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How to Successfully Reset Your Career with Expert Kimberly Roush

Who Are You... When You Are BIG? It’s a simple that can change your life and the way you lead. Join Ellevate OC for an exciting conversation and take action to reset your career today!

  • Wed, Jul 21, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Over Lockdown? Join Ellevate OC for a Virtual Travel Experience

Come join Ellevate OC as we experience traveling virtually! We are excited to have travel expert Debra Van Der Weide as she leads us on a virtual wine tasting cruise along the Saône River.

  • Wed, Jun 16, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
The Magic of Flowers at Home and Work - Side Gig to Award Winning Business!

Michele Falvo, Founder of The Crafty Chicken, will share how her side-gig turned into an award winning floral business. Plus provide industry tips on creating floral arrangements. Come be inspired!

  • Wed, May 19, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Know Your Money Story and Create Your Money Story Vision Board

Please join Ellevate OC and Financial Advisor, Claire Thornton, CFP® and Wealth Manager, Lisa Goodman, MBA as they discuss the importance of understanding your money story.

  • Wed, Apr 21, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Cocktails and Conversations with Dr. Nicola Nice, CEO & Founder Pomp and Whimsy

Please join Ellevate OC for an evening of networking, conversation and fun! Dr. Nicola Nice will share her entrepreneurial story along with a special cocktail for women breaking the glass ceiling.

  • Wed, Mar 17, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Signature Event with Esteemed Dr. Heidi Hanna on Brain Health and The Adaptability Quotient

Join Ellevate OC for our anniversary event with Dr. Heidi Hanna the stress detective as she discusses The Adaptability Quotient: Adaptability versus Resilience, And what we need to thrive.

  • Wed, Feb 17, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST
  • Online
  • Orange County
Join Ellevate OC and Set Your Energy for Success in 2021

Boost your sense of well-being for the New Year! Learn how you can harness your energy to increase creativity, resilience, focus, and productivity! Enjoy an interactive evening with changemakers.

  • Wed, Jan 20, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST
  • Online
  • Orange County
Make the Most of Your Ellevate Membership and Chapter Leadership Discussion

Discover all the benefits that come with your membership - or future membership! Are you ready to serve; learn about Chapter Leadership and volunteer opportunities.

  • Wed, Jan 6, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST
  • Online
  • Orange County
Happy Holidays!! Virtual Cocktails and Conversation with Ellevate OC

Come join the women of Ellevate OC and friends to say a proper Farewell to 2020 and Welcome in a New Year!

  • Wed, Dec 16, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST
  • Online
  • Orange County
Community Connections: The Shadow Pandemic, Learn How to Recognize it and Help Stop it.

Join expert leaders from Human Options of OC for an important event. Domestic violence is on the rise with Covid-19 quarantine and increasing stresses. Learn how to spot it and help!

  • Wed, Nov 18, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST
  • Online
  • Orange County
Elections Matter: Fireside Chat with Jackie Wu the Orange County Registrar of Voters’ Community Outreach Manager

Join EllevateOC for a non-partisan discussion. Learn how OC's Registrar is leading voter participation efforts, along with the importance of "down ballot" voting and how YOU can get involved!

  • Wed, Oct 21, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Are You Financially Prepared for the Unexpected? Join Ellevate OC's Panel of Experts for an Action Plan

You will walk away with a checklist of essential to do's to be prepared for any crisis. Peace of mind is priceless! Q&A and networking with dynamic women throughout the event.

  • Wed, Sep 30, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Resilience in Challenging Times

Learn proven skills and practices to reduce stress and overwhelm, and find moments of joy and ease during these challenging times. Come join Ellevate OC for this engaging presentation.

  • Wed, Sep 16, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
#MobilizeWomen Ellevate OC Coffee Chat

Celebrate Women's Equality Day with the dynamic women of Ellevate OC; join an insightful interactive discussion on how to mobilize women, and build an inclusive culture.

