Bridging Communities BUILDing Resilience (4)

May 19, 2021

4:00- 5:00 PM EST

We invite you to join a conversation with Abadesi Osunsade on the power of resilience moderated by Christina Luconi, Chief People Officer, Rapid7 and Cendy Moliere, BUILD Class of 2015. Abadesi is the first-ever VP of Global Community & Belonging at Brandwatch, Founder & CEO of Hustle Crew, Author of “Dream Big. Hustle Hard: The Millennial Woman’s Guide to Success in Tech”, and Co-Host of Techish Podcast. 

She is a fearless, passionate champion for addressing racial inequities and opportunity gaps in the tech industry and building the next generation of diverse business leaders. Her story of resilience, hard work, and dreaming big is an inspiration to entrepreneurs of all ages.

Event Speaker

Abadesi Osunsade

Hustle Crew, CEO

Abadesi Osunsade – Founder & CEO of Hustle Crew. Co-Host Techish podcast (Top 20 Tech podcast on Apple Podcasts). Author of Dream Big. Hustle Hard: The Millennial Woman’s Guide to Success in Tech.

Abadesi was recently included in the Financial Times list of Top 100 Influential Leaders in Tech and Tech Nation’s 50 most prominent and influential voices in Tech. She graduated from the London School of Economics in 2009 and wrote for the Financial Times before joining London’s tech scene. Prior to her current roles she worked at Product Hunt, Elpha, Amazon, HotelTonight and Groupon where she was promoted after her first 8 months and helped scale her department 5X leading up to their record breaking IPO. In 2016 she published her careers advice book, Dream Big Hustle Hard: A Millennial Woman’s Guide to Success in Tech which is rated 5 stars on Amazon. She has been featured in Elle, Stylist, BBC, Forbes, The Times and The Independent.

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Event Moderators

Cendy Moliere

BUILD Boston, Board Member & class of '15
Egeneration marketing, search engine optimization

Christina Luconi

build boston, board chair
rapid 7, chief people officer

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1. iPhone, iPad, Zoom and Loom are all choices of recording tools for their video presentation 
2. Record with both students and their presentation in view
3. Record horizontally for the best view of the students and their presentation
4. Follow Presentation Diagram to the Right


- Make eye contact with the camera
- Notecards may be used as cue cards
•Pro Tip: Notecards should avoid having a full script
- Even when you are not speaking, don’t forget the camera is still recording!
•Be aware of your body language while you and your business partners are speaking
- Everyone has an opportunity to speak
- Professional dress is encouraged
- Practice makes perfect
•Practice how you will transition from each speaker
•Project your voice when you speak​

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