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Charter Workplace Summit

November 9 & 10, 2021
11am - 2pm ET

Virtual | No cost to attend

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Agenda

Stage
Nov 09 11:00AM–11:05AM EST

Opening Remarks

Kevin Delaney, Co-Founder, CEO, Editor-in-chief, Charter

Erin Grau, Co-Founder, COO, Charter

Stage
Nov 09 11:05AM–11:30AM EST

Fireside Chat: Stewart Butterfield, CEO and Founder, Slack

Stewart Butterfield has a word or two to say about the current moment. In addition to founding the company behind one of the most ubiquitous business communication tools on the planet, he has learned much about building a culture that leverages the power of diversity to consistently innovate.


Stewart Butterfield, CEO and Founder, Slack 

Interviewed by Kevin Delaney, Co-Founder, CEO, Editor-in-chief, Charter

Stage
Nov 09 11:30AM–11:55AM EST

Keynote from the Summit Co-Chairs: Edith Cooper and Jordan Taylor

Edith Cooper and Jordan Taylor, the mother-daughter co-founders of Medley, a platform for personal and professional development, will welcome attendees to the Charter Workplace Summit—and share their assessment of the challenges leaders face today, and the opportunities leaders have to build a better future. 


Edith Cooper, Co-Founder, Medley

Jordan Taylor, Co-Founder and CEO, Medley 

Moderated by Kevin Delaney, Co-Founder, CEO, Editor-in-chief, Charter

Stage
Nov 09 11:55AM–12:25PM EST

The Future of the Office

Organizations are in the midst of making critical decisions about the experience of the office—from norms to real estate to technology—that will define the next era of working. Join this conversation to explore the short-term and long-term debates currently taking place, insights from the latest research about what to prioritize, and the implications for your organization.


Nicholas Bloom, Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Moderated by Joanne Lipman, Yale University Lecturer and CNBC Contributor

Stage
Nov 09 12:25PM–12:55PM EST

Escape Velocity: New Roles of Leadership

As we take this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reset for better, leaders require new competencies, skills, and scripts to create more equitable, innovative, and human workplaces. This panel of practitioners and thought leaders will discuss how to lead through multidimensional challenges in the new era of business.


Anne Raimondi, COO, Asana

Kausik Rajgopal, EVP, CHRO, PayPal  

Moderated by S. Mitra Kalita, CEO, URL Media; Publisher, Epicenter-NYC; Columnist, Charter

Stage
Nov 09 12:55PM–01:25PM EST

TIME100 Interview: Tim Cadogan, CEO, GoFundMe

GoFundMe—a 2021 Time100 Most Influential Company—is a case study for what happens when business and purpose intersect. The company's mission is to help people help each other and as CEO, Tim's leadership approach is to normalize asking for help. Join this conversation to dive deep on what leaders should know about navigating and shaping social impact in this new era.


Tim Cadogan, CEO, GoFundMe

Interviewed by John Simons, Executive Editor, TIME

Sessions
Nov 09 01:25PM–01:55PM EST

Breakout 1: Creativity and Innovation—Q&A with the author of Creative Acts for Curious People

In her book, Creative Acts for Curious People, Sarah Stein Greenberg offers techniques, frameworks, and exercises for bringing a creative approach to the most ambiguous challenges. Join for an engaging Q&A on how to foster creativity—and innovation—on your team and in your daily practices.


Sarah Stein Greenberg, Executive Director, Stanford d.school 

Moderated by Kevin Delaney, Co-Founder, CEO, Editor-in-chief, Charter


Sessions
Nov 09 01:25PM–01:55PM EST

Breakout 2: Empathetic Leadership and Collaboration—Workshop with Curiosity Lab

Empathy for your team members’ unique challenges and contexts is a pivotal managerial and personal skill set that is challenging to foster in an organizational setting. Join Curiosity Lab, a leader in experiential learning, for an exercise designed to help leaders strengthen empathy skills and apply them to their self-care/improvement, goal setting, and relationship building. 


