Over the last year, the MPW community has discovered new ways of sharing professional and personal challenges, surfacing insights and solutions, and even feeling over a virtual platform. As leaders, we can harness the current atmosphere of change to create a better tomorrow. And we can do it together. That’s why our 2021 theme is “Emerging Stronger.” Already confirmed speakers include Bobbi Brown, Founder and CCO, Jones Road Beauty and Evolution_18; Katie Fallon, Chief Global Impact Officer, McDonald’s; Dylan Farrow, Author and Activist; Jacqueline Fuller, Vice President, Google; President, Google.org; Dambisa Moyo, Global Economist and Author, How Boards Work; Indra Nooyi, Former Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo; Emily Ratajkowski, Entrepreneur, Writer, Actress, Model and Activist; Deb Schwartz, Chief Financial Officer, Cameo; Fidji Simo, Head of Facebook App, Facebook; and Shannon Watts, Founder, Moms Demand Action.
Join us in June and become part of a community that crosses industries and disciplines for new perspectives and a larger view of the world and your impact upon it.
From narrowing the global gender gap to the importance of paid leave, we sit down with this iconic Most Powerful Woman to talk about the impact of women in post pandemic economies and the power of mentorship
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COVID-19 has changed how we live and work—and along with it, the kinds of companies and services we use. Gym memberships got traded in for Pelotons, jeans for athleisure, coffee dates for Zoom meetings. We talk with leaders who harnessed the energy of this new world order to better understand what we can learn from their success stories.
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Many businesses have set ambitious goals for inclusion and equality, and are now putting plans in place to work towards achieving them. Who works at a company is key to making progress, but so is the work itself. How can the design of both project teams and products and services drive equality? We examine how to promote inclusivity throughout a company’s operations—from hiring and recruiting to business development and project execution
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As the post-pandemic world is starting to take shape, a range of new and dazzling developments are giving us a glimpse of what comes next. Hear from some of the business world’s most creative leaders on ways to nurture that imaginative spark and foster big-thinking innovation and fresh ideas
We sit down with Fidji Simo for a candid conversation about leading while under the lens at Facebook, working through medical issues, and the challenges women face in discussing personal health at work.
At over 2 million Cameo connections and an estimated valuation of $1 Billion, the Cameo app is bringing celebrity crushes into the homes of people everywhere, and helping talent build personal relationships with their fans.
What are the responsibilities of the 21st-century board? We’ll hear from the boardroom veteran on how boards are steering companies through current challenges and opportunities to make a positive impact on society.
As executive producer for ESPN Films’ ‘144’, Chiney Ogwumike leads us through her journey of capturing the unprecedented 2020 WNBA season and using her platform for a greater purpose.
Dylan Farrow shared her story with the world in the HBO docuseries Allen v. Farrow this year. Now Farrow is looking ahead—to her career as a fantasy author (her debut novel HUSH published last year) and beyond.
MPW Next Gen offers the wider aperture that helps prepare high achieving young executives for the next big step.
Past MPW Next Gen community members include founder-CEOs Whitney Wolfe Herd of Bumble, Katrina Lake of Stitch Fix, Debbie Sterling of GoldieBlox, Anne Wojcicki of 23andme, Reshma Saujani of Girls Who Code, and Emily Weiss of Glossier; as well as Stacey Abrams, Chelsea Clinton, Focus Brands President & COO Kat Cole, Meena Harris, Meghan Markle, Sam's Club CEO Kathryn McLay, Rebecca Minkoff, Zoom CMO Janine Pelosi, California First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Bozoma Saint John, former U.S. CTO Megan Smith, fashion icon Diane von Fürstenberg along with designer (and her granddaughter) Talita von Furstenberg, Drybar founder Alli Webb, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, and U.S. Olympic soccer stars Abby Wambach and Hope Solo.
Since launch, women leaders from more than 500 major companies have participated in this program, including Airbnb, Amazon, Apple, AT&T, Bank of America, Cisco, Dell, Dropbox, DuPont, Facebook, Estée Lauder, General Motors, Goldman Sachs, Google, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, McDonald’s, McKesson, Merck, NBCUniversal, PepsiCo, Pinterest, Salesforce, Starbucks, Target, Twitter, UPS, Verizon, Visa, and Walmart.
Fortune MPW Next Gen Members are invited to join us for the Virtual Summit on June 23-24, as well as additional small group conversations throughout the next year.
In addition, once you join theNext Gen community you will be automatically enrolled into a six-month membership into Fortune’s leadership development program, Fortune Connect. Connect is a global network of executives designed to build your skills as a purpose-driven leader. Membership includes informal discussions with Fortune 500 ceos, skill-building workshops, access to experts and to a network of global peers. The registration fee is $1,750, and attendance is subject to approval.
The FORTUNE MPW Next Gen Summit is developed with the guidance of Fortune editors, and the program is tailored with themes and speakers carefully selected to deliver maximum value to participants.
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For Participation & Nominations:
Participation at the 2021 Fortune Most Powerful Women Next Gen Virtual conference is by invitation only, and subject to approval. Registration is non-transferable.
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A limited number of corporate sponsorships are available for 2021. Please contact us for more information.
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