Posted at May 11, 2016, by Raleigh Addington, Comments Off on Leading US diversity speaker Darnell Moore hosts web series “The Movement” for Mic.com
Leading diversity speaker Darnell Moore hosts a brand new original series “The Movement” for Mic.com. The series aims to highlight regular people working on remarkable solutions to America’s social ills – from gun violence, racial antagonism, political infighting, police misconduct, widespread criminalization, sexual assault and much else.
Darnell explains, “There are the stories we choose to tell in media and those we ignore. It’s easy to locate media accounts highlighting social ills, but less available are narratives of progress and transformation. Mic’s newest original series, The Movement, is an attempt to fill in the gap.”
The series began on May 4th and is available to watch now globally via Mic.com and Youtube.
Posted at March 16, 2016, by Mackenzie Fant, Comments Off on Darnell Moore Hosts Mic.com’s New Digital Series ‘The Movement’
Chartwell exclusive, Darnell Moore is the host of “The Movement,” a groundbreaking new Web series from Mic.com. The first season highlights regular people working on remarkable solutions to America’s social ills.
Darnell Moore explains, “Rather than solely and overly focusing on the social, political and economic concerns plaguing these communities, we’ve chosen to focus on the work of the unsung heroes who are working to bring an end to systemic inequity and injustice across the country. The people and groups we cover are change agents tackling big issues in real time — sometimes with sparse resources — without the benefit of large social media followings, public recognition and large platforms.”
Darnell is a senior correspondent at MicNews, and Co-Managing Editor/Partner at The Feminist Wire. He is an activist on marginal identity, youth development, intersectionality and other social justice issues in the US and abroad.
Posted at April 24, 2015, by Raleigh Addington, Comments Off on Women in Technology | Diversity = Creativity
It’s no secret that there’s a gender disparity in the tech sector. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, only 3% of tech entrepreneurs are female, and only 6% of CEO positions at the top 100 tech companies are held by women. Yet stats also reveal that woman-owned tech companies get a 35% higher investment return than male.
Although gender equality remains a global challenge, glass ceilings are beginning to break. The tech industry is becoming much more self-conscious about its diversity issues and have begun to make positive strides toward fixing them.
As our world continues to be driven by innovations in technology, we need more women driving tech. Closing the gender gap will improve creativity, productivity and performance. Listed below are a few of the women leaders we admire.
Catherine Bracy: helps citizens and governments harness technology to solve community problems.
Esther Dyson: serial “start-up nurturer”, regarded as one of the most influential women in tech.
Lisa Gansky: thought leader on how the internet is transforming traditional business models.
Hung Huang: leading social commentator and media mogul, referred to as “the Oprah of China”.
Aleks Krotoski: journalist and host of the Guardian newspaper’s award-winning “Tech Weekly” podcast.
Elle Luna: former designer at IDEO, and author of “The Crossroads of Should and Must” (2015).
Julie Meyer: leading investor and entrepreneur in digital, high-growth, early stage businesses.
Kathryn Parsons: founder of Decoded (2011), driving the agenda for including coding on the curriculum.
Erin Teague: Yahoo’s Director of Product Management, on Business Insider’s “Silicon Valley 100” (2014).
Genevieve Theirs: founder of Sittercity.com (2001), and active campaigner for greater diversity in tech.
Posted at March 10, 2015, by Raleigh Addington, Comments Off on Leading diversity speaker Janet Mock named on Time Magazine’s “30 Most Influential People on the Internet”
Janet Mock, a renowned gender rights activist, has been named on Time Magazine’s “30 Most Influential People on the Internet.” To determine the unranked list, they analysed social-media followings, site traffic, overall ability to drive news, and more. Here’s what Time had to say on Janet’s naming:
“Alongside Orange Is the New Black’s Laverne Cox, writer and activist Janet Mock is one of the most visible transgender women in America, and she uses her social media platform to educate others about trans issues…the author of “Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More” routinely sheds light on other issues affecting her community, such as the plights of CeCe McDonald and Monica Jones and the disproportionate violence transgender women face.”
For more information on how to book Janet Mock as a keynote speaker for your conference or client event, please get in touch with Jeana Webster at email@example.com or call on +1 972 385 1021.
Posted at November 28, 2014, by Raleigh Addington, Comments Off on Visionary female speakers on equality, diversity and opportunity
Each year, on the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we are reminded how every day women and girls experience violence.
Globally, 1 in 3 women will experience physical or sexual violence at some point in her life.
603 million women live in countries where domestic violence is not yet considered a crime.
In some countries the annual cost of intimate partner violence was calculated at $1.6 to $5.8 US billion.
We salute the change-makers who are taking a stand: Angelina Jolie’s campaign to stop war rape; Emma Watson’s support for the “HeForShe” movement, mobilising one billion men and boys to end gender inequality; and if you haven’t seen it already, watch the unforgettable Run Like a Girl (53m views and counting).
Leadership is vital if we are all to change our behaviour. We are proud to represent four inspirational campaigners, visionary female speakers on equality, diversity and opportunity. Please click on the images to learn more about their work and the messages they share with corporate, college and public audiences in the US and around the world.
Ann Romney’s inspirational battle with MS, philanthropic work and community leadership are a shining example to women worldwide.
Emily Lindin, founder of The UnSlut Project, has inspired millions to take on sexual bullying.
Zerlina Maxwell is a political analyst who explores the social and culture issues behind gender inequality.
Janet Mock, best-selling author of “Redefining Realness” (2014), is a gender rights role model and activist.
For more information, or to book these keynote speakers for your conference or event, please contact Leo von Bülow-Quirk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0044 (0) 20 7792 8000.