National Whistleblower Day Celebration Starts Wednesday, July 28th!

National Whistleblower Day 2021 Media Advisory
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National Whistleblower Day Celebration Starts Wednesday, July 28th!

MEDIA ADVISORY

National Whistleblower Day 2021 will be the largest whistleblower event ever. This year’s celebration will span three days from July 28 to July 30, highlighting international whistleblower rights, useful resources, whistleblower advocates, and high-profile speakers.

WASHINGTON, D.C. | July 20, 2021 — National Whistleblower Center’s (NWC) National Whistleblower Day celebration will begin on Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 and will run three days of programming until the official “National Whistleblower Day” celebration on Friday, July 30th, 2021. Attendees who have RSVP’d will be able to tune into all three days of the National Whistleblower Day programming.

On Wednesday, July 28th, NWC will focus on “Global Whistleblower Rights,” presenting panels and whistleblower stories from Australia, the U.K. and the EU. On Thursday, July 29th, NWC will present a day-long “Whistleblower Bootcamp” that will showcase informational sessions on the whistleblowing process and intriguing whistleblower stories presented by Whistleblower Network News.

Finally, on Friday, July 30th, NWC will be “Celebrating National Whistleblower Day 2021!”. This main event programming on July 30th will feature keynotes addresses from Senator Chuck Grassley, Representative Jackie Speier, SEC Chairman Gary Gensler, former Inspector General Michael Atkinson, and Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh from 10AM to 2PM EST.

NWC Executive Director Siri Nelson said, “We are so excited to expand our National Whistleblower Day celebration into 3-days of fantastic whistleblower celebrations! With a full slate of policymakers, whistleblowers and advocates featured, we wanted to highlight critical panels and speakers who will touch on international whistleblower protections and educational information surrounding blowing the whistle for our first ever ‘whistleblower bootcamp,’ ending with our largest-ever celebration of whistleblowers on July 30th with multiple keynote speakers from influential National Whistleblower Day guests. Do not forget to RSVP!”

RSVP for National Whistleblower Day 2021 for updates and to join the event. For information on promoting National Whistleblower Day, check out the NWC Social Media Toolkit for prompts, posts, and NWC social media handles. And be sure to follow us to catch teasers and giveaways leading up to the event.

Watch the National Whistleblower Day 2021 trailer here. Donate to support National Whistleblower Day today.

For more information, please contact Nick Younger at nick.younger@whistleblowers.org.

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