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#Girlboss: Stories from Female Founders

​Hear from 4 successful female entrepreneurs in LA: their wins, their losses, and their advice on how to survive the startup world. Learn about raising capital, starting a 1-person business from scratch & navigating complicated political landscapes. This is an event you won't want to miss!

  • Tue, Jul 26, 2016 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • Santa Monica, CA
Code 101: Intro to Software Development & Careers

​Thinking about a new career in software development? Start your summer off with this one-day workshop and figure out if this new path is for you.

  • Sat, Jul 9, 2016 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
Workshop: Design The Work You Love

In this workshop, we'll learn how to use design processes and tools to help you think about work differently, and design the work you love.

  • Thu, Jul 7, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
Social Media Management and Marketing Certification Program

Get hands on training with Michelle Hummel, CEO of Web Strategy Plus, a full service Social Media Marketing Agency. Learn EVERYTHING you need to know to be a Social Media Manager for your company!

  • Thu, Jun 23, 2016 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT
  • Florence, KY
Ellevate Twin Cities Chapter Official Launch Event

Ellevate Twin Cities invites you to celebrate our official chapter launch! This special evening will include refreshments, cocktails, mingling, and a keynote from Kathy Tunheim, President & CEO, Tunheim. Grow your professional network and connect with a group of passionate, motivated and fun women!

  • Tue, Jun 21, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
Branding: A Pannel Discussion with the Experts

Join us for a pannel discussion about new themes on branding with leading industry experts at Facebook Headquarters.

  • Tue, Jun 14, 2016 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
  • Itaim Bibi, SP
Code 101: Software Development & Careers

Thinking about a new career in software development? Start here!

  • Sat, Jun 11, 2016 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
The Women in STEM Summit

The Women in STEM Summit gathers both men and women working in STEM industries for two days of inspiring keynote presentations, interactive panel sessions and open forum discussion on the role of women in this rapidly evolving and dynamic industry.

  • Wed, Jun 8, 2016 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM EDT
  • San Francisco, CA
The Girlfriends Guide to Franchising - the Basics of Investing in a Franchise

Have you ever thought about investing in a franchise? Spend an hour learning anything you've been curious about - costs, what's included, obligations, benefits, etc

  • Tue, May 31, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Online
SYP's Init Event: Fireside Chat at MongoDB NYC

Clear your calendar - It's going down! Securing Your Path kicks off on May 26th, and you're invited to take part in the festivities. MongoDB NYC is our meeting spot for a night of networking with your fellow industry gals, learn what's in the pipeline for SYP...and of course a lil' fun.

  • Thu, May 26, 2016 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
Women in Tech Panel

A casual panel of women who work and thrive in Pittsburgh's technology industry.

  • Thu, May 12, 2016 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Make Work Fit Life

A one-day New York Metro event for current and returning professional women. Special discount for Ellevate members: 25% discount off the registration fee with code ELLEVATE.

  • Thu, May 12, 2016 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT
  • Stamford, CT
Your MBA Experience – Meet us at the QS World MBA Tour in Toronto

If you are looking for some MBA options, meet us in Toronto on Sunday, May 8th. This is your opportunity to meet face-to-face with admissions officers and get the answers to all of your MBA questions in one day.

  • Sun, May 8, 2016 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
  • Toronto, ON
Design the Life You Love By Ayse Birsel for Mother's Day!

Be the designer of your life! Join the award-winning designer Ayse Birsel for an interactive and fun 3-hour workshop. Using her design process, she will lead you through exercises that help to understand your personal priorities, identify your core values, and visualize the life you want to live.

  • Sat, May 7, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
Ellevate Supports: Female Entrepreneurs Day 2016 | Connect, Inspire and Empower

Promoting female entrepreneurship and to broaden women’s access to resources and support

  • Sat, May 7, 2016 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM EDT
  • Pokfulam, Hong Kong Island
Real Life Examples & Best Practices for Return to Work Programmes - Part Two

Ellevate Hong Kong, TWF and Back to Work are delighted to present the second of a two-part series on Real Life Examples & Best Practices for Return to Work Programmes.

