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Accelerating Cloud-Driven Transformation with Nasrin Rezai & Steve Van Kuiken

Cloud technology is shaping the way we live, the way we work and the way industries innovate. Join us on Monday, Sept. 27 when Washington Post Live examines the accelerated adoption of cloud computing, which is expected to expand by over a third in 2021 alone. We’ll also assess the ways companies are vastly beefing up how they secure data and how their cyber defenses are becoming more sophisticated to combat hostile actors. Thought leaders and business executives will explain how cloud technology is saving companies money, while adding convenience for its millions of users.
Upcoming Programs

Diversity in the Workplace: Talent Acquisition & Workplace Pipeline with Laura Fuentes

Traditional recruitment is changing amidst the coronavirus pandemic, rapid technological change and growing social movements. Employees are increasingly looking for greater flexibility and shared values in the companies to which they apply. Recruiters are prioritizing potential over experience and candidates who can fulfill organizational goals while placing less emphasis on academic qualifications and formal experience. Laura Fuentes, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer from Hilton will join Washington Post Live to talk about how companies are acquiring talent and building diverse workplaces in this new normal. Join the conversation on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 10:30 a.m. ET.
  • Tuesday, September 28 at 10:30 AM EDT

“Unrequited Infatuations” with Stevie Van Zandt

Acclaimed rock-and-roll guitarist, music producer, solo artist and “The Sopranos” actor, Stevie Van Zandt rose to fame touring the world with Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band. In his new memoir, “Unrequited Infatuations,” Van Zandt chronicles the twists and turns of his nearly nonstop career since the mid-1960s. The musician turned activist turned actor, Van Zandt joins Washington Post opinion columnist Jonathan Capehart to share stories from his unique life journey. Join Washington Post Live on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 1:00 p.m. ET.
  • Tuesday, September 28 at 1:00 PM EDT

Chasing Cancer with Wayne A.I. Frederick, MD & Meg Kinnard

The COVID-19 pandemic presented huge challenges for people living with cancer. From delayed screenings to higher rates of advanced diagnosis to elevated risks for immunocompromised patients, this pandemic has forced people living with cancer and the health care workers who care for them to make difficult, life-changing decisions. On Tuesday, Sept. 28, hear from patients, doctors and advocates about the impact of the novel coronavirus on cancer and the path forward as the nation continues to navigate its way out of the pandemic.
  • Tuesday, September 28 at 3:00 PM EDT

“My Life in Full: Work, Family, and Our Future” with Indra Nooyi

Indra Nooyi, the former chair and CEO of PepsiCo, is one of the only women to run a Fortune 50 company and one of the foremost strategic thinkers of our time. In her new memoir, “My Life in Full: Work, Family, and Our Future,” Nooyi describes the events that shaped her life, from her childhood and early education in 1960s India to the Yale School of Management to her rise as a corporate consultant and strategist who ascended into the most senior executive ranks in business. Join Washington Post columnist David Ignatius on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 11:00 a.m. ET.
  • Wednesday, September 29 at 11:00 AM EDT

The Future of Small Business with Jill Bommarito & Josh Silverman

Small businesses are the lifeblood of the United States economy, and their survival after COVID-19 is critically important. Join Washington Post Live on Wednesday, Sept. 29 for a series of conversations about how small businesses are responding to the new business landscape and offering creative incentives to retain talent – with a special focus on the new challenges and opportunities for small businesses to manage their finances.
  • Wednesday, September 29 at 2:00 PM EDT

Building Ahead: Infrastructure with U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm & Gov. Steve Sisolak (D-Nev.)

