San Francisco Fed launches The New Future of Work, a virtual discussion series

August 19, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. ­– Tomorrow, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco will livestream the first in a series of virtual discussions focused on what’s next for employers and employees once the Covid-19 pandemic is behind us.

The New Future of Work discussion series will begin with a conversation exploring the tensions facing dynamic work environments, including insights into the core needs of our future workforce. The conversation will be moderated by Mary Daly, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Featured panelists include:

  • Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global, founder of The Huffington Post, author
  • Erica Brescia, COO of GitHub
  • Nick Bloom, Stanford University professor for the Department of Economics and Business Schools, and co-director of the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research

The online event is open to the public and will be livestreamed via Twitter and Facebook from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Pacific. After the event, archived video will be available on-demand at frbsf.org.

Additional ‘New Future of Work’ events will be announced in the coming months.


Tom Flannigan
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
(415) 974-2553


The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (SF Fed) serves the public by promoting a healthy, sustainable economy, and supporting the nation’s financial and payment systems. With offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Portland and Phoenix, the Bank serves the Twelfth Federal Reserve District, which includes one-fifth of the nation’s population and represents the world’s fourth-largest economy. As part of the nation’s central bank, the SF Fed informs monetary policy, regulates banks, administers certain consumer protection laws and acts as a financial partner to the U.S. government.