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September 30, 2020 - 5:30 am

Active Listening that Leads to Understanding: Driving Equity and Action

By: Fyli
Merriam-Webster defines Equity as: justice according to natural law or right specifically: freedom from bias or favoritism.

It’s been 4 months since the murder of George Floyd and roughly 6 months since the start of the pandemic in the US and with the recent ruling on Breonna Taylor’s murder, it has become painfully clear that within our society the same rules do not apply to all. In this session of Active Listening that Leads to Understanding we will explore how the disruption we as a society have experienced is affecting the corporate brand space, politics and how our media is covering it.


Crystal Berger, feature host, producer, contributor and author of, “Be Extraordinary: Claiming a Life of Purpose, Passion & Prosperity.Crystal’s work has been featured on ABC, Fox, the Dr. Oz show, The Trinity Broadcasting Network, Sirius FM and Forbes


  1. Deidre Smalls-Landau– Chief Marketing Officer and EVP, Global Culture at UM Worldwide
  2. Meredith Lilly– Lawyer, @ObamaWhiteHouse Appointee and Campaign Manager
  3. Natasha Marsh– Journalist and reporter at PopSugar & Cosmopolitan      


1. Are you an aspiring entrepreneur or started your business already?

A. Aspiring Entrepreneur
B. Started Business

2. Are you committed to a year filled with growth and accountability and have the time to contribute peer to peer mentorship to other community members while growing together year after year?

A. YES I have the time and fully committed
B. NO I have limited time and would prefer to pop in and out as needed

3. Are you open to travel and gathering in person for strategy sessions and events, or would prefer to be remote and fully online?

A. Open to travel
B. Virtual

4. Do you have a detailed business plan and strategy in place to grow your company even if you did not start it yet?

A. Yes
B. No

5. Are you willing to learn new skills, get vulnerable, and focus on accountability even when things get hard along the way?

A. Hell YES!
B. Willing to Try