The country’s aging infrastructure is taking center stage in Washington and across America. U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm joins Washington Post opinions writer Jonathan Capehart on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 4:30pm ET to discuss the Biden administration’s plan for building a sustainable infrastructure, including grid security, clean energy and combatting climate change. Gov. Steve Sisolak (D-Nev.) will also join Washington Post Live to discuss his ambitious infrastructure goals for Nevada, including a $75 million investment in a variety of job-creating proposals, including electric vehicles and other energy efficient programs.
  • Wednesday, September 29 at 4:30 PM EDT

Protecting Our Planet: What’s at Stake with Amina J. Mohammed

A recent report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns humans have unequivocally pushed the climate into "unprecedented" territory and catastrophic impacts lie ahead unless the world dramatically cuts greenhouse gas emissions. On Thursday, Sept. 30 at 2:00 p.m. ET, U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed joins Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers to discuss the high stakes for protecting our planet and the COP26 conference this November in Scotland.
  • Thursday, September 30 at 2:00 PM EDT

Next Generation: Education with Sal Khan and Marley Dias

Generation Z is prompting the education system in the United States to change. Not interested in listening to long lectures, Gen Z thrives on interaction and quick responses. But they want more than just the right technology; they want to see system-wide change and are passionate about changing the world. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, Sept. 30 for a series of conversations with innovative thinkers, educators and Gen Z leaders about the changing needs of American students, diversity in the classroom, and how connectivity through technology and engagement is taking education outside of the classroom and onto the streets.
  • Thursday, September 30 at 4:00 PM EDT

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart

Washington Post Live’s “First Look” offers a smart, inside take on the day’s politics. Jonathan Capehart will host a reporter debrief followed by a roundtable discussion with Washington Post columnists. Tune in for news and analysis you can’t get anywhere else on Friday, October 1 at 9:00am ET.
  • Friday, October 01 at 9:00 AM EDT
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Past Programs

The Great Resignation with Molly M. Anderson, Anthony C. Klotz, PhD & Elaine Welteroth

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many employees across the country are reevaluating what work means to them. Following more than a year of employment uncertainty, over 3.9 million Americans quit their jobs in June 2021 in the pursuit of more meaningful careers, greater work-life balance and better compensation. This trend was coined “The Great Resignation,” and it also has employers rethinking the needs of their employees. Washington Post editor and writer Dave Jorgenson will speak with Anthony C. Klotz, a workplace expert from Texas A&M University; Molly M. Anderson, an employee-turned-entrepreneur who now runs Anderson Legal Innovation; and Elaine Welteroth, MasterClass instructor and former editor-in-chief of “Teen Vogue,” about the evolution of the workplace and how companies are responding to these ongoing changes. Join Washington Post Live on Friday, Sept. 24 at 3:00pm ET.
  • 18 hours ago

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Anne Gearan, Ruth Marcus & Megan McArdle

Washington Post Live’s “First Look” offers a smart, inside take on the day’s politics. Jonathan Capehart will host a reporter debrief followed by a roundtable discussion with Washington Post columnists. Tune in for news and analysis you can’t get anywhere else.
  • 1 day ago

Scott Gottlieb, MD, Author, “Uncontrolled Spread: Why COVID-19 Crushed Us and How We Can Defeat the Next Pandemic”

Scott Gottlieb, MD, served as the 23rd FDA Commissioner from 2017-2019 and has become an essential voice in the global pandemic. In his new book, “Uncontrolled Spread: Why COVID-19 Crushed Us and How We Can Defeat the Next Pandemic,” Gottlieb shares why the United States was so vulnerable against the coronavirus and how we can stop it from happening again. Join national reporter Yasmeen Abutaleb for Washington Post Live on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 5:00pm ET.
  • 1 day ago

5G: Industry 4.0 with Niklas Heuveldop & Carolyn Lee

5G is reshaping our world in countless ways and significantly impacting our daily lives. Besides vaulting our telecommunications forward, the new technology recasts the digital landscape for innovation, growth and increases competition on the international stage. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, Sept. 23 for a series of conversations examining how this fifth-generation mobile network is impacting the manufacturing industry and securing the United States’ role in the future of technology.
  • 1 day ago

