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Meet + Network with CNN’s Women Leaders & Allies

If you are an Atlanta based professional working as a Senior Software Engineer, Senior Mobile Engineer, Software Developer in Test, or as a Product Manager and you'd like to attend this event, please email events@powertofly.com with your name and your LinkedIn URL to be considered for an invitation.

PowerToFly is thrilled that our first event of 2020 is taking us back to Atlanta for our first ever event with CNN, the world leader in online news and information. This is your opportunity to meet the women tech leaders and allies behind the world's most essential and engaging source of news.

United by a mission to inform, engage and empower the world, CNN reaches more screens than any other new source in the world. Join for a behind-the-scenes look at the game-changing work going on at CNN Digital from some of the powerhouse technologists who make it happen.

This event takes place on Wednesday, January 15th from 5:30pm to 8:00pm at the CNN Center in Atlanta.


AGENDA (Subject to Change)

  • 5:30pm - Check-in and networking over refreshments
  • 6:30pm - Event kickoff by PowerToFly's Dionna Smith-Keels, Strategic Global Enterprise D&I Executive
  • 6:35pm – Welcome & Who We Are
  • 6:40pm – What We're Building & How We're Growing by Robyn Peterson, CTO of CNN Digital
  • 6:50pm – A Deep Dive + Q&A, moderated by Annie Corriveau, Application Implementation Manager, featuring:
  • 7:20pm – Small Group Breakout Sessions for Targeted Networking
  • 7:40pm – A 360° View of CNN Digital, moderated by Melissa Koehler, VP of Delivery & Strategic Operations, featuring:
  • 8:00 – 8:30pm – Closing & Extended Networking

Never been to a PowerToFly event before? Here's what one attendee had to say about our November event in Atlanta: "The panelists were inspiring and it was great socializing with both employees and leaders."

CNN is in the midst of rapid transformation and is looking for innovators, makers, and dreamers who will lead and drive their growth with the goal of making the world a better, more connected place. While you don't need to be looking for new opportunities in order to attend the event, CNN is hiring. CNN offers extremely competitive benefits including: a 401(k) with matching, a stock purchase plan, child care, domestic partner coverage, fertility assistance, paid training, and remote opportunities.

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 hi@powertofly.com, and we will contact you to discuss your specific needs.

Please note, this event is attended for professionals working as Senior Software Engineers, Senior Mobile Engineers, Software Developers in Test, and Product Managers. If you are currently working as a journalist or media professional, this event is not a great fit for you and we recommend you visit CNN's career page.

Unfortunately, PowerToFly and CNN cannot admit outside recruiters to this particular event. Please email hi@powertofly.com if you have any questions about this policy.

What to Write in a Farewell Card to a Leaving Coworker: Quotes and Examples

For the boss you loved, the coworker you hated, and everyone in between

Two things are inevitable when someone leaves your team at work: there will be an abundance of sweet treats (I'm partial to those giant cookie cakes from the mall) and there will be a card passed around for everyone to scrawl the professional version of sweet nothings in. Depending on the "importance" of the person, you may get the bonus activities of farewell gifts and/or an all-team champagne toast.

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Peloton

A Night of Networking with Peloton’s Women Tech Leaders

If you are a New York based tech professional and you'd like to attend this event, please email your name and LinkedIn URL to events@powertofly.com.

Whether you are a software engineer, fitness enthusiast or both, you won't want to miss PowerToFly's evening of product demos and networking with the women tech leaders and allies at Peloton.

Founded in 2012, Peloton brought top talent together in its Silicon Alley headquarters to create a new concept in fitness. In their words, "We loved cycling but had a hard time finding a workout that consistently fit our schedules, and our at-home workouts never felt quite up to par. So, we set out to create a world-class indoor cycling studio experience on your time, and in the comfort of your own home."

This event is your chance to hear directly from the women tech leaders and allies who make their revolutionary products like the Peloton Bike, Peloton Tread and Peloton App possible. We'll be devoting a large portion of the event to taking your questions and I know the Peloton team wants to hear from you!

The unique evening will take place on Wednesday, February 12th from 6pm to 8:30pm at 125 W 25th Street.

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Some Men Get a Pay Bump When They Enter Female-Dominated Jobs — How Can Women Benefit Too?

These Researchers Argue It Could Lead to Traditionally Female Jobs Becoming More Valued

Studies have found that as women take over male-dominated fields, the pay drops. So what happens when men start joining female-dominated fields?

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Diversity & Inclusion

How Inclusion Can Help You Attract and Retain Top Talent

There's a lot more to building an inclusive company than just hiring more people from diverse backgrounds. So, how can you build an inclusive culture that will help you attract and retain a diverse group of employees?

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Diversity & Inclusion

How This Sales Coach Found Success—And A Career Path—at the Intersection of Tech, Construction, & Sales

A few months ago, Lily Zintak found herself at a crossroads.

She'd been working as a Sales Development Representative in construction management software company Procore Technologies' Austin, Texas office for the better part of 18 months. She'd watched the office grow from less than 200 people to more than 400—and even cut the ribbon when they opened a new floor of offices. She'd made 50-plus sales calls a day, honed an approach to prospecting and connecting with clients that worked for her, and found success. It was at this point in her career, where she had to make a tough decision.

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