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Fireside Chat: Defining your perspective for the new year!

Join our host Maggie Carter and her guest, Jamie Martin for a discussion on setting your perspective and goals for the new year.

  • Thursday, January 14, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
Reset and Recharge for 2021

Start the day right with great coffee, great conversation and great connections. Our topic will be resetting for 2021.

  • Wednesday, January 13, 2021 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
Unlock the Power of Presence and Use It To Wow Others On Zoom

In this live webinar, the focus is presence. We often think of presence as something you either have or you don’t--something that can’t be taught. But...that’s not true!

  • Thursday, January 7, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
#RiseUp - A Career Evolution Roundtable: Goal Setting and Achievement

Ready for a new job, promotion, career pivot or to step up your leadership game? We all need support to #riseup: join us to learn, grow and gain community to get where you want to be.

  • Monday, January 4, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
#RiseUp - A Career Evolution Roundtable: How to Stay Motivated in a Pandemic

Ready for a new job, promotion, career pivot or to step up your leadership game? We all need support to #riseup: join us to learn, grow and gain community to get where you want to be.

  • Monday, December 21, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat (virtual) Looking Out at 2021: What's Your One Word?

Join Chris Johnson, PsyD, founder of Q4 Consulting, for virtual Coffee Chat!

  • Thursday, December 17, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
How to Make Time for YOUR Goals, Even if You’re Drowning in To-do’s (Virtual Event)

Time is the most important resource we have…but many women find themselves strapped for it. We end up overwhelmed and exhausted with nothing left for our own goals. It doesn’t have to be that way!

  • Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat: Mindfulness

Start the day right with great coffee, great conversation and great connections. Our topic for this event will be mindfulness.

  • Wednesday, December 9, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
#RiseUp - A Career Evolution Roundtable: Career Planning

Ready for a new job, promotion, career pivot or to step up your leadership game? We all need support to #riseup: join us to learn, grow and gain community to get where you want to be.

  • Monday, December 7, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
Fireside Chat Series: Breathwork with Dr. Virginia Voyles, DC

Join us for a conversation and some guided breathwork practice!

  • Thursday, December 3, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
Chicago Virtual Book Club

Join us for a book discussion! As we prepare for the holidays, THE ART OF GATHERING by Priya Parker may inspire you to transform the ways in which we spend time together.

  • Tuesday, December 1, 2020 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
POSTPONED - Chapter Leader Discussion: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategy Development

Join fellow Chapter Leaders to brainstorm local chapter diversity, equity & inclusion strategies.

  • Friday, November 20, 2020 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
Fireside Chat Series: The Power of Presence

Join us for a conversation to learn more about executive presence and how you can cultivate it yourself!

  • Thursday, November 19, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat (virtual) No Drama Holidays: Unhooking from Traps & Triggers

Join Chris Johnson, PsyD, founder of Q4 Consulting, for a virtual Coffee Chat!

  • Thursday, November 19, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat: To Pivot or Not to Pivot: The Career Move That Matters

Start the day right with great coffee, great conversation and great connections. Our topic will be career shifts.

  • Wednesday, November 11, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
Fireside Chat Series: Networking that Pays: just 5 minutes a day!

Join us for a conversation on networking and building your strong and weak ties for Entrepreneurs and professional women!

  • Thursday, November 5, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
Virtual Event: Give & Get Thanksgiving Conversations

Join us for an evening of networking focused on giving (and getting!) support.

  • Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM CST
  • Online
  • Chicago
YoPro Happy Hour: Financial Conversations for Women

Grab your favorite drink and join us for a guided discussion on the financial situations women face!

  • Thursday, October 22, 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat (virtual) The Place of Emotions in the Workplace

Join Chris Johnson, PsyD, founder of Q4 Consulting, for a virtual Coffee Chat! The conversation will address the question of just where emotions fit at work: in teams, the boardroom, not at all?

  • Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
In Conversation with Mel McSherry, Author of "She Profits - The Outrageously Simple 5-Point Entrepreneurial Profit Plan"

Join international business development coach, speaker, and author Mel McSherry for an evening of lively discussion about her new book!

  • Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Women Seeking Confidence Roundtable: Holding People Accountable

Join the Women Seeking Confidence roundtable! This is a weekly, virtual space for women to connect through casual guided conversation hosted by confidence coach, Jen Walter.

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Fireside Chat Series: The Consciously Secure Leader

Winning the war on cybersecurity means winning more of the everyday battles. Join us for a conversation on cyber security for entrepreneurs and professional women!

  • Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat: Mentorship vs Sponsorship

Start the day right with great coffee, great conversation and great connections. Our topic for this event will be Mentorship vs Sponsorship.

  • Wednesday, October 14, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Women Seeking Confidence Roundtable: Presenting With Confidence

Join the Women Seeking Confidence roundtable! This is a weekly, virtual space for women to connect through casual guided conversation hosted by confidence coach, Jen Walter.

  • Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat (virtual) Resilient Leadership: The Power of Vulnerability

Join Chris Johnson, PsyD, founder of Q4 Consulting, for a Power Morning Coffee in Oak Brook.

  • Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Careers in Management Consulting

Have you ever considered a career in management consulting? Join Ellevate for a candid panel discussion on career paths in this popular profession. All career levels are encouraged to register!

  • Monday, September 21, 2020 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Women Seeking Confidence Roundtable: Imposter Syndrome

Join the Women Seeking Confidence roundtable! This is a weekly, virtual space for women to connect through casual guided conversation hosted by confidence coach, Jen Walter.

  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Executive and Innovator Power Lunch - Leadership in Times of Crisis

Network with Executive and Innovator Ellevate Members at this exclusive, intimate power lunch. Together we will tackle a healthy discussion and meet amazing women in the process.

  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Virtual Happy Hour: COVID and Your Experience!

Let's chat about being present in a world that is facing COVID changes.

  • Thursday, September 10, 2020 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat: Engaging Male Advocates in Women's Leadership

Start the day right with great coffee, great conversation and great connections. Our topic for this event will be Engaging Male Advocates in Women's Leadership.

  • Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago