Friday 11th September
Friday 11th September
Covid19 has presented us with an opportunity to redefine our workplaces. Awareness of the importance of good mental health in the workplace is growing but in practice how do organisations contribute to supporting the wellbeing of a remote workforce? In this session, we take a look at the approach taken by global tech giants and explore how they’re thinking about evolving their tech and their working practices to build a better future.
- Rana el Kaliouby - Co-Founder & CEO, Affectiva
- Margarete McGrath - Chief Digital Officer, Dell Technologies
- Reeva Misra - Founder & CEO, Walking on Earth
In a high stake’s climate like the NHS, effective leadership and a supportive culture is key. In this session, we find out what works and what doesn’t and explore what has been learnt about leadership during Covid-19: the hardest challenge to ever hit the NHS.
In partnership with Founders Forum HealthTech Summit
When it comes to using tech as a social enabler, what works and what doesn’t? We’re speaking to Sarah Friar the CEO from Nextdoor to find out. We’ll delve into the fascinating internet trends Nextdoor have seen during lockdown and explore Sarah’s thoughts on what community means for us all now, as we develop the new normal.
- Sarah Friar OBE - CEO, Nextdoor
- Priya Guha - Venture Partner, Merian Ventures
From online delivery services to edtech and traveltech, in this session we discover the start-ups and scale ups investors are backing to build the new normal.
Beyond the rhetoric, how is the tech business community responding to the Black Lives Matter movement? We’re pinpointing how we meaningfully investing in Black and underrepresented minority businesses and communities to drive sustainable change.
In collaboration with McKinsey & Company.
2020 has been a year of corporate awakening, and many have begun to heed the call for better Diversity, Equity and Inclusion practices within business. But how can we ensure we are addressing the pressing needs for change today while also creating a sustainable, forwarding-looking system? accelerateHER speaks to VICE Media Group CEO Nancy Dubuc about VMG’s learnings in this space, the role the media industry can play in this larger conversation, and the need for thoughtful, action-oriented, and long-term solutions.
In Partnership with Champions of Change Coalition