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Together Digital Los Angeles: the Real Story on Diversity & Inclusion

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Feb. 24 2020, Published 7:00 p.m. ET

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COST: $5 – $20

VENUE: WeWork Coworking & Office Space

ADDRESS: 925 North La Brea Avenue #4th floor Los Angeles, CA 90038

Just because Diversity & Inclusion has become a checkbox on many corporate to-do lists doesn't mean that the needle has moved all that much...or that there's not more we can be doing to advocate for ourselves and others.

Join Together Digital Los Angeles (formerly Women in Digital) and a superstar panel to talk:

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  • how we can advocate & create more inclusive spaces in our own companies
  • code switching in the workplace
  • how to develop more diverse hiring pipelines for recruitment
  • coming out at work: as LGBTQ, as low income, as foreign, as anything that isn't white/cis/male
  • best practices around D&I hiring
  • how to champion upward mobility and c-suite aspirations for everyone
  • how to be your own best advocate while staying safe in professional spaces that may not always feel safe

This event is open to all Together Digital members and guests. Your admission fee will include one drink ticket and membership discount codes you can share.

We are awaiting confirmation from a special Netflix guest

@nylonpink

@kailayu

✍ Award Winning Travel/Food Writer: VICE, Skyscanner, Extra Crispy, Fodors

🍏 Founder @nylonpink

📍 Podcast Host of From Hell to Wellness

@latinageeks

@c1mo

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As an Impact Strategist, Claudia comes with 20+ years of professional experience working across industries and sectors, including Law Enforcement, Mental Health, Education, Workforce Development, Nonprofit, For-profit, Technology, and Policy/Government. Her expertise lies in leading collaborative efforts to build-capacity and streamline operations within companies and organizations. Due to the diverse work experiences and environments she has operated in, Claudia has developed an intimate knowledge of what it takes to design infrastructure within companies/organizations and social systems to drive development and impact. Claudia holds a Bachelor’s in Social Sciences with an emphasis in Psychology and a minor in Spanish, and a specialized MBA with a focus on Social Entrepreneurship. Currently, Claudia works with #LatinaGeeks as Director of Operations. Her primary focus is to lead strategic planning efforts, convene the inaugural governance board, and conduct market research to inform program development activities with an eye for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. A world traveler, avid music fan, and body art enthusiast, Claudia believes in the power of being open to different perspectives, cultures, and life experiences when seeking to initiate and sustain innovation.

@Kirstensitx

Highly enthusiastic junior UX Designer seeking to gain experience in user experience and user interface design and research. Applicable strengths include design and research skills gained from intensive, graduate, and undergraduate courses and research projects. Strong interest in social impact through accessibility and universal design, particularly for members of the Deaf community.

@mediamandy_agcy

@mediamandy

Amanda Hoskinson is a digital marketer by day, visual artist by night and a dog mom in every moment she can spare. Amanda came to Los Angeles from Long Beach, California to attend UCLA, and she’s in no rush to leave the City of Angels. Early in her career, Amanda was hired as the second-ever social media manager for UCLA’s marketing team, where she co-launched UCLA’s Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and more. Her time launching a large, public-facing brand made her fall in love with digital marketing and community management.

6:30 - 7:00: Check-in & open networking (please arrive on time)

7:00 - 7:45: Panel discussion

7:45-8:00: Q&A

8:00-8:30: Asks & Gives

8:30 - 9:00: Wrap-up & networking

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