Michael Tennant, Founder and CEO, Curiosity Lab

Moderated by Sara Haines, Co-Host of The View and The Chase

Sessions
Nov 09 01:25PM–01:55PM EST

Breakout 3: Empowering Listening—Workshop with the Authors of Did That Just Happen?!

How can leaders listen to their employees in a way that empowers narratives, invites conversations about identity, and fosters the vital culture of inclusion? In their book, Did that Just Happen?!, Stephanie Pinder-Amaker and Lauren Wadsworth discuss the vital difference between Empowering Listening and Oppressive Listening—and their roles in creating a sustainable and inclusive culture in the workplace. Join this workshop to learn proven techniques. 


Dr. Stephanie Pinder-Amaker, Co-Owner, Twin Star Diversity Trainers, Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School , author, Did That Just Happen?! Beyond “Diversity”—Creating Sustainable and Inclusive Organizations

Dr. Lauren Wadsworth, Co-Owner, Twin Star Diversity Trainers and author, Did That Just Happen?! Beyond “Diversity”—Creating Sustainable and Inclusive Organizations

Stage
Nov 09 01:55PM–02:00PM EST

Closing

Thank you for joining the first day of the Charter Workplace Summit. We look forward to welcoming you back tomorrow at 11am ET.

Speakers

Dr. Angel Acosta

Dr. Angel Acosta

Healing-Centered Educator | Acosta Institute

Nicholas Bloom

Nicholas Bloom

Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Charles Bonello

Charles Bonello

CEO, Co-Founder of Vivvi

Lauren Smith Brody

Lauren Smith Brody

Author of The Fifth Trimester

Trier Bryant

Trier Bryant

Co-Founder, CEO, Just Work

Stewart Butterfield

Stewart Butterfield

CEO and Co-founder, Slack

Tim Cadogan

Tim Cadogan

CEO, GoFundMe

Edith Cooper

Edith Cooper

Co-Founder, Medley

Kevin Delaney

Kevin Delaney

Co-founder, CEO, Editor-in-Chief, Charter

Dr. Christin Drake

Dr. Christin Drake

Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, NYU Langone Health

Erin Grau

Erin Grau

Co-founder, COO, Charter

Sarah Stein Greenberg

Sarah Stein Greenberg

Executive Director, Stanford d.school

Sara Haines

Sara Haines

Cohost of The View | Host of The Chase

S. Mitra Kalita

S. Mitra Kalita

CEO, URL Media; Publisher, Epicenter-NYC; Columnist, Charter

Meredith Kopit Levien

Meredith Kopit Levien

CEO, The New York Times Company

Joanne Lipman

Joanne Lipman

Lecturer, Yale University and CNBC Contributor

Dr. Stephanie Pinder-Amaker

Dr. Stephanie Pinder-Amaker

Co-Owner, Twin Star Diversity Trainers and author, Did That Just Happen?!

Anne Raimondi

Anne Raimondi

COO, Asana

Kausik Rajgopal

Kausik Rajgopal

EVP, CHRO, PayPal

LeeAnn Renninger

LeeAnn Renninger

Co-Founder, LifeLabs Learning

Ryan Roslansky

Ryan Roslansky

CEO, LinkedIn

John Simons

John Simons

Executive Editor, TIME

Bill Schaninger

Bill Schaninger

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Kim Scott

Kim Scott

Author | Co-Founder of Radical Candor and Just Work

Vanessa Tanicien

Vanessa Tanicien

Director of Product Strategy & Operations and Facilitator, LifeLabs Learning

Jordan Taylor

Jordan Taylor

Co-Founder and CEO, Medley

Michael Tennant

Michael Tennant

Founder and CEO, Curiosity Lab

Derek Thompson

Derek Thompson

Staff Writer, The Atlantic

Dr. Lauren Wadsworth

Dr. Lauren Wadsworth

Co-Owner, Twin Star Diversity Trainers and author, Did That Just Happen?!

Brooke Weddle

Brooke Weddle

Partner, McKinsey & Company

Jacqueline M. Welch

Jacqueline M. Welch

EVP, CHRO, The New York Times Company