Tuesday, December 8, 2020|9:00 AM PST | 12:00 PM EST
Founder & Funder Series: Lavinia Joy-“How to Be a Beacon of Support, Tenderness and Grace in the Face of Unrest and Change”
Lavinia Errico, the visionary founder behind Equinox Fitness Clubs, is a nationally acclaimed workplace and wellness entrepreneur and a speaker of essential truths on the subjects of Values-Driven Entrepreneurship, Developing Next Generation Leadership, The Women Led Workplace, Spiritual Entrepreneurship, Keeping the Soul in Success, The Habits of Success, Building Your Brand, Culture Shifts, and Joy in the Hustle. A sought after board member, consultant and angel investor in diverse startup companies across a multitude of industries, Errico inspires and transforms individuals and organizations with her unique and often disruptive take on how to create a richer, more authentic, inspiring and joyful career and life journey.
Thursday, December 3, 2020|9:00 AM PST | 12:00 PM EST
Power Breakfast Series: Making Diversity Actionable
Join Brickson Diamond, CEO of Big Answers and Romola Ratnam, SVP of Social Impact at Endeavor in a discussion about how to ACTUALLY make diversity actionable. Moderated by Alicin Williamson, Chief Diversity Officer, Endeavor.
Brickson Diamond has been instrumental and influential and is known for bringing more diversity to the Sundance Film Festival. Throughout his two-decade career in business and finance, Brickson Diamond always had an interest in helping talented people of color rise to the level of success they deserved. “Diversity is being invited to the party,” he says. “Inclusion is playing the music I want to dance to, and serving the food I want to eat.” Brickson has dedicated his career to the cause of advancing opportunity and access for those who should have it, but do not. He has and continues to build and transform businesses across industries including entertainment, tech, investment management, and non-profits. Learn more about Brickson here: https://biganswers.net/about/.
Romola Ratnam is SVP, Social Impact, Endeavor. Ratnam oversaw the launch of Endeavor Impact, the company’s social impact brand focused on four key pillars: equity, democracy, industry inclusion and sustainability. Throughout her time at the company, Ratnam has also worked with the Foundation to realign its activities to support overall industry inclusion and to fund programs that align with its mission to ensure that sports, entertainment and fashion industries are accessible to all, and reflective of the populations that live in our communities and consume our content. She consults on and implements philanthropic strategies and initiatives for clients, including John Mayer, Lilly Singh, Brie Larson, Hilary Swank, Kevin Durant, Marshawn Lynch and Charlize Theron.
Thursday, November 19, 2020|9:30 AM PST | 12:30 PM EST
Power Breakfast Series: A Discussion on Career Trajectory and the Future of Diversity in Entertainment
Featuring the following panelists:
Sade Muhammed (Moderator) – Director, Representation & Inclusion Partnerships at Forbes Panel
Phylicia Fant – Co-Head of Urban Music, Columbia Records
Valeisha Butterfield Jones – Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer at The Recording Academy
Tiffany Warren – EVP Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer Sony
Thursday, November 12, 2020|9AM PST | 12PM EST
Personal Development Series: Work-Life Reset: Prioritizing What’s Important
Eve Rodsky is working to change society one marriage at a time by coming up with a new 21st century solution to an age-old problem: women shouldering the brunt of childrearing and domestic life responsibilities regardless of whether they work outside the home. In her New York Times bestselling book FAIR PLAY, she uses her Harvard Law School training and years of organizational management experience to create a life-management system to help couples both rebalance all of the work it takes to run a home and reimagine their relationship, time and purpose.
Thursday, October 22, 2020|5:30 PM PST | 8:30 PM EST
Founder & Funder Series: Building a Brand: Self -Reliance via Resiliency, as told by Dermalogica Founder Jane Wurwand
“Learn how to do something.” Hearing these five words in her childhood made a big impact on Dermalogica founder, Jane Wurwand, propelling her life’s work as an entrepreneur and small business supporter whose advocacy for women’s economic empowerment has earned her a platform at The United Nations, The White House, and at speaking engagements around the globe. Join the XX Project for a fireside chat with this innovative business visionary who has created game-changing brands within the professional skincare industry.
Thursday, September 18, 2020|8:30AM PST | 11:30AM EST
Personal Development Series: How to Speed-Read Like a Billionaire?
Join the XX Project for a mental upgrade with brain performance expert and New York Times bestselling-author Jim Kwik. Kwik will share research, practical advice, and powerful tools from his latest book, Limitless: Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, and Unlock Your Exceptional Life. During this talk, learn how to fuel your productivity, tap into boundless motivation, eliminate mental fog, sharpen your focus, and learn, read and remember everything better. This is the blueprint to help you unleash limitless mental power.
Thursday, September 10, 2020|8:30AM PST | 11:30AM EST
Funder & Founder Series: Vice Ventures, Maude, and Miss Grass Founders on Making Good out of ‘Bad’ Industries
Join Vice Ventures, Maude, and Miss Grass Founders as we talk about the good, the bad, and vices. On September 10, we’ll deep dive into everything it takes to start and found a business and move industries forward.
6PM PST | 9PM PST