This June 2020, PowerToFly partnered with Flexport, the first digitized operating system for global trade, to present a virtual event focused on a timely topic: career progressions and pivots.
During our virtual event with Flexport's Head of Learning & Development and two employees who pivoted careers we discussed inspiring your career search and gaining the tools to get where you're going. Flexport also led our attendees through an illuminating activity where you planned your own retirement party followed by breakout discussions.
Speakers from Flexport included:
- Sarah Gehrki, Director, People Programs and Chief of Staff to Head of People
- Christina Cook, Business Intelligence Analyst
- Lauren Fernandez, Head of Learning and Development
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
After partnering with Flexport, the innovative company that's combining advanced technology and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and supply chain expertise to revolutionizing global trade, we were super excited to reunite for a new event, this time in New York City.
This intimate evening for skilled professionals working in sales and operations took place on September 10th at Flexport's inviting New York office and was hosted by PowerToFly CEO Milena Berry. As our guests arrived, they had a chance to network with their peers and members of the Flexport team while enjoying complimentary (and delicious!) food and refreshments.
A great chance to meet other skilled professionals!
Networking over food and drinks.
PowerToFly's Milena Berry and Flexport's Maryana Kessel
A full house at the event.
A look at our panel discussion.
Flexport's Bri Lopez leads our job crafting activity.
On July 24th, PowerToFly partnered with Flexport, the innovative company combining advanced technology and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and supply chain expertise, to present a very intimate, invite only evening for senior women tech leaders in San Francisco.
Held at the lovely Monroe, this mini-retreat focused on how tech can be used for the greater good while also allowing for both our invited guests and Flexport speakers to share their own personal career journeys, discuss the impact of diversity and inclusion on tech and to network with likeminded skilled tech professionals.
After ample networking time over food and drinks, PowerToFly CoFounder Milena Berry kicked off the night by introducing Susy Schöeneberg, Head of Flexport.Org, to deliver the night's opening remarks, sharing how Flexport is making global trade easier for everyone. Then, our attendees formed smaller breakout sessions, each lead by a Flexport leader that, in addition to Susy, included Elaine Teoh, VP Engineering, Experiences; Madison Bell, Senior Product Operations Manager; Becca Ling, Product Design Manager; and Geoff Smalling, Vice President, Product Management; to share what products and companies they think are examples "tech for good".
As our brainstorming sessions wrapped up, the whole room came together to share their collected findings and continue the conversation as a larger group. This insightful evening wrapped up with plenty of more opportunities for our guests to network before calling it a night.