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The 19th Represents

Virtual Summit

This event took place August 16-20, 2021

This summer, our second annual #19thRepresents Summit explored why #RepresentationMatters in democracy, sports, business, culture and voting. You can watch the full summit to hear from leaders, history-makers and rising stars — as well as performances from Julien Baker, Gina Chavez, The Linda Lindas, and the Broadway cast of Jagged Little Pill.

Presented By

Business

Check out our exciting roundup of conversations with leaders building a more representative economic world.

Speakers

Chabeli Carrazana

Chabeli Carrazana

Economy Reporter, The 19th (she/her)

Chabeli Carrazana

Economy Reporter, The 19th (she/her)

Priscilla Chan

Priscilla Chan

Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (she/her)

Priscilla Chan

Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (she/her)

Gina Chavez

Gina Chavez

Musician (she/her)

Gina Chavez

Musician (she/her)

Barbara Clarke

President, The Impact Seat (she/her)


Sponsor

President, The Impact Seat (she/her)


Sponsor
Beatrice Dixon

Beatrice “Bea” Dixon

CEO, The Honey Pot Company (she/her)

Beatrice Dixon

CEO, The Honey Pot Company (she/her)

Mary Kay Henry

Mary Kay Henry

International President, SEIU (she/her)

Mary Kay Henry

International President, SEIU (she/her)

Saru Jayaraman

Saru Jayaraman

President and Co-Founder, One Fair Wage (she/her)

Saru Jayaraman

President and Co-Founder, One Fair Wage (she/her)

Shefali Luthra

Shefali Luthra

Health Care Reporter, The 19th (she/her)

Shefali Luthra

Health Care Reporter, The 19th (she/her)

Kathryn Murdoch

Kathryn Murdoch

President, President, Quadrivium Foundation (she/her)

Kathryn Murdoch

President, President, Quadrivium Foundation (she/her)

Sara Nelson

Sara Nelson

Intl. President, AFA-CWA, AFL-CIO (she/her)

Sara Nelson

Intl. President, AFA-CWA, AFL-CIO (she/her)

Gina Raimondo

Secretary Gina M. Raimondo

U.S. Department of Commerce (she/her)

Gina Raimondo

U.S. Department of Commerce (she/her)

Whitney Wolfe-Herd

Whitney Wolfe Herd

Founder and CEO, Bumble (she/her)

Whitney Wolfe-Herd

Founder and CEO, Bumble (she/her)

Judy Woodruff

Judy Woodruff

Anchor and Managing Editor, PBS NewsHour (she/her)

Judy Woodruff

Anchor and Managing Editor, PBS NewsHour (she/her)

Schedule

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Business

The people building a more representative business world.

 
Welcome | 1 p.m. ET

  • Emily Ramshaw, CEO, The 19th

Keynote

A conversation with Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo | 1:10 p.m. ET

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo joined the Biden administration to help build a care economy that works for everyone. PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff will explore what those efforts look like today — and how they’ve evolved over modern history.

  • Secretary Gina M. Raimondo, U.S. Department of Commerce

Moderator:

Judy Woodruff, Anchor and Managing Editor, PBS NewsHour

Panel

Better than good | 1:40 p.m. ET

Meet women on the cutting edge of American philanthropy to learn how they define social good. How do leaders measure impact and what does it mean to bring about meaningful change in this moment?

  • Priscilla Chan, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Moderator:

Kathryn Murdoch, Co-Founder and President, Quadrivium Foundation

 
Take a breath | 2:25 p.m. ET

Join us each day for a breathing, stretching and movement break led by yoga instructor and body positivity expert Jessamyn Stanley.

Panel

Yes we can | 2:30 p.m. ET

The pandemic exposed a lack of fair wages, protections and safety-net resources for millions of American workers. Hear how labor leaders across industries are working to reshape the fight for worker rights.

  • Mary Kay Henry, International President, Service Employees International Union
  • Saru Jayaraman, President and Co-Founder, One Fair Wage
  • Sara Nelson, International President, Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO

Moderator:

Shefali Luthra, Health Care Reporter, The 19th

Performance

Gina Chavez performs ‘La Que Manda’ and ‘Let It Out’ | 3:15 p.m. ET

Gina Chavez is a queer, Catholic and Latinx artist based in Austin, Texas. Her 2020 hit “La Que Manda” (The Woman in Charge) is about waking up to the power within.

Sponsor Segment

From our presenting sponsor: The Impact Seat

The Impact Seat builds entrepreneurial ecosystems that create communities of inclusive innovation.

  • Barbara Clarke, Founder and President, The Impact Seat

Panel

Cracking the C-suite | 3:30 p.m. ET

Two innovative founders and CEOs explain how they built their businesses and what the for-profit sector can do to empower (and fund) leaders from underrepresented groups.

  • Whitney Wolfe Herd, Founder and CEO, Bumble
  • Beatrice “Bea” Dixon, Co-Founder and CEO, The Honey Pot Company

Moderator:

Chabeli Carrazana, Economy Reporter, The 19th

Special Thanks

The 19th Represents 2021 Virtual Summit is five days of impactful programming made possible by the support of our sponsors.

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