small businesses and startups.  Her company supports clients with support, visibility, and growth through tech support, automation, development, and digital marketing.

TechFacilitated Networking9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Daily Mentoring Sessions!
 

 Mentoring9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

Embracing and Solving Conflict in the Workplace
Led by JENNIFER GOLDMAN-WETZLER, Founder and CEO, Alignment Strategies Group

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop9:30 AM - 10:10 AM (EDT)

Making Clean Beauty Truly Safe: A Conversation with Michelle Pfeiffer
Featuring MICHELLE PFEIFFER, Actor, founder, Henry Rose

Creativity, EntrepreneurshipPanel - Main Stage10:00 AM - 10:40 AM (EDT)

Time Management and the Discipline to Focus 
Facilitated by FREDERIQUE IRWIN, Founder & CEO of Her Corner, an education-based company committed to helping women grow their businesses.

Personal Development and Career, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Marketing ROI
Facilitated by KIMBERLY BERGERPresident and COO of Her Corner, an education-based company committed to helping women grow their businesses.

EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Wellness for Professionals 
Facilitated by LESLIE GARCIA, LCSW, Founder of Counseling Space PC, a wellness counseling practice guiding and teaching professionals how to prioritize their wellness and tackle the stress that could block their success.

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and Inclusion, Entrepreneurship, WellnessFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Pre-production Tips for Efficient Shoots

Creativity, TechFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Irrational Loyalty: Reimagine Your Brand for a Turbulent World 
Facilitated by DEB GABOR, founder and CEO of Sol Marketing, a strategy-led marketing firm obsessed with solving major business and marketing problems for clients in every industry. Companies throughout the world use Deb’s Brand Values Pyramid, Ideal Customer Archetype, and “Brand Swagger Questions” to align their teams and articulate their brands to audiences.

Creativity, EntrepreneurshipFacilitated Networking10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

It's a Rainforest Out There: How Four Paws Readies Orphan Orangutans to Return to their Natural Homes
Hosted by Four Paws Oragutan School

Social GoodVirtual Visit10:30 AM - 11:15 AM (EDT)

How to Make a Great Impression in a Video Interview
Led by JUDITH HUMPHREY, Founder, The Humphrey Group and author, Impromptu: Leading in the Moment

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT)

Words Matter: Malala Yousafzai and Jessica Ewing on the Power of Books and Community
Featuring MALALA YOUSAFZAI and JESSICA EWING, CEO, Literati

Personal Development and Career, Creativity, Social GoodKeynote - Main Stage11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)

Good Service: Bringing and Innovation and Talent to the Public Sector
Featuring ERIC SCHMIDT, Former CEO & Chairman, Google, and Co-Founder, Schmidt Futures, SUSAN PENFIELD, Chief Innovation Officer, Booz Allen Hamilton and GINA RAIMONDO, Governor of Rhode Island

Entrepreneurship, TechPanel - Forum11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)

The Future Is...Travel: Where Do We Go From Here?
Presented by Honeywell

 Panel - Forum12:00 PM - 12:40 PM (EDT)

United States of Innovation: A Conversation with Amy Klobuchar and Steve Case
Featuring STEVE CASE, Chairman and CEO, Revolution, and AMY KLOBUCHAR, U.S. senator from Minnesota

 Panel - Main Stage12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)

Eliminating Microaggressions and Building Anti-Racist Workplaces
Led by DORIANNE ST FLEUR, Racial equity coach and strategist, Dorianne St Fleur Consulting

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop12:30 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)

Retail Reborn: Emerging Lessons From Today’s New Marketplace 
Featuring ARTEMIS PATRICK, Global chief merchandising officer and executive vice president, Sephora, SCOTT CUTLER, CEO, StockX, and JULIE BORNSTEIN, Founder and CEO, The Yes

Design, TechPanel - Forum1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)

Resetting Expectations: How to Lead Through Rapidly Changing Times
Featuring AARON LEVIE, CEO, cofounder, and chairman, Box, and JENNIFER TEJADA, CEO and chairperson, PagerDuty

Personal Development and Career, Leadership and InclusionPanel - Main Stage1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)

Special Deliveries: A look at how automation is changing the face of logistics at UPS
Hosted by UPS 

 Virtual Visit1:30 PM - 2:15 PM (EDT)
 Leadership and Inclusion, Entrepreneurship, Social Good 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

Closing the Racial Wealth Gap 
Featuring MARK MASON, Chief financial officer, Citi

Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipPanel - Main Stage2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

Job Market 2021: What You Need to Know to Win
Led by URSULA MEAD, Founder and CEO, InHerSight

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

Tapping Innovation and Design: Inside the Push to Provide Safe Water
Presented by Kohler Co.

