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Speaker Series Kick off: Remote Work with Kate Kendall

Join us for our guest speaker series kick off on Tuesday, January 19th with "a lover of remote work culture."

Kate Kendall, CEO of CloudPeepsa newly-launched marketplace that connects businesses with remote community managers. 

Kate will share her background and experience working remotely and managing a remote team.  How do you start working remotely? What are some of the challenges remote freelancers and entrepreneurs face everyday? How do you build a cohesive culture across geography within your team and how do you keep everyone feeling connected?

More generally, we will hear about how the concept of remote work are changing our society and some of its biggest misconceptions.

Kate Kendall is a San Francisco-based, British-Australian entrepreneur and writer. She’s the founder and CEO of CloudPeeps – a talent marketplace that matches businesses with the world’s top freelance marketing, content and community professionals. She also created The Fetch – a curated guide to the best events and industry reads for professionals.

She started out as a business journalist and more recently, led growth and digital at magazine companies, handled outreach for new startups and helped businesses understand the role of community. Her work has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Quartz, BuzzFeed, The Next Web, The Australian, the ABC, Marie Claire, Lifehacker and more. General Assembly named her blog in the top 10 startup founder blogs to read in 2014. Connect with her on Twitter via @katekendall.

Thank you to our venue sponsor: 

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***We are planning to have monthly Nomad Pass meetups starting in San Francisco. Our speaker series will feature prominent guest speakers who will address various topics related to the remote work culture, travel and community building.

Meetups formats will vary from informal happy hours to panel discussions.

Not in San Francisco? Interested in starting a Nomad Pass meetup in your city? Let us know, we can help! We would love to have you a part of our growing community. Email us: [masked] to connect :)

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  • Maria

    Hi Everyone! I'm working on the video from our 1.19 Speaker Kick off event, let me know if anyone is interested in viewing it! Email:[masked] Thanks!

    January 25, 2016

  • Nico L.

    Was a good and well organized event, interesting info, my highlight was the cute russian photographer :)

    2 · January 20, 2016

    • Nico L.

      Yes, thats what I meant :)

      1 · January 20, 2016

    • Nico L.

      Also, I was not aware that my comment would be public haha. I thought it is some feedback for the great organizers of the event.

      3 · January 20, 2016

  • Brad S.

    Excellent event in a great venue. The presentation was very informative and I met some cool people. Looking forward to the next speaker!

    1 · January 20, 2016

  • Newton

    Thanks to the organizers for a great event last night!

    During Q&A, I asked about reputable overseas health care coverage providers. For everyone's reference the recommendations were:
    (1) http://www.worldnomads.com/
    (2) https://medjetassist.com/
    (3) https://globalrescue.com/
    (4) Red Point - I can't find this one online ...
    (5) http://www.travelguard.com/

    (1) was recommended by guest speaker Kate Kendall while (2-5) were recommended by an audience member.

    Would love to hear additional thoughts from others and also if I made a mistake in any of the above. I'd hate to be propagating incorrect info!

    4 · January 20, 2016

  • Matt R.

    The speech was very interesting and informative.

    1 · January 20, 2016

  • Maria

    Thank you all for coming last night! We'd love your thoughts on the event. Also let us know if you have any suggestions for improvement & ideas for future events!

    3 · January 20, 2016

  • Michael

    Great event, excellent insights, inspirational!

    2 · January 19, 2016

    • Maria

      Thanks for coming! Glad you enjoyed it. Keep in touch!

      January 20, 2016

  • Maria

    Hi everyone,

    Thanks for RSVP for tomorrow's event on remote work with Kate Kendall. The event will be held at We Work Transbay at 535 Mission Street 14th Floor, San Francisco, CA (Minna & 1st). FYI there is NO large We Work sign at the front as it is on the 14th floor of the building. You can enter both via Mission and Minna street.


    Please note that We Work's building management /security does not allow unattended visitors into WeWork after 6pm. There will be one staff member from our team who will escort you up to We Work on the 14th floor from 6 - 7:15 pm. Unfortunately, we will not be able to accommodate guests that arrive after 7:15pm.

    Program Flow is as follows:

    6:30 - 7:00 PM Registration & Networking

    7:00 - 8:00 PM Conversation with Kate Kendall

    8:00 - 8:30 PM Networking

    If you have any trouble finding the place or have any questions for us please comment on the event's meetup page (yes, we will check it this time!).

    I look forward to seeing you!
    Maria

    1 · January 18, 2016

  • Chelsea R.

    Awesome!

    1 · January 11, 2016

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  • Nomad Pass

    Community coordination and management as well as local travel perks

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    Venue space & help with engagement of the entrepreneurial community

  • WeWork

    A cool venue!

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