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Lola.com Commemorates International Women’s Day by Spotlighting Women’s Challenges and Triumphs

By Kathleen Burns, published on Mar 4, 2020
Lola.com Commemorates International Women’s Day by Spotlighting Women’s Challenges and Triumphs

Lola.com hosts panel to discuss real-life challenges as well as LinkedIn recommendation workshop to collectively boost women’s profiles

 BOSTON – March 4, 2020 Lola.com, the Agile Travel Management™ company that provides a super simple way to book, manage, report, and save on business travel, is hosting a panel discussion to commemorate International Women’s Day. On Wednesday, March 4, 2020, women from various departments at Lola.com are taking questions and discussing real-life experiences in the workplace and beyond to help move gender equity forward. International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, and is observed annually on March 8.

WHAT: International Women’s Day Panel Discussion at Lola.com

WHEN: Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 5:00 p.m. ET

WHERE: Lola.com Headquarters, 1 Financial Center, 20th Floor, Boston, MA

Panelists include Susan Jacobs, Senior Engineering Manager; Julie King, Corporate Travel Executive; Beth Cohen, Corporate Counsel; Eliana Berger, Product Manager; Eliza Bladon, Executive Assistant; Winnie Gong, Product Designer; and Jenna McCarthy, Travel Consultant.

The panelists are discussing what it means to be an ally to women in the workplace, what some of the biggest challenges faced being a women in tech and in the workforce in general, the biggest biases encountered, and how to ultimately overcome various challenges, among other topics.

“International Women's Day is an opportunity to have real conversations about women's experiences at work and reflect on what we can do to better support, empower, and elevate women – both at Lola and everywhere,” said Emma Brudner, Director of People Operations at Lola.com. “We know that gender diversity is a competitive advantage, and we are lucky to work alongside so many phenomenal women at Lola.com.”

On Friday, March 6, Emma is conducting a LinkedIn recommendation workshop, challenging attendees to write five LinkedIn recommendations for amazing women in their networks to collectively boost their profiles.

Food for both events is being provided by women-owned catering businesses. Winnie Gong also designed several custom Lola.com International Women’s Day 2020 laptop stickers for employees.

Lola.com’s authentic commitment to diversity and inclusion is allowing the company to attract top female talent in an environment that is supportive to all employees. The company is a proud Women In Sales (WIS) employer. Fifty percent of its executive team comprises women.

Follow International Women’s Day on social at #IWD2020 and #EachforEqual. 

About Lola.com

Lola.com makes Agile Travel Management real by providing a super simple way to book, manage, and report on global business travel, saving employers and travelers time and money. Employee-friendly travel policies can be set up in five minutes, while managers can view budgets and expenditures in real-time and efficiently monitor their globetrotting team. With Lola.com’s 24/7/365 customer support included in its flat-fee rate, there is no easier way for travelers to book and rebook competitively priced flights and hotels. Based in Boston, the company was founded in 2015 by Paul English, co-founder of the travel booking site KAYAK, and is led by CEO Mike Volpe, part of the founding team at HubSpot. For more information, visit https://www.lola.com/ and connect on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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About the Author: Kathleen Burns