“Peril” with Co-Authors Bob Woodward & Robert Costa

Washington Post associate editor and Watergate legend Bob Woodward and national political reporter Robert Costa have teamed up to author “Peril,” which takes readers deep inside the Trump and Biden administrations and the transition between the two. Having interviewed over 200 insiders, Woodward and Costa discuss what they consider to be one of the most dangerous periods in American history. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 12:00pm ET.
  • 1 day ago

Protecting Our Planet with Alok Sharma

Alok Sharma, president of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, sounded the alarm that this year’s climate summit is “our last best chance of getting this right.” Sharma joins Washington Post Live for a conversation about the issues topping the climate agenda, challenges with COVID-19 accommodations and his recent efforts to ensure international commitment to climate initiatives
  • 1 day ago

Race in America: Hispanic Heritage Month with Eduardo Díaz

The National Museum of the American Latino will be built in the coming years to celebrate the expansive and diverse histories, cultures and contributions of Latino communities. Washington Post reporter Arelis R. Hernández spoke with Eduardo Díaz, interim director of the planned museum and current director of the Smithsonian Latino Center, about the importance of recognizing this long history and how the past shapes our present in our conversations marking Hispanic Heritage Month.
  • 2 days ago

Climate Solutions: Wildlife Conservation with Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE & Paula Kahumbu, PhD

Over the past four decades, we have lost close to 70 percent of global wildlife. The great challenge for humans now is to figure out how to rectify this extinction storm. Experts agree that protecting land and marine animal wildlife offers one of the most substantial solutions to the climate crisis, which remains crucial to the survival of nature and humanity. Iconic conservationist Jane Goodall joins Washington Post Live to discuss opportunities aimed at recovering and protecting endangered species and combating the ongoing consequences of climate change. WildlifeDirect CEO Paula Kahumbu will talk about how her life’s work in safeguarding elephants against environmental change and poaching is helping to solve this two-pronged crisis. Join the conversation on Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 10:00am ET.
  • 2 days ago

The Path Forward: The Airline Industry with American Airlines Chair & CEO Doug Parker

The spread of the more contagious delta variant of COVID-19 has again disrupted travel plans and the recent summer rebound. On Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 2:00pm ET, Washington Post economics correspondent Heather Long speaks with Doug Parker, American Airlines chair and CEO, about how the carrier is keeping its passengers and employees safe, its efforts to address the environmental cost of flying and the future of the travel industry.
  • 3 days ago

The Path Forward: Cryptocurrency with Gary Gensler

Gary Gensler, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair, is one of the world’s most powerful financial regulators and a key player in the push by the government to regulate the trillion-dollar plus cryptocurrency industry. On Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 12:00pm ET, Washington Post columnist David Ignatius speaks with Gensler about the cryptocurrency landscape, the growth in digital trading platforms and his call for more stringent financial disclosures around sustainability.
  • 3 days ago

Race in America: Hispanic Heritage Month with Gina Torres

Gina Torres has starred in TV shows including "Suits," “Pearson” and "9-1-1: Lone Star." On Monday, Sept. 20 at 2:30pm ET, Washington Post reporter Marianna Sotomayor speaks with Torres about her wide-ranging career over the last three decades and celebrating her Afro-Latina identity in our conversations marking Hispanic Heritage Month.
  • 4 days ago

The Path Forward: The Tech Reckoning with Brad Smith

Just appointed Microsoft’s vice chair, Brad Smith is one of the tech industry’s top executives. Smith is also an attorney and represents the software company when it comes to matters of policy. The newly re-written paperback edition of his book, “Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age,” explores the balance between rewards and existential risks posed by technology through the lenses of cyberattacks, digital sovereignty and the pandemic.
  • 4 days ago

Library of Congress National Book Festival: Conversations with Michael J. Fox & Joy Harjo

The Library of Congress National Book Festival is among the most anticipated annual literary gatherings bringing together readers and authors. In partnership with this year’s festival, Washington Post Live will feature conversations with actor Michael J. Fox and U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo about their recent memoirs. In “No Time Like the Future,” Fox reflects on his journey with Parkinson’s disease and the power of optimism. In “Poet Warrior,” Harjo discusses her Native American roots and path to becoming the voice of a nation. Join opinions writer Jonathan Capehart on Friday, Sept. 17 at 11:00am ET for the back-to-back conversations. The Washington Post is a charter sponsor of the National Book Festival.
  • Sep 17

