Diversity Reboot Summit

The Future of Flexible Work

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The Future of Flexible Work

Because of the pandemic, millions of employees have experienced flexible or remote work for the first time ever. Now, where do we go from here? We are joined by an all-star panel of women leaders including Kathryn Sollman, Author, Work+Life Expert, 9 Lives for Women, LLC; Karith Foster, Speaker/Author, Inversity Solutions; Nabanita De, Founder, Returnships; and Teresa Hopke, CEO, Talking Talent. They will discuss the future of flexible work and what it means for people returning to the workforce. This conversation will be moderated by PowerToFly's Maryella Marie.

Meet The Speakers

Kathryn Sollmann
Kathryn Sollmann
Author, Work+Life Expert & Community Leader of The 4 Jobs Club

Kathryn Sollmann helps current and returning professional women navigate professional transitions and reinventions at every age and stage. The author of Ambition Redefined: Why the Corner Office Doesn’t Work for Every Woman & What to Do Instead, she launched The 4 Jobs Club to help women who have up to 4 jobs (a paid one and caring for children, aging parents & households) blend work and life. A flexible work advocate, she created the online course, “Crisis or Not: How to ALWAYS Find the Work that Fits Your Life”. Her keen insights on women and work are supported in a national survey, “Women in 2020: Choosing to Move Up the Career Ladder—Or Not?”, and her views have appeared on the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal editorial pages. She is a frequent speaker at corporate women’s events and guest on radio/television shows and podcasts focused on women and work. Empowering women to develop their own brands of ambition and success, Kathryn’s personal mission is to keep women working in flexible ways that fit life—to achieve long-term financial security and nurture both families and careers along the way.

Karith Foster
Karith Foster
Speaker / Author, Inversity Solutions

Karith Foster is a Speaker, Author of “You Can Be Perfect or You Can Be Happy” and Creator of INVERSITY™ (A revolutionary way to address Diversity & Inclusion.) For nearly two decades she has taken her passion for entertaining and critical thinking nationwide- from the airwaves to organizations; from universities to corporations creating a seismic shift in mindsets and revolutionizing the way we address issues of diversity (Inversity™), leadership and most critical self-care. Her new book, “You Can Be Perfect or You Can Be Happy” debuted at #14 in the Personal Transformation category on Amazon’s Best Seller List. Karith is one of the most sought after speakers corporations in the areas of: Diversity, Leadership, Team Building & Motivation. Karith has appeared on Oprah, Fox & Friends and her TEDx Talk has garnered accolades nationwide. Karith takes the "division" out of traditional D&I training and has uniquely mastered how to have these important and critical conversations so that EVERYONE feels included. Karith is a TEDx Speaker who has multiple programs to bring to your institution that promote true inclusion and belonging as well as wellness and self-care- a critical and overlooked aspect of these conversations.

Nabanita De
Nabanita De
Founder, Returnships

Nabanita De is founder of www.returnships.info and Project Fib and is currently a Security Engineer at Uber. She is passionate about solving world challenges though tech and entrepreneurship. Her work has been recognized on Business Insider, Washington Post, Mashable, Huffington Post, BBC News, NDTV, Fortune, Wired Magazine and over 90% of news publications worldwide and she was invited to Forbes Under 30 by the Forbes Team. She has won several awards by big tech companies and institutes like Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Uber, Harvard, MIT and Qualcomm.

Teresa Hopke
Teresa Hopke
CEO, North America, Talking Talent

Teresa Hopke is CEO, North America of Talking Talent, a global coaching firm that inspires inclusive cultures that allow people and organizations to thrive. She and her team provide coaching-led programs to support working parents, the advancement and retention of women, and cultures of inclusion and belonging. A working mother of four, Teresa is committed to creating a more inclusive world for her children and the organizations she serves.

Maryella Marie
Maryella Marie
Virtual Event Moderator, PowerToFly

Maryella Marie [she/her] is a renaissance womxn and social impact multimedia producer who has spent a decade working with diverse technologists, independent artists, and divergent innovators across the globe to deepen their audiences’ emotional intelligence. Sharing the virtual stage with disruptive leaders such as Deepak Chopra, Rha Goddess, Deepa Purushothaman, Katharine Zaleski, and many more, she curates meaningful conversations and installations centered around belonging, amplifies underserved and underheard voices, and develops provocative initiatives that bridge our shared stories + connect us to an enlightened state of awareness.