Come Connect with Yelp’s Women Tech Leaders and Allies on 2/11
Yelp and PowerToFly are all about connecting people with the larger community. That's why PowerToFly is excited to announce an opportunity to connect YOU with Yelp's women tech leaders and allies at a dynamic evening of tech talks and networking on February 11th.
This unique gathering will be a great opportunity to meet and learn from the women leaders and allies at Yelp that are responsible for building and maintaining a global platform that's home to approximately 171 million cumulative reviews.
This invite-only event will take place on Tuesday, February 11th from 6pm to 8:30pm at Yelp HQ, located at 140 New Montgomery Street, 8th Floor, San Francisco. Closer to the event, PowerToFly will be supplying a Lyft code to help you get home.
Agenda (Subject to Change)
- 6:00pm - Check-in and networking over light bites and refreshments
- 6:30pm - Event kickoff by PowerToFly
- 6:35pm - Keynote Address by Yelp
- 6:45pm - Panel Discussion featuring leaders at Yelp
- 7:15pm - Audience Q&A
- 7:40pm - Networking continues over light bites and refreshments
Our panel will be diving deeper into their current projects, their career journeys, and discussing such hot topics as work-life integration and thriving (not just surviving) as a woman in tech. Best of all, we'll be devoting a large portion of the night to answering your questions and the Yelp team is looking forward to hearing from you.
While you don't need to be looking for new opportunities in order to attend the event, Yelp is hiring. Their five-star perks include a 401k program with company matching, an employee stock purchase plan, gym subsidies and truly impressive healthcare benefits.
About Yelp's Belief in Diversity and Inclusiveness: Yelp believes that diversity is an expression of all the unique characteristics that make us human: age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, and education — and that's just a few. We're committed to increasing diversity and transparency both here at Yelp and in Silicon Valley. At Yelp, inclusiveness is just as important as diversity. We cultivate a sense of belonging through company supported employee resource and affinity groups: Awesome Women in Engineering, Colorcoded, DiverseBurst, Health & Wellness, OUTburst, VetConnect, Women at Yelp, Yelp Parents, YelpCares and many more!
About PowerToFly: PowerToFly is a women-run startup that works with companies to identify skilled professionals they'd like to network with. Over the past two years, we've produced over one hundred events across the world with brands like American Express, Microsoft, Deloitte, and Slack, which have resulted in countless hires. Visit http://powertofly.com to learn more.
About PowerToFly's Events: All RSVP'd attendees are welcome, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, or age. If you require accommodation to fully participate in this event, please email email@example.com, and we will contact you to discuss your specific needs.
Unfortunately, PowerToFly and Yelp cannot admit outside recruiters to this particular event. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about this policy.
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As schools across the nation close, and the majority of businesses mandate remote work, working parents are now faced with the ultimate challenge - how to balance their families and jobs under one roof while COVID-19 still remains a concern.
PowerToFly is bringing thought-leading professionals (and working moms!) to speak about balancing our new realities and how to best optimize your time at home. In this panel, we'll discuss maneuvering the difficulties of working from home from taking conference calls to juggle homeschooling/ childcare.
Don't feel the pressure, your children, partner and pets are welcome to join this virtual chat!
Join us for this live Q&A to learn new tips, strategies, and hear personal anecdotes from our panelists that have shaped these women into the incredible founders and mothers they are today. You will have the opportunity to ask questions during our free, virtual conversation and have the chance to snag a giveaway sponsored by PowerToFly and our panelists!
Meet the Panelists:
Christine Michel Carter, Creator of Mompreneur and Me
Featured in The New York Times and The Washington Post, Christine Michel Carter is the #1 global voice for working moms. Christine clarifies misconceptions about working mom consumers for brands and serves as an amplifier of their personal truths.
Mary Beth Ferrante, Co-Founder & CEO of WRK/360
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Join Us to help #FlattenTheCurve AND support local business along the way. Eat lunch at home today — and use the money you saved to support others in need. Because We All Have the #PowerToHelp
As members of a fully remote team, we know we're extremely privileged not to have our livelihood directly impacted by COVID-19.
And while we're encouraging everyone who can to work from home to help flatten the curve, we know that not everyone has this luxury. We also know that many people are being forced to stay home without pay.
We wanted to do something to help support the individuals and small businesses who are being directly impacted by the economic effects of COVID-19, so we came up with the #LocalLunchChallenge.
If, like us, you're able to work remotely, eat your meals at home, etc., then please join us in supporting those who are being directly impacted by this pandemic.
If we all come together, it doesn't take much to make a difference — even donating the amount you would have spent on lunch had you gone out today, or buying a gift card, can be a great way to support those whose livelihood has been jeopardized by this pandemic. Whether you want to give to a local restaurant, or support an organization that's helping to feed the millions of children who relied on meals at school each day, no amount is too small!
How You Can Participate
- Take a pic of your lunch on/near your remote workspace. If you've got a makeshift workspace, even better! We're trying to share, not shame.
- Post your picture with the following caption & hashtags (depending on what you're doing, your preference, etc.):
- I'm doing the #LocalLunchChallenge by ordering carryout from locally-owned restaurants to help them stay open. I challenge these 5 friends with the #PowerToHelp and participate in their community: tag 5 friends [pic of your delivery food at your desk, tag the restaurant to get them some business]. #FlattenTheCurve
- For the #LocalLunchChallenge I'm donating the money I would have spent eating out to my local food bank. I challenge these 5 friends with the #PowerToHelp and participate in their community: tag 5 friends [pic of your lunch at your desk, tag the foodbank/Meals On Wheels/local org donating food/etc.]. #FlattenTheCurve
- Or come up with a post of your own! Just be sure to make a donation to a local organization in need and use #PowerToHelp and #LocalLunchChallenge.