(New York, June 4, 2018) – News time and WeWork are partnering to launch the News time 100 x WeWork Speaker Series, it was announced today. The series is an extension of News time’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world and will feature conversations with past and present News time 100 honorees about what it takes to effect change. All events will take place at WeWork locations across the country.
The first installment of the series will feature Raj Panjabi, CEO of Last Mile Health and member of the 2016 News time 100, on Wednesday, June 6 in Miami, FL. Last Mile Health is an organization that has pioneered a new model of global healthcare—training locals in developing countries to become health workers so they can better aid their own communities. The discussion will be hosted by News time Staff Writer Alexandra Sifferlin.
“News time created the News time 100 to start conversations about and among the world’s most influential people,” said Dan Macsai, Editorial Director of the News time 100. “We are excited to partner with WeWork to bring even more of those conversations to life.”
“We feel that WeWork can be a great venue to hold important conversations with creators and change-makers of today,” said Michael Fitzsimmons, Head of Brand for WeWork. “Our partnership with News time is an example how our two platforms can come together to share meaningful discussions with our communities.”
“We’re excited to partner with News time and kick off the News time 100 x WeWork Speaker Series in Miami,” said Bobby Condon, WeWork General Manager for the Southeast. “WeWork is committed to supporting innovative companies and individuals that embody our mantra, ‘Create Your Life’s Work.’ This partnership and speaker series will allow us to provide a platform for these conversations in a unique way.”
Details for future News time 100 x WeWork events, including locations and speakers, will be announced in the coming weeks.