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The Washington Post joins PowerToFly Diversity Reboot as media partner

Below is an article originally written by PowerToFly Partner The Washington Post and published on Jan. 29, 2021.

Washington Post Live and PowerToFly to present conversation with Rep. Val Demings (D.Fla)

The Washington Post today announced it will join PowerToFly as a media partner for Diversity Reboot, a summit focusing on ways to build a more diverse and inclusive workplace and world in 2021. This year's virtual summit – available live and on-demand – will take place Feb. 1-5 and will feature more than 100 speakers from industries including government, wellness, childcare, media and finance.

Washington Post Live, in partnership with PowerToFly, will host a discussion with Rep. Val Demings (D.Fla) on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 2:30 p.m. ET. Demings will join Power Up Newsletter Anchor Jacqueline Alemany to discuss how Congress is charting a course forward, her legislative priorities and the ongoing fight for racial justice. Register for the event here.

Washington Post reporters will also serve as moderators in the following discussions:

Monday, Feb. 1; 5-6 p.m. ET

Ai-jen Poo, co-founder and executive director at the National Domestic Workers Alliance, speaks with Heather Long, economics correspondent at The Post, about why our economic recovery must include women. Watch here

Wednesday. Feb. 3; 6-7 p.m. ET

Carla Harris, vice chairman of wealth management and senior client advisor at Morgan Stanley speaks with Tracy Jan, race and economy reporter at The Post about her life, career and the wisdom she's gathered along the way. Watch here

PowerToFly is a women run organization and the fastest growing global platform connecting women, non-binary and gender nonconforming people with companies committed to creating more diverse and inclusive workforces. Over the past three years, PowerToFly has presented hundreds of free events championing diversity, equity and inclusion.

View the full schedule here: https://summit.powertofly.com/.

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Meet PowerToFly's 2021 Diversity & Inclusion Award Honorees

This past February, PowerToFly was very proud to wrap up the panel portion of our recent Diversity Reboot 2021: The 100 Day Kickoff virtual summit by presenting our very first Diversity & Inclusion Award Show, honoring some true D&I champions across multiple industries

Back in 2020, we launched a submission process to honor select individuals who just don't talk the talk but truly walk the walk when it comes to making their companies and the world a more diverse and inclusive place. From the many submissions that we received, we chose six champions to honor.

You can watch the acceptance speeches for our honorees below or click here to watch the 45-minute awards show which included a roundtable discussion with our six DEI champions.

Want to nominated a friend or colleague for a future D&I Award? Submit their info here.


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