The Case for Optimism: A Conversation with Drew Barrymore

Monday, September 27 / 11:00 AM EST

Drew Barrymore speaks with Fast Company editor-in-chief Stephanie Mehta about her burgeoning media empire, including her eponymous talk show, which debuted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coupledom and Beyond: A Conversation with Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre Elba

Tuesday, September 28 / 11:00 AM EST

On their podcast, the Elbas interview compelling couples about “the complexities of living a shared life.” Now it is our turn to ask them about their individual and shared projects, and how they navigate their partnership.

Empowerment for all with Allyson Felix and Athleta's Mary Beth Laughton

Wednesday, September 29 / 11:00 AM EST

Allyson Felix, America’s most decorated track Olympian, and Mary Beth Laughton, who has steered Athleta for two years, are embracing new paths to empowerment. They’ll highlight their childcare fund for athletes competing in 2021 and other initiatives aimed at elevating the athlete in everyone.


Thursday, September 30 / 11:00 AM EST

A keynote conversation with the new head of Amazon Web Services, the e-commerce giant’s cloud-computing business.

mastering scale and creativity with reid hoffman and june cohen

Friday, October 1 / 11:00 AM EST

Reid Hoffman is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist who had to embrace creativity to launch his Masters of Scale podcast. June Cohen is a content creator-turned-founder. They share the lessons they’ve learned creating—and scaling—a media brand with mass business appeal.