 Panel - Forum2:00 PM - 2:40 PM (EDT)

Customer Playbook 2021: What’s Changed and What’s Stayed the Same in Our “New Normal”
Presented by Facebook

 Panel - Forum3:00 PM - 3:40 PM (EDT)

Reimagining Your Career for an Uncertain World
Led by TOMAS CHAMORRO-PREMUZIC, Chief talent scientist, ManpowerGroup

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop3:30 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

Distillery Tour: Uncle Nearest whiskey is a tribute to the first known African-American master distiller, Nathan "Nearest" Green
Hosted by Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey

Creativity, Social GoodVirtual Visit4:00 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)

Designing a Better Future After COVID-19
Featuring VANESSA CHO, Design partner, GV, GARY HUSTWIT, Founder, Scenic, ANDREW IBRAHIM, Senior principal and chief medical officer, HOK's Healthcare practice, BOBBY C. MARTIN JR., Cofounder, Champions Design

Design, TechPanel - Forum4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

Lean Startup

EntrepreneurshipNetworking Meetup5:00 PM (EDT)

Remote Work Best Practices for Both Managers and Employees
Led by HAILLEY GRIFFIS, Head of public relations, Buffer, and  CAROLYN KOPPRASCH, Chief of special projects, Buffer

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop5:00 PM - 5:30 PM (EDT)

Driven by Design

DesignNetworking Meetup5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

Personal Development

Personal Development and CareerNetworking Meetup5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

Tech Founders

TechNetworking Meetup5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

Sip and Share Virtual Networking Cocktail Hour

 Facilitated Networking6:00 PM - 6:45 PM (EDT)
Friday, October 9, 2020

Redesigning Life and Work for a New World
Led by AYSE BIRSEL, Cofounder and creative director, Birsel+Seck

Personal Development and Career, DesignWorkshop9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (EDT)

Beauty in the Extreme: A Conversation with Trixie Mattel
Featuring TRIXIE MATTEL, Drag superstar, TV personality, cosmetics entrepreneur, musician, comedian, author, and digital influencer

Creativity, Social GoodPanel - Main Stage10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Fighting Global Hunger with Regenerative Agriculture
Hosted by Heifer International

Social GoodVirtual Visit10:30 AM - 11:15 AM (EDT)

Making the Most of Mentoring, Virtually and In-Person
Led by MEGAN BURKE ROUDEBUSH, Founder and CEO, Keepwith

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT)

TikTok You Don't Stop
Featuring KATIE PURIS, Managing director of global business marketing, TikTok, CHRIS DENSON, Innovation advocate, author, and host, Crush Industries

Creativity, TechPanel - Forum11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)

Channeling Connection: A Conversation with Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield
Featuring STEWART BUTTERFIELD, Cofounder and CEO, Slack

Leadership and Inclusion, TechPanel - Main Stage11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)

The New Space Race
Presented by Booz Allen Hamilton

 Panel - Forum12:00 PM - 12:40 PM (EDT)

Leading From the Roots: Understanding What Motivates the New Class of Progressive Political Leaders
Featuring MONDAIRE JONES, Democratic nominee, New York's 17th Congressional District, and PRAMILA JAYAPAL, Congresswoman

 Panel - Main Stage12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)

Inclusive Leadership
Led by DR SHIRLEY DAVIS, President, SDS Global Enterprises

Leadership and InclusionWorkshop12:30 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)

Mental Notes: Navigating the Digital Age of Emotional Wellness 
Featuring DAN HARRIS, Cofounder, Ten Percent Happier, and DR. CONNIE CHEN, Chief Medical Officer, Lyra Health

Leadership and Inclusion, Social GoodPanel - Forum1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Speaking Out: What to Do When Office Culture Gets Too Toxic
Featuring FRANCOISE BROUGHER, Former COO, Pinterest

Social GoodPanel - Main Stage1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Behind the scenes with America's Test Kitchen
Hosted by America's Test Kitchen 

CreativityVirtual Visit1:30 PM - 2:15 PM (EDT)

How Gen Z Can Figure Out Their Next Move in a COVID World
Led by ANYA DUA, Founder and president- Gen Z Identity Lab

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

How to Foster Innovation in a Remote Working World
Presented by PepsiCo

 Panel - Forum2:00 PM - 2:40 PM (EDT)

Leveling the Playing Field: How to Break Down the Barriers of Health Inequity
Presented by Boston Scientific

 Panel - Forum3:00 PM - 3:40 PM (EDT)

The Art of Negotiation: How to Get Paid What You’re Worth Even When Budgets Are Tight
Led by JANE BARRATT, chief advocacy officer, MX

Personal Development and CareerWorkshop3:30 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

Let Them Lead: Cultivating an Employee-First Culture
Featuring ANEEL BHUSRI, Cofounder and CEO, Workday, and ELLEN KULLMAN, President and CEO, Carbon

Leadership and Inclusion, EntrepreneurshipPanel - Forum4:00 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)