Upstream Events: Sarah O’Brien from CNN, Andrew Steinthal from The Infatuation, Sarah Frier from…

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Upstream Events: Sarah O’Brien from CNN, Andrew Steinthal from The Infatuation, Sarah Frier from…

Hey all -

Can’t believe it’s March next week… let’s make this last week of February count.

A few events to highlight:

  1. Future of Work Ideathon with Marie Roker-Jones, Co-founder of Essteem: Wed at 2pm ET (RSVP)

As we honor Black History Month, we will discuss how to create trusted spaces for inclusion. Together we will explore: “How can employers, managers, and team members help foster social well-being for BIPOC employees?”

2. LGBTQ+Up Event with Shachar Grembek, Co-Founder and CTO of Reps AI: Wed at 1pm ET (RSVP)

In addition to co-founding Reps AI, Shachar is the founder of LGBTech, a tech-focused org promoting the inclusion of LGBTQ+ people in the workforce, and is a Yahoo Finance LGBTQ+ world leader (see #57).

3. Upstream Book Club with Sarah Frier, Bloomberg Reporter & Author of No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram: Tues at 6pm ET (RSVP)

Join the 2nd meeting of the Upstream book club hosted by Nikki Bogopolskaya and Danielle Mantich with special guest Sarah Frier, to discuss her book, No Filter: the Inside Story of Instagram.

4. The Serial Marketers’ Esports and Gaming Week kicks off today! You can join any of their amazing panels, breakouts, and office hours here.

Win of the Week: Has Upstream helped you professionally? Share your Upstream win with Alex/Sarah to get featured (& GET SPECIAL UPSTREAM SWAG!)

Waverly Middleton was looking to meet more people energized by sustainability and ESG. Through Upstream, Waverly met Jack Policar, COO of Phood, who is helping to build a passionate community around climate change advocacy.

New Feature Alert: RSVP for Events and Office Hours from the Web

As we march towards Upstream being fully available on web, we are excited to share that you can now RSVP for Events and Office Hours from your computer. Not everything works yet, and there are some design changes happening daily, but try it out!

Just click an event link — like this one for Upstream book club and log in to RSVP. You can also host your office hours on your computer (event hosting / attending is coming ASAP!)

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS ROUND-UP

Open the links below from your phone or from your computer!

TUESDAY the 23rd

Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm EST

Evening: 5pm — 8pm EST

WEDNESDAY the 24th

Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm EST

Evening: 5pm — 8pm EST

THURSDAY the 25th

Morning: 8am — 12pm EST

Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm EST

Evening: 5pm — 9pm EST

Friday the 26th

Morning: 8am — 12pm EST

Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm EST

Notable Upcoming

THIS WEEK’S OFFICE HOURS

Open the links below from your phone (RSVP from Web coming soon!)

We are only going to select a few Office Hours a day. The rest will be found in the Discover tab.

MONDAY the 22nd

TUESDAY the 23rd

WEDNESDAY the 24th

THURSDAY the 25th

FRIDAY the 26th

SATURDAY the 27th

SUNDAY the 28th

If you have any friends you think might like the events above, share the link with them so they can RSVP and join!

Can’t wait to see you at an event!

Alex