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A Day Without Immigrants…

…is like an orchestra without violins.
A day of protest from our country’s immigrants closed stores, day care centers, and restaurants and left many other businesses either closed or short-handed but drove home a key point – where would we be without our immigrant population? As a nation, we are dependent on our immigrant population. Diverse populations are strong.

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THIS TIME NEXT WEEK – FLORIDA!

YOU’LL BE HEARING FROM US FROM THE SUNSHINE STATE
Yes, next week we’re traveling to the Sunshine State, Fort Lauderdale to be exact and the Convention Center to be precise, for the Iot Evolution Expo (more info below). We’ll be working with their team to identify ways to make their conferences more diverse and inclusive.  Plus we’ll be connecting with our local ambassador, and encouraging more local women and event managers to use Innovation Women to get local events more diversified. 

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Women’s Conferences and Male Speakers

We need to talk.
This morning, it has come to our attention that one of our partner organizations, an organization that has a multi-year, multi-city history of organizing great conferences and events for women in tech, is being criticized because they have offered a single speaking slot to a man.

 

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