brunchwork w/ Venture for America & Planted
Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM (EST)
Fill your weekend with inspiration and intention. Join us for an unforgettable farm-to-table brunch and mimosas with Venture for America founder and CEO Andrew Yang & Planted CEO Susan Zheng! Your brunch will feature:
* Inspirational fireside chat with Andrew & Susan in an intimate setting
* Dynamic Audience Challenge
* Curated connections with other young people hungry for the next opportunity (we will introduce you to the people you want to meet)
* Seasonal, organic, farm-to-table brunch by Ox Verte
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About the speakers
Andrew Yang is the Founder and CEO of Venture for America, and has worked in startups and early-stage growth companies as a founder or executive for more than twelve years. He was the CEO and President of Manhattan GMAT, a test prep company that was acquired by the Washington Post/Kaplan in 2009. He has also served as the co-founder of an Internet company and an executive at a health care software startup. Andrew has been selected by the White House as a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship and a Champion of Change for his work with Venture for America. He is the author of “Smart People Should Build Things,” published by Harper Business. He was named one of Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business,” and has appeared on CNBC, Morning Joe, Fox News, TIME, Techcrunch, the Wall St. Journal, and more.
Susan Zheng is the co-founder and CEO of Planted (Techstars ’14), a startup re-imagining talent matchmaking for growing companies and young professionals. Prior to Planted, Susan was an early employee at Tough Mudder and helped scale the company from 10 to 200 employees. In a former lifetime, she worked in finance. Having worked in both corporate and startups, she loves helping people find their dream job.
About our partners
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When & Where
You shouldn't have to settle for a job you don't love. It should be easy to explore your options, and build skills and connections. As easy as going to brunch with friends.
Re-imagine your career and add a dose of inspiration to your life. brunchwork is about coming together, embracing possibility, and choosing to pursue your highest ambitions.