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AT&T Inc.* (NYSE:T) CEO John Stankey will be the opening speaker of the WSJ Tech Live conference on October 19, 2020. The presentation will be held virtually and is scheduled to begin at 12:05 p.m. ET.
A livestream of the fireside chat will be available at no cost for those who register for the Watch Pass on the WSJ conference website. Viewers should join the webcast a few minutes before the planned start time in case the conference schedule changes.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a diversified, global leader in telecommunications, media and entertainment, and technology. WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content to global audiences through its consumer brands, including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Turner Classic Movies. Xandr, now part of WarnerMedia, provides marketers
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West Virginia State University President Dr. Nicole Pride will be the keynote speaker for the 2020 West Virginia Women & Technology Conference, to be offered online this year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
South Charleston-based TechConnect West Virginia is hosting this year’s virtual conference, which is free to view online. It will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at noon on Monday, Oct. 19.
As in years past, the 2020 webinar/conference will address the under-representation of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields and explore strategies for closing the gender gap in technology.
Pride started her career in the corporate and nonprofit sectors, moving later to the higher education field at North Carolina A&T State University. She was named the first female president at the Institute university in July and became the school’s 12th president in September.
A pair of panel discussions will follow Pride’s remarks.
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See below for video of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (“TJ”) alumni speaking in support of the TJ Merit Lottery Plan. For some background on this issue, see As People Across America Protest Racial Inequity, #1 Public High School in the Country (“TJ” in Fairfax, VA) Just Admitted ZERO African Americans [UPDATED]; Thomas Jefferson High School Alumni Action Group Endorses Merit Lottery System for “TJ” Admissions;Loudoun County School Board Sends Letter to Fairfax County School Board Expressing Concerns Over Changes to “TJ” Admissions Process; Audio: VA Secretary of Education Atif Qarni Argues for Changes in Admissions to Governor’s Schools to Increase Diversity; Says “It will only make these schools better”; WaPo Allows Torrent of Racist Comments in Article on Blacks, Latinos Being Underrepresented at Thomas Jefferson HS; etc.
Basically, the argument is that admissions to “TJ” should be based not on the “singular skill…of test taking”
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Business Insider is proud to announce that Robert Lewandowski will speak at the inaugural BI Global Trends Festival, a virtual event taking place the week of October 19-23, 2020.
Lewandowski is the captain of the Poland national football team and plays as a striker for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich. He is the Poland national team’s all-time top scorer and Bundesliga’s all-time number three scorer.
On stage at Business Insider’s virtual conference, Lewandowski will talk about his experience and challenges he faces as a team leader — and not just on the football field.
“Self-discipline, strong will, perseverance, ability to make instant decisions and to draw conclusions from wins and losses are the desired traits of any athlete, and they are increasingly decisive to business successes,” Lewandowki said. “Both these domains also require a leader, a captain.”
Lewandowski is an investor in long-term technology and real estate development projects, trading and
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Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis just appeared in an adorable new video.
Kensington Royal posted the cute video to their social media accounts.
The royal trio! It’s not every day that we get to hear Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis’ little voices. So, when Kensington Royal released a cute video of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s three kids, we took notice.
The three children appeared with TV icon and natural historian, Sir David Attenborough, to ask him questions about nature. First up was 7-year-old George, who asked, “What animal do you think will become extinct next?” David said that he hopes no more animals will become extinct. Next up was 5-year-old Charlotte, who said, “I like spiders, do you like spiders?” He answered that he loves them (why he loves them is still tbd).
Lastly, 2-year-old Louis asked, “What animal do you like?” David
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LONDON, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Gary Vaynerchuk is one of the most prolific content creators on the planet with five New York Times best-selling books under his belt, 2,000,000 Twitter followers, a regular podcaster as well as being the CEO of advertising giant VaynerMedia.
He takes a special interest in emerging tech and is an investor in Twitter, Uber and Facebook. The New York arm of CoinGeek Live will be hosted in The Manhattan Studio where Gary will be part of a panel discussing the emerging on-chain social media landscape. He will be joined alongside media and content creators who are engaging in on-chain social channels that offer different financial returns for content creators.
Gary Vaynerchuk, commented: “I’m incredibly fascinated by block chain technology and I’m thrilled to be joining CoinGeek to share my thoughts regarding this space. I’m excited to see how this landscape will continue