  • Wed, May 4, 2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Central, Hong Kong Island
Spring Mixer/Planning Your Next Career Move

Join your fellow Ellevate members and future members for our Spring Mixer! This will be a casual networking event with an emphasis on career-related topics for those looking for work and/or considering a career move in San Francisco/Silicon Valley.

  • Tue, May 3, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
  • San Francisco, CA
#EllevateYourself Twitter Chat with Abha Maryada Banerjee

Please join us at a special earlier time on April 20th for our special #EllevateYourself Twitter Chat with leadership author, speaker and thought innovator Abha Maryada Banerjee (@Abha_Banerjee).

  • Wed, Apr 20, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
  • Online
Brilliant Women: Brilliant Speakers

Do you have a fear of speaking in public? Do you want to speak like a professional? Join us as Lynda Spillane, dishes out advise on how to be your best when the pressure’s on. Whethe...

  • Tue, Apr 19, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
Career advice, wine & cheese with Mrs Moneypenny (FT columnist, author, TV personality)

A night of networking, wine & cheese with Mrs Moneypenny (a.k.a Heather McGregor): Managing careers in an international and ever-changing landscape

  • Mon, Apr 18, 2016 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
  • Central, Hong Kong Island
Planning Your Next Career Move

Join our panel to hear about career paths, the decisions surrounding career changes, and how one can strategize on career advancement. You will also hear about opportunities, including from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

  • Wed, Apr 13, 2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Boston, MA
Design the Life You Love By Ayse Birsel

Join Ayse Birsel, co-founder of Birsel + Seck and award-winning designer of Herman Miller's Resolve Office System, FilzFelt-Knoll Ayse Birsel Collection and the Giada De Laurentiis Collection at Target, for an interactive session designing the life you love.

  • Sat, Apr 2, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
Connect, Work, Thrive: Return To Work/Career Change Summit

Connect Work Thrive is brand new to NYC. A full day of speakers and workshops on practical topics related to returning to work and changing careers.

  • Thu, Mar 31, 2016 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
Franchising 101 - The Girlfriends Guide

Girlfriends Guide to Franchising - The Basics Come join us for a webinar on franchising 101 on one of two possible dates and times. Ask questions, learn "franchise language" , the process of due diligence and more.

  • Wed, Mar 30, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Online
The Empowerment Project - Boulder Film Screening

The Empowerment Project is the incredible journey of a crew of female filmmakers driving across America to encourage, empower, and inspire the next generation of strong women to go after their career ambitions. The film challenges its viewers, “What would you do if you weren’t afraid to fail?"

  • Tue, Mar 29, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:45 PM EDT
  • Boulder, CO
The Empowerment Project - Student Registration

STUDENT REGISTRATION- The Empowerment Project is the incredible journey of a crew of female filmmakers driving across America to empower, and inspire the next generation of strong women to go after their career ambitions. The film asks its viewers, “What would you do if you weren’t afraid to fail?"

  • Tue, Mar 29, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:45 PM EDT
  • Boulder, CO
Citizen's Mark Trunk Show

Come join us for an after work trunk show, connect with an influential community of women on the rise, and shop our Inaugural Collection of Italian Wool Blazers.

  • Tue, Mar 22, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs Summit

Come to the Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs Summit to learn about how other dynamic female entrepreneurs have secured funding, found mentors and cultivated the other elements needed to launch and g...

  • Fri, Mar 18, 2016 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
  • Charleston, SC
The Secret to Successful Career Change

Ever dreamed of doing something different than what you’re doing now? In this Jam Session, speaker Caroline Ceniza-Levine will cover 3 strategies you can implement right now to change careers.

  • Thu, Mar 17, 2016 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Online
Running With Heels March Dinner Party: “Tough Cookies Don’t Crumble” Featuring Author and Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Susan O’Malley

Hear the true story of how a college drop-out working as a secretary for eleven years made the bold decision to go to medical school at the age of 35, while six months pregnant, without a husband.

  • Wed, Mar 9, 2016 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST
  • New York, NY