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Executive / Innovator Lunch with Terry McDougall - Mindset Over Mood

Join Terry McDougall for an engaging leadership lunch. Registration closes March 15th. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Downtown Power Morning Coffee with Rana Lee - Owning Your Career

Join Rana Lee for a downtown power morning coffee!

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Executive / Innovator Lunch with Tami Chapek - What About Men in Women's Leadership?

Join Tami Chapek for an engaging leadership lunch! Registration ends Friday Feb. 1. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Downtown: Emotional Intelligence Workshop with Dr. Melinda Fouts

"Ellevate" your Emotional Intelligence with Dr. Melinda Fouts during this unique workshop!

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Knowledge & Share: Unleashing the Brand Within

Step into 2019 with confidence knowing you are clear on your personal brand by joining in on this interactive discussion on personal branding and how to make your actions speak louder than words.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Downtown Power Morning Coffee with Brittany Peterson

Join Brittany Peterson for a book discussion on "How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back From Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job."

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Sell is a 4-letter word: How to drop the "S-bomb" and get paid for it.

You built your career, then started your own business doing what you love. Which is awesome - until you need to get new clients! How do you get new clients without being salesy?

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Kayo Women's Private Equity Conference

Ellevate Chicago is pleased to announce Kayo's 6th Annual Women's Private Equity Conference: a 2-day event uniting women investors for networking, deal flow and panel discussions.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
diversiTECH Hiring Fair

Now is the time to explore new job opportunities. It's the third annual Hiring Fair with technology-focused, web- or mobile-based companies.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
**Postponed**Brazen Global Event: the Brazen Growth Group Challenge

This event has been postponed.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Leadership Lunch with Tami Chapek,  Founder and Certified Professional Coach, WeInspireWe

Join Tami Chapek for our next Executive / Innovator lunch focused on developing your leadership brand. Registration fee includes lunch.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
High Heel Conversations: Spring Series

The speakers & audience will discuss the problems in the tech industry and issues affecting our daily lives. We’ll cover everything from taking a seat on a board to politics and workplace harassment.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
MM.LaFleur Power Breakfast Panel with the Founders of MM.LaFleur

Join Ellevate Chicago and MM.LaFleur for a power breakfast featuring: Sarah LaFleur, Founder & CEO and Miyako Nakamura, Co-founder & Creative Director.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
FINFOUNDHer: Let the Adventure Begin! 5/19-20

FinFoundHer is the ultimate business adventure and path to funding workshop for women FinTech founders. Join us May 19-20 at EvolveHer, the chic new women’s co-working space in Chicago’s River North.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Leadership Lunch with Rana Lee, Principal, SmithGroupJJR

Join member Rana Lee for an engaging Executive & Innovator Member lunch hour discussion. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Small Business Summit – Chicago

SharpHeels Small Business Summit is an intimate and engaging event designed to educate women with a passion for owning their own business. Hear advice from 20+ local small business owners.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Save the Date: Quarterly Coffee Meet-Up in Downtown Chicago

Join us for our next quarterly coffee meet-up in the city!

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Career Confidential: Succeeding in Male Dominated Industries

Learn about career opportunities. Hear from women already leading in this space. Get exclusive, insider knowledge on the challenges and advantageous of working in non-diverse industries.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Ellevate Quarterly Coffee Meet Up - Sold Out

Meet us for coffee and networking!

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Career Advancement Summit: Chicago

Take your career to the next level and join SharpHeels in Chicago, July 13th & 14th, for two days of learning with six panel discussions on day one and four 90-minute workshops on day two.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Meet Author and Editor Ann Shoket in Chicago!

This Wednesday, former Seventeen editor in chief and author of "The Big Life" Ann Shoket is talking about ambition, sex, love money and how to find a monumental relationship!

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Chicago August Leadership Lunch

​Join us for our August Leadership Lunch in Chicago! This event will give our Executive and Entrepreneur level members the opportunity to connect in a more intimate setting.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Women in Business Summit & Pitch Competition

Join us as Sunshine Enterprises hosts its 2nd annual Women in Business Summit in Evanston! This year's summit will bring together entrepreneurs and working professionals from around the Chicago area. The event includes education, networking and a chance to win money for your business.

  • Evanston, IL
In Person
July Happy Hour

Join Ellevate Chicago for a happy hour at Aire Rooftop Bar at the Hyatt Centric in Chicago!

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Chicago June Leadership Lunch: Honing your Mentoring Skills

​Join us for our June Leadership Lunch in Chicago! This event will give our Executive and Entrepreneur level members the opportunity to connect in a more intimate setting.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Ellevate & Chicago Financial Women's Alliance Present: Embracing Calculated Risks

Join Ellevate and CFWA for a panel on Embracing Calculated Risk.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
November Chicago Leadership Lunch

Join us for our November Leadership Lunch in Chicago! This event will give our Executive and Entrepreneur level members the opportunity to connect in a more intimate setting. Members will engage in...

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
October Chicago Leadership Lunch

Join us for our October Leadership Lunch in Chicago! This event will give our Executive and Entrepreneur level members the opportunity to connect in a more intimate setting. Members will engag...

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Negotiate Your Way to Leadership

Do you think life and business is a meritocracy? Do you negotiate for professional success? Ever wonder how to ask for your next big promotion or raise?Join us for this special breakfast event...

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Chicago Leadership Lunches Launch

Come and join us for the Chicago launch of our Leadership Lunches! This will be the first in a series of monthly lunches, giving our Executive and Entrepreneur level members the opportunity to conn...

  • Chicago, IL
In Person