POSTPONED - Meet + Network with Flexport’s Women Innovators
If you are a Seattle based skilled professional and you'd like to be considered for an invite to this event, please email your name and LinkedIn URL to email@example.com to be considered for an invite.
BECAUSE OF ONGOING HEALTH CONCERNS, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.
Flexport, the fast-growing company that's transforming global trade, has partnered with PowerToFly, a women-run community that connects skilled professionals with each other and business leaders, have partnered to present an intimate, invite-only evening of discussions and networking on Wednesday, March 25th. And the best part? You're invited!
Agenda (subject to change):
- 6:00 PM - Check-in & networking over lite bites & refreshments
- 6:30 PM - Welcome addresses by
- 6:45 PM - Featured Speaker: Susy Schöneberg, Head of Flexport.org
- 7:05 PM - Featured Speaker: Yefeng Miao, Design Lead, Flexport
- 7:20 PM - Audience Q&A with Yefeng Miao, Design Lead, Flexport
- 7:30 PM - Networking continues over lite bites & refreshments
Flexport today connects almost 10,000 clients and suppliers across 109 countries, including established global brands like Georgia-Pacific as well as emerging innovators like Sonos.
Here's what one attendee had to say about a past PowerToFly event with Flexport (view photos HERE and HERE): "The event was well organized and the speakers came across genuine and passionate about what they do. I enjoyed the content and the exchanges with the attendees. Please keep up the good work."
This special gathering will take place on Wednesday, March 25th from 6:00pm to 8:30pm at WeWork, 107 Spring Street, Seattle. PowerToFly will also be supplying a complimentary Lyft code to help you get home after the event.
Whether you are looking for new opportunities (Flexport is hiring!) or just want to network with your peers, we hope you can join in the conversation.
About Flexport: We believe global trade can move the human race forward. That's why it's our mission to make global trade easier for everyone. We aim to do this by building the Operating System for Global trade - a strategic model combining advanced technology and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and supply chain expertise.
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will contact you to discuss your specific needs.
Unfortunately, PowerToFly and Flexport cannot admit outside recruiters to this particular event. Please email email@example.com if you have any questions about this policy.
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