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Reactive Activism Kills: How Companies Can Shift From Reactive to Proactive Activism


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Reactive Activism Kills: How Companies Can Shift From Reactive to Proactive Activism

Celebrating Global Asian and Pacific Islander Identities

It’s great to see companies taking a stance in the world of activism, but what is the difference between proactive and reactive activism? How do companies determine which to use, and when? Join Karl Chen, Founder of the RYSE Network, as he answers these questions, describes the kinds of corporate activism we've seen in the past couple of years, and how companies can implement tiny shifts to positively impact lives.

Tags: Workplace activism, activism strategies

Karl Chen

Bridget Finkeldey

Karl is the founder of Ryse Professional Asian Network, one of the largest Asian professional development and networking communities in North America. Karl has been invited to speak at a multitude of panels regarding diversity and equity including Facebook, Women in Business, and Association of Asian Healthcare Leaders. Karl worked as an advisor to politicians and C-suite leaders to support the implementation of campaign direction and policy implementations for underserved communities. Karl is passionate about breaking down barriers and uplifting marginalized communities through community building and storytelling.

Hunter Canning

Bridget Finkeldey

Hunter Canning is a New York based actor, puppeteer, producer and photographer. A conscience citizen of the world, his ethos is bringing people together through all the facets of his life. Be it producing live performance downtown, creating corporate recruitment content or photographing portraiture, red carpets and live events; Hunter has a passion for bringing people together to foster growth, kindness and a true understanding of each other.

Raised in the outer canyons of Los Angeles, Hunter has been a professional actor in New York for the past decade. Notable credits include Broadway’s War Horse (Lincoln Center), Blue Bloods (CBS), The Baker & The Beauty (ABC) and Ray Donovan (Showtime). A career that has seen dizzying heights, all the while remaining with his two feet on the ground.

It is with great pleasure that Hunter joins the Power To Fly community to host and mediate its forums. He looks forward to meeting you all and connecting you with the amazing team of professionals they have brought together.

Find Hunter at or and on Instagram and LinkedIn @huntercanning

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