Join WordPress.com for an International Women’s Day Livestream Panel

On International Women’s Day this Friday, WordPress.com parent firm Automattic is hosting 4 outstanding girls tech leaders for a livestreamed conversation about skilled advancement, technologies, and mutual help as we strive for equity in the workplace.

It is taking place Friday, March eight at six pm UTC / 1 pm ET / 10 am PT. Signups are restricted to 500 people today, so RSVP now to reserve a spot. You can also adhere to the conversation on Twitter at the hashtags #a8cIWD2019 and #IWD2019.

We’re proud to welcome panelists with a diverse variety of experience. Eli Budelli is WordPress.com’s lead of mobile improvement Yelp computer software engineer Tanvi Patel is component of the evaluation platform’s core net group and an outspoken advocate for equality in tech and wellness Crystle Johnson, senior manager of diversity and inclusion at Pandora, is an professional in embedding inclusion in hiring and talent retention she is also the founder of the Red Lip Collective, which empowers young girls of colour by way of mentorship and skilled improvement. And Diana Chiu, senior manager of small business improvement at DuckDuckGo, brings deep information of partnerships and M&A cultivated more than a decade functioning across tech, aviation, and biotech. The occasion will be moderated by Maria Scarpello, consumer achievement advocate for Automattic.

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The hour-lengthy discussion will cover how to create girls leaders, generate help systems for sustainable careers, and harness the energy of self-awareness and self-validation.

As a distributed firm with a lot more than 800 workers in more than 60 nations, Automattic sees inclusion and diversity as a regularly evolving notion. We know that diverse teams make greater merchandise, and we also know that there is constantly a lot more operate to do. We hope that attendees of this panel, across profession stages, gender, and place, will leave with at least one particular new tactic for working with their voice at operate and uplifting the voices of other people.