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June 2018

Hannah Jewell with She Caused a Riot: 100 Unknown Women Who Built Cities, Sparked Revolutions, and Massively Crushed It

June 20

Hannah Jewell is an on camera host for the video team at The Washington Post. She was previously a writer at BuzzFeed UK, where she became known for her humor writing about gender and her satire of UK and US politics, and for presenting BuzzFeed's live 2016 election night show. She was born in London, but her parents whisked her away to California when she was a baby, and so she grew up frolicking on beaches and through redwood forests.…

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July 2018

Brandon Copeland with Trap Yoga (A Bridge Builder Event)

The practice of Yoga is usually associated with silence, but in instructor Brandon Copeland’s classes, he challenges his students to find inner peace over booming rap beats. In 2013, the 26-year-old opened a Washington D.C.-based yoga studio, Khepera Wellness, after feeling like the essence of black culture was being excluded from majority-white yoga spaces in the area. The outcome: Trap Yoga — a course intended to both challenge the limits of one’s physicality and speak to the culture’s inherent spirituality. …

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Hannah Jewell with She Caused a Riot: 100 Unknown Women Who Built Cities, Sparked Revolutions, and Massively Crushed It (A Bridge Builder Event)

Hannah Jewell is an on camera host for the video team at The Washington Post. She was previously a writer at BuzzFeed UK, where she became known for her humor writing about gender and her satire of UK and US politics, and for presenting BuzzFeed's live 2016 election night show. She was born in London, but her parents whisked her away to California when she was a baby, and so she grew up frolicking on beaches and through redwood forests.…

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August 2018

Joanne Lipman with That’s What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together

August 2
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Joanne Lipman is Chief Content Officer of Gannett, the publishing company which owns USA Today. She began her career at the Wall Street Journal, where she was the first woman to become Deputy Managing Editor and supervised coverage that won three Pulitzer Prizes. She was also the founding editor-in-chief of Condé Nast Portfolio magazine and portfolio.com. She lives in New York City. About That's What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together Going beyond the message…

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Dan Pink with When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

August 2

Daniel H. Pink is the author of five provocative books about the changing world of work -- including the long-running New York Times bestsellers, A Whole New Mind and Drive. His books have been translated into 34 languages and have sold more than 2 million copies worldwide. Pink's most recent book, To Sell is Human, is a #1 New York Times business bestseller, a #1 Wall Street Journal Business bestseller, and a #1 Washington Post nonfiction bestseller. In 2013, Thinkers…

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Stephen Denning with The Age of Agile: How Smart Companies Are Transforming the Way Work Gets Done

August 21
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Stephen Denning is a renowned management innovator and popular Forbes.com columnist. A former World Bank executive, he serves on the advisory board for the Drucker Forum and is the author of several books including The Leader's Guide to Radical Management. About The Age of Agile: How Smart Companies Are Transforming the Way Work Gets Done  Watch the Age of Agile video: vimeo.com/269757810   More value from less work.  An unstoppable business revolution is under way—and it is Agile. Companies that embrace Agile Management…

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September 2018

Bertrand Badre with: Can Finance Save the World?: Regaining Power over Money to Serve the Common Good

September 20

Bertrand Badré is CEO and founder of Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital. Previously, he was managing director of the World Bank; chief financial officer of the World Bank Group; CFO at two of the world’s largest banks, Crédit Agricole and Société Générale Group; and a partner of Lazard. About Can Finance Save the World?: Regaining Power over Money to Serve the Common Good  How to Make Finance a Force for Good Just as Thomas Piketty offered a sweeping critique and progressive…

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Derek Hyra with Race, Class, and Politics in the Cappuccino City, a Bridge Builder Event

September 26

Derek S. Hyra is associate professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at American University. He is the author of The New Urban Renewal: The Economic Transformation of Harlem and Bronzeville, also published by the University of Chicago Press. About Race, Class, and Politics in the Cappuccino City For long-time residents of Washington, DC’s Shaw/U Street, the neighborhood has become almost unrecognizable in recent years. Where the city’s most infamous open-air drug market once stood, a farmers’ market now sells grass-fed…

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October 2018

Mary Abbajay with Managing Up: How to Move up, Win at Work, and Succeed with Any Type of Boss

October 3

Mary Abbajay is an acclaimed and sought after public speaker, organizational consultant, facilitator, and trainer. She is the president and founder of Careerstone Group, LLC, a professional development consultancy that delivers leading-edge talent and organizational development solutions. She helps clients develop the strategies, skills, and sensibilities needed for success in the 21st century. Her expertise lies in helping clients create dynamic and productive workplaces that foster professional and personal excellence and growth. In short, she is committed to creating workplaces where…

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Mary Abbajay with Managing Up: How to Move up, Win at Work, and Succeed with Any Type of Boss

October 18

Mary Abbajay is an acclaimed and sought after public speaker, organizational consultant, facilitator, and trainer. She is the president and founder of Careerstone Group, LLC, a professional development consultancy that delivers leading-edge talent and organizational development solutions. She helps clients develop the strategies, skills, and sensibilities needed for success in the 21st century. Her expertise lies in helping clients create dynamic and productive workplaces that foster professional and personal excellence and growth. In short, she is committed to creating workplaces where…

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