Arianna Huffington joins The PPL, additional DNC speakers announced

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Arianna Huffington, Founder of the Huffington Post, will take to The PPL’s stage to moderate a Female Founders panel featuring Sara Garces, Founder, Packard Place, Molly Barker, Founder, Girls on the Run, Kay Koplovitz, Founder of USA Network and Chairwoman of Springboard, and Jacqueline Patterson, Founder, Sheercom LLC.

This panel will focus on female entrepreneurs as job creators, and examine the obstacles and strategies particular to their success stories on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 10:00 AM. The PPL’s stage will host this, along with many others, at 222 South Church St., Charlotte, NC 28202 during the days of the Democratic National Convention.

The PPL also proudly announces the following speakers to it’s stage lineup:
• Elon James White, Host, This Week in Blackness
• Julie Samuels, Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation
• Kwasi Asare, CEO, Fighter Interactive
• Paul Geller, Sr. VP External Affairs, Grooveshark
• Steve Jang, CEO, Soundtracking
• Ted Cohen, CEO Tag Strategic
• Thom Duncan, Executive Director, SlowFood Charlotte

The PPL will unveil additional speakers in the coming days. Credentials to attend and watch The PPL’s stage programming in person are currently $99.00 per person, on a first come, first served basis, and are available at: http://dnc2012.eventbrite.com. Stage content will be broadcast online for free for those who are unable to attend. Details are forthcoming.

About The PPL
The PPL is more than a centrally located building in Uptown Charlotte that will serve as the hub of activity for 1,000 plus independent voices attending the Democratic National Convention. The PPL is a result of a grassroots effort to organize an energetic workspace, combined with engaging programming, for a diverse, creative community of non-credentialled bloggers, journalists, photographers, artists, and activists who will collectively provide the voice of healthy, respectful political discourse for the Democratic National Convention September 3 through 6.

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