Diversity Reboot Summit

Parenthood in the Digital Age

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Parenthood in the Digital Age
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Join us for an open discussion on what parenthood looks like in the digital age and how technology can be used to transform the childcare industry. We are joined by Bri Harmon, a TV HOST, the founder of the 'What Women Need' expo and conference series, and a podcast host for the soon-to-launch, 'The Millennial Mommies Club'. She will be joined by Leslie Borrell, the founder of Carefully App, a network of parents that are redefining the traditional ‘care circle’ model for the digital age by searching and finding childcare solutions via the app.

Meet The Speakers

Bri Harmon
Bri Harmon

Brianna Harmon, better known as "Bri", is a television host covering all things entertainment, culture, career, and lifestyle. Bri has hosted events and special content for Sean Combs' REVOLT TV network, where she interviewed celebrities like DJ Khaled, Christian Combs, and Justin Combs.

Bri has also worked on projects for BET and played a key role on the talent team for HBCU Buzz.

Bri is the founder of the 'What Women Need' expo and conference series. Combined, its in-person and virtual events have brought together hundreds of women and dozens of vendors.

A mom to two young girls, Bri has also created 'The Millennial Mommies Club', which will soon launch as a podcast.

A native of West Palm Beach, Florida, Bri graduated from Florida A&M University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and was an on-air personality for WANM 90.5 radio. She started her career as an intern for Epic Records.

Leslie Borrell
Leslie Borrell
Founder/CEO, Carefully

After 20 years as a technology and product leader for industry leading companies including Etsy, Travelocity, and ThoughtWorks, Leslie followed her passion and founded Carefully, a cooperative platform for parents to build trusted networks for sharing care and hosting playdates. Leslie has demonstrated a unique talent for building talented, diverse, and inclusive teams that overcome obstacles and challenges to deliver above expectations and look for simple solutions to complex problems. She combines her deep understanding of agile values, engineering ethos, and practices that promote early delivery with her core values of empowerment and accountability to grow inspired teams. Leslie has always worked at the forefront of the technology industry, looking for the newest areas where she can adapt her experience, tackle new challenges, and expand her thinking. She's now applying her skills and experiences to building a business, a community, and a platform to help transform how we think about childcare.

Carefully is on a mission to change how we think about childcare to make it affordable, accessible, and inclusive. Carefully’s mission has become even more critical, as the need for managing childcare costs and options is finally starting to get some of the focus it deserves from employers and politicians alike. Finding balance and connecting with other parents in meaningful ways is what we all need now, more than ever.