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Charles Lane, Eugene Robinson & Marianna Sotomayor

Washington Post Live’s “First Look” offers a smart, inside take on the day’s politics. Jonathan Capehart will host a reporter debrief followed by a roundtable discussion with Washington Post columnists. Tune in for news and analysis you can’t get anywhere else on Friday, Sept. 17 at 9:00am ET.
  • Sep 17

George F. Will: American Conservative with Michael Duffy, Bill Kristol, Ruth Marcus & Eugene Robinson

Join Washington Post Live for a special tribute honoring Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author George F. Will around the release of his new book, “American Happiness and Discontents: The Unruly Torrent, 2008-2020.” Hear from Washington Post columnists, editors and broadcast legends on Will's storied career, contributions to American journalism and outsized impact on the conservative movement in the United States. Washington Post opinions editor-at-large Michael Duffy hosts conversations with Ruth Marcus, deputy editorial page editor, Eugene Robinson, opinions columnist, Bill Kristol, editor-at-large at The Bulwark and George Will on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 3:00PM ET.
  • Sep 15

“Where Tomorrows Aren’t Promised” with Carmelo Anthony

Ten-time NBA All-Star, author and philanthropist Carmelo Anthony sits down with Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart to discuss his new book, “Where Tomorrows Aren't Promised,” which explores how he overcame the odds of poverty, racism, violence, mental illness and a broken education system to become one of the world’s most successful athletes. Anthony faced palpable dangers growing up – often struggling to survive physically and mentally. He will discuss how those experiences shaped him into the man he is today. Join Washington Post Live on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 2:00pm ET.
  • Sep 14

Securing Cyberspace with Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.) & Jeanette Manfra

As large scale global cyberattacks and ransomware threats continue, the Biden administration has made clear that cybersecurity is a top priority. The government’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) just launched new efforts to defend the country against criminal hackers and nation-state actors. Recent breaches against government organizations and private companies highlight the importance of cooperation between the public and private sector to chart a path to securing cyberspace from endpoint security to comprehensive network security architecture. On Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 12:30pm ET, join Washington Post Live for back-to-back conversations with Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.), the ranking Republican leader of the House Committee on Homeland Security, and Jeanette Manfra, Global Director of Risk and Compliance at Google Cloud and former Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications at the Department of Homeland Security.
  • Sep 14

The Early 202: Rep. Peter Meijer (R-Mich.)

Rep. Peter Meijer (R-Mich.) sat down with Jacqueline Alemany, author of The Early 202, The Washington Post’s premier morning politics newsletter. Meijer, a U.S. Army veteran who served in Iraq, will talk about his push for a congressional investigation into the Biden administration’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, as well as the current national security threats facing America.
  • Sep 13

“The Authority of the Court and the Peril of Politics” with Justice Stephen G. Breyer

Stephen Breyer has served on the Supreme Court of the United States since 1994. In his new book, “The Authority of the Court and the Peril of Politics,” Justice Breyer reflects on his tenure and the historical evolution of the Supreme Court’s authority. Breyer joins Washington Post columnist David Ignatius to discuss his call for reviving civics education in schools and his belief that encouraging citizens to participate in public life will bolster confidence in government. Join Washington Post Live on Monday, Sept. 13 at 11:00am ET.
  • Sep 13

9/11: Twenty Years Later with Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice was the U.S. national security advisor on Sept. 11, 2001 and helped shape America’s response to the terrorist attacks that day. Join Washington Post Live on Friday, Sept. 10 at 3:00pm ET when columnist David Ignatius interviews the former Secretary of State about that fateful day, how the Bush administration responded, the fight against terrorism 20 years later and the recent Taliban takeover in Afghanistan.
  • Sep 10
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