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May Leadership Breakfast: Navigating Challenges

Come discover the power of connecting intentionally while you enjoy a lovely breakfast and lively conversation with your Executive Council and Innovator peers at our May Leadership Breakfast.

  • Tue, May 1, 2018 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM EDT
  • Santa Monica, CA
Book Club: The Good Jobs Strategy

Read, and come ready for a great discussion on : The Good Jobs Strategy: How the Smartest Companies Invest in Employees to Lower Costs and Boost Profits. Plus, enjoy a beverage on us!

  • Wed, Apr 25, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT
  • Los Angeles, CA
What does Equal Pay Day mean for you? Panel presentation by Savoir Collab & Ellevate LA

Equal Pay Day is a reminder that American women are paid 20-40% less than their white male colleagues. Network and discuss pay equity, negotiating at work and closing the wage gap once and for all.

  • Tue, Apr 10, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT
  • West Hollywood, CA
Quilt Saturday Meetup (Eastside)

Join us for snacks, good vibes, and of course, meeting rad ladies! This month, we're highlighting Casey Goch, founder of Shreebs Coffee, as she shares about her entrepreneurial journey.

  • Sat, Apr 7, 2018 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT
  • Los Angeles, CA
Bumble Bizz Pop-up: Panel with LA Female Founders

Our panelists are at the forefront of the startup scene. Hear how they raised VC funding (despite the fact that only 2% of venture funding goes to female-founded teams). A light brunch will be served.

  • Sun, Mar 11, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM PDT
  • Los Angeles, CA
Speed Mentoring: New You, New Ways

Join us for a panel, small group mentoring and leave with real tips on career advancement, the $$ talk and positive personal impact.

  • Wed, Feb 21, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM PST
  • Los Angeles, CA
The Art of Speaking Your Mind: A Mini Workshop

Join Ellevate Network Los Angeles and Senior Coach Laurie Gerber of the Handel Group for an evening to reflect on and improve your communication skills. Light bites and refreshments to be provided.

  • Tue, Oct 3, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Los Angeles, CA
Hiding in the Bathroom: An Evening Out for Ambitious Introverts

Celebrate the release of Hiding in the Bathroom with author Morra Aarons-Mele and NationBuilder’s President Lea Endres (a fellow introvert) on some of the books juiciest topics.

  • Wed, Sep 27, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Los Angeles, CA
​Do I Need a Lawyer for That?

When should you consult a lawyer? Join us for networking, light bites, and an information-packed evening at the Law Offices of Walker Stevens Cannon Yang LLP in the Arts District Downtown.

  • Thu, Sep 7, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM PDT
  • Los Angeles, CA
Book Club: The Hard Thing About Hard Things

Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz & one of Silicon Valley's most respected & experienced entrepreneurs, offers advice on building a startup. Come for discussion & a complimentary drink!

  • Wed, May 10, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT
  • Los Angeles, CA
Reboot Accelerator for Women

Make 2017 "The year of YOU!" ReBoot gets women current and confident through hands-on technology workshops (LinkedIn, Google, Canva, Keynote, Social Media and more).

  • Mon, Mar 13 9:00 AM - Thu, Mar 16 5:00 PM PDT
  • Santa Monica, CA
JavaScript Essentials Workshop

This class will kick you off on your journey learning JavaScript.

  • Wed, Feb 1, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM PST
  • Los Angeles, CA
Book Club: "The Pie Life: A Guilt-Free Recipe for Success and Satisfaction"

After meeting the author at our November 10th event, read "The Pie Life" and discuss with Ellevate LA. "The Pie Life," is the ultimate self-improvement playbook for women who work.

  • Thu, Dec 1, 2016 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PST
  • Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles June Leadership Lunch: Honing your Mentoring Skills

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

  • Wed, Jun 8, 2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Los Angeles, CA
October Los Angeles Leadership Breakfast

Join us for our first Leadership Breakfast in Los Angeles! We've transformed our Leadership Lunch concept to meet the scheduling needs of our Los Angeles community. This event&n...

  • Wed, Oct 21, 2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
  • Los Angeles, CA
Big-Game Networking with Christopher Kai

Come join us for an exclusive evening with entrepreneur and author Christopher Kai, who will give us the keys to Big-Game Networking to take your business to the next level!In this exciting, novel,...

  • Wed, Aug 26, 2015 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • Santa Monica, CA
Los Angeles Leadership Lunches Launch

Join us for the L.A. 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...

  • Wed, Jul 22, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Los Angeles, CA
Cocktails with Nicole Lapin, Author of Rich Bitch, a NYTimes Bestseller


  • Tue, Mar 31, 2015 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • Los Angeles, CA
Women of Influence: The Business of Love

Register now to attend our first event of the year, "The Business of Love!" You'll discover the ins and outs of the business behind the dating industry- and hear from the biggest players in th...

  • Tue, Feb 17, 2015 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST
  • West Hollywood, CA
"Mastermind" group coaching event

Join Nidhi Handa, certfied coach, and a small group of Ellevate women on Wednesday, January 28, to experience a new type of group coaching. Share your main issue with the group and see how it can b...

  • Wed, Jan 28, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
  • Santa Monica, CA
StilettoGal presents "Secrets of Successful Women Entrepreneurs"

Picking out what shoes to wear, believe it or not, is just like working on your personal brand. You have to start from the bottom and work your way up.It’s easy to think that because so many succes...

  • Wed, Jan 14, 2015 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM EST
  • Santa Monica, CA
September Los Angeles Leadership Lunch

Join us for our second Leadership Lunch in Los Angeles! This event, like the launch in July, will give our Executive and Entrepreneur level members the opportunity to connect in a more intimate set...

  • Thu, Jan 1, 2015 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
  • Los Angeles, CA
Mentoring session with Robert Cooper

Dear members,Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to hear Robert Cooper, trusted advisor to top executives and entrepreneurs, speak about his upcoming book and research on how to create break...

  • Tue, Nov 18, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST
  • Los Angeles, CA
Speaker Series: Startup Funding

The Los Angeles Chapter of Ellevate Network is thrilled to bring you another evening of education, networking and cocktails. Please join us for a panel on the topic of various startup funding avenu...

  • Tue, Oct 21, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • Los Angeles, CA
Ellevate Power Lunch at the Luxe Sunset Hotel

Our next upcoming Ellevate LA event is a power lunch for our Entrepreneur and Executive Council members.We would like to offer the opportunity for our power members to get together for a dedicated ...

  • Wed, Sep 24, 2014 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Los Angeles, CA
A Physique 57 Full Body Barre workout followed by a conversation with Founder, Jennifer Vaughan Maanavi

The Unlikely Entrepreneur. Avocation to Vocation: How We Turned Passion Into a Business.The Physique 57 class will be from 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. and Jennifer Vaughan Maanavi will speak following class. ...

  • Wed, Aug 13, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • Beverly Hills, CA
'Summer Soiree' Launch Party

As you're already aware 85 Broads has rebranded to reflect the changing women's networking environment and we're now Ellevate Network! To celebrate the rebranding, new mission and to continue with ...

  • Wed, Jul 30, 2014 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM EDT
  • Los Angeles, CA
Women of Influence: Inspire. Empower. Connect.

We are focusing on entrepreneurs with panelists including Deborah Benton, Kelsey Doorey, and Elaine Hagan moderated by Hillary Gadsby. Please join 85 Broads Los Angeles for the inaugural Women of I...

  • Thu, May 29, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • Santa Monica, CA