  • Wed, Aug 26, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Celebrating the 19th Amendment & How We Can Accelerate Equality

Join EllevateOC for an evening of discovery and dialogue honoring the courageous women along with allies, whose tenacity ensured women won the right to vote in 1920 and what it means for women today.

  • Wed, Aug 19, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Pandemic Pivots as a Business Owner with SANT|M Shoe CEO and Founder Min Santandrea

Meet Min Santandera, founder of SANT|M shoe company for an engaging conversation on navigating through this global crisis. Followed by an online trunk show with her fabulous functional stylish shoes.

  • Thu, Jul 30, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Demystifying Artificial Intelligence with Ellevate OC Experts

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the world and the workplace. Industry experts will share what AI is and what AI is not along with the ways to harness it for your career success and more!

  • Wed, Jul 15, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Women Navigating an Evolving Workplace

Enjoy an evening sharing stories and ideas to lift up one another and create the workplace of the future that works for all.

  • Wed, Jun 17, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Success and Self-Care with Ellevate OC Expert

Join Ellevate OC and our Expert for an engaging event! How Self-Care and Nutrition Supports Your Success.

  • Wed, May 20, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Join Ellevate OC for a Virtual - Let's get Energized Lunch

Join Ellevate OC for our first virtual community lunch. Plug into the power of Ellevate and let's spark ideas to capitalize during this unprecedented time. Experience the value of connection.

  • Wed, May 6, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
[Virtual Community Chat] Ellevate OC Happy Hour: Cocktails and Conversation

It's a new normal we are ALL learning ways to navigate the change. Bring your beverage of choice and let's talk. From WFH ideas to building resilience - we've got this! Zoom link sent the day of.

  • Wed, Apr 15, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Canceled: #RaiseHerVoice Mix and Mingle with Ellevate OC

The March 18th event is cancelled due to rising health concerns regarding COVID-19. Please see below. Take care and we'll see you soon.

  • Wed, Mar 18, 2020 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT - Sallie Krawcheck intimate Fireside Chat and Chapter Anniversary celebration! NO at the door tickets. We look forward to seeing you at the many exciting events scheduled for 2020.

  • Wed, Feb 19, 2020 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Costa Mesa, CA
2020 LinkedIn Liftoff with Ellevate OC at Hera Hub Irvine

Learn how to craft an outstanding LinkedIn profile with industry experts; discover tips to create on-line connections which become professional opportunities. Enjoy intentional networking and more!

  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Irvine, CA
Winter Wonderland: Mix and Mingle with Ellevate OC Members

Celebrate the holidays with Ellevate OC at the Fashion Island Lincoln Experience Center. Bring an unwrapped toy for the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation, Enjoy networking, nibbles and a drawing.

  • Wed, Dec 18, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Newport Beach, CA
Building Resilience: Coffee Talk with Ellevate OC

Sold out! Meet Ellevate OC at a beautiful bistro; share ideas on how to self-manage during times of change at work and in life. Intentional networking builds connection and reduces stress!

  • Fri, Dec 6, 2019 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM PST
  • Newport Beach, CA
Clear Your Closet for Good with Ellevate OC and WISEPLACE

Join us for an uplifting evening of sharing, connection, education and networking. Ellevate OC is partnering with WISEPLACE a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, to help women in transition.

  • Wed, Nov 20, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Santa Ana, CA
Ready. Set. Go. Speed Networking

Bring your friends; meet the women "Ellevating" the OC and expand your network as you embark on a no-pressure, fun, facilitated event! We'll share networking tips, enjoy lite bites, and more!

  • Wed, Oct 16, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Financial Tips for Female Entrepreneurs at HERA HUB Orange County

Join Ellevate OC for an exciting conversation on finance; from starting your business to growing it and beyond. Build your intentional network and explore OC's only women focused co-working space.

  • Wed, Sep 18, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Irvine, CA
Ellevate OC Summer Social

Let's toast to success! Join the women Ellevating OC for a fun evening of conversation and connection! Relax in the beautiful garden of the Avenue of the Art Hotel, enjoy lite bites and more.

  • Wed, Aug 21, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA