Tag: Talk

Talk is cheap. What are arts organizations doing about diversity and inclusion?

When George Floyd lost his life under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, it was all too much. The nation was thrown into turmoil, and everyone chose a side, even arts organizations. There were black squares on social media, and various pledges for this or that. But what they all come down to are four basic questions:



a group of people sitting in a chair: Jackie Taylor, founder and leader of Black Ensemble Theater, and Daryl D. Brooks, producing managing director, in the theater at 4450 N. Clark St. in Chicago on Sept. 2.


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Jackie Taylor, founder and leader of Black Ensemble Theater, and Daryl D. Brooks, producing managing director, in the theater at 4450 N. Clark St. in Chicago on Sept. 2.



Wardell Julius Clark et al. posing for the camera: Kaiser Ahmed (Joe Mazza), Sydney Charles (Joel Maisonet!), Wardell Julius Clark (Joshua Albanese) and Coya Paz Brownrigg


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Kaiser Ahmed (Joe Mazza), Sydney Charles (Joel Maisonet!), Wardell Julius Clark (Joshua Albanese) and Coya Paz Brownrigg

— What are they in fact doing?

— Is it nonsense virtue signalling?

— What should the be doing?

— Is any of it working?

These stories kicks off the first in an ongoing

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Rosario Dawson, Abrima Erwiah Talk Voter Registration, Social Change, Entrepreneurship

New York Fashion Week is all about change, so fittingly IMG started the week with a discussion titled “Fashion’s Power to Create Change.”

Presented by Visa and moderated by Tiffany Reid, the virtual talk featured Studio One Eighty Nine’s founder Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah, designer Tanya Taylor and Visa’s Mary Ann Reilly. In a wide-swinging conversation, they discussed how fashion can help to create social change, how small businesses can have a huge impact, the importance of female founders, their commitment to voter registration and the power of consumers’ voting with their wallets.

Dawson and Erwiah stressed the importance of speaking up — uninterrupted. They also championed Fashion For Our Future 2020, an initiative with other designers that offers products designed to encourage voting and inform voters. “We hope that on Nov. 3 we’re all going to turn up and celebrate our right to vote, because we can. And

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Radix Brings Together Chemicals Industry Thought Leaders to Discuss Aligning Your Business and Digital Strategies at Radix Talk+ No. 8

Speakers for Radix Talk+ No. 8

Speakers at Radix Talk+ 8 (Left-to-Right): Stephen Reynolds, OSISoft; Eric Israel, Champion X; Jane Arnold, Covestro; and Flávio Niemeyer Guimarães, Radix US.
Speakers at Radix Talk+ 8 (Left-to-Right): Stephen Reynolds, OSISoft; Eric Israel, Champion X; Jane Arnold, Covestro; and Flávio Niemeyer Guimarães, Radix US.
Speakers at Radix Talk+ 8 (Left-to-Right): Stephen Reynolds, OSISoft; Eric Israel, Champion X; Jane Arnold, Covestro; and Flávio Niemeyer Guimarães, Radix US.

HOUSTON, Sept. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Radix Engineering and Software will host thought leaders from the chemicals industry to discuss “Aligning your Business and Digital Strategies” on Thursday, September 10th at 9 a.m. CDT during its Radix Talk+ #8. This free, online event will be live streamed and available for viewing post-event. To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/radix-talk-aligning-your-digital-and-business-strategies-tickets-116893550757.

Joining Radix for the conversation will be Jane Arnold, Head of Global Process Control Technology for Covestro; Eric Israel, Global Marketing Director for ChampionX’s Oilfield Chemicals; Steven Reynolds, Industry Principal – Chemicals with OSI Soft; and Radix US’ CEO, Flávio Niemeyer Guimarães.

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