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Coffee Chat (virtual) Looking Out at 2021: What's Your One Word?

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

  • Thu, Dec 17, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • 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.

  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020 11:30 AM - 1:00 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.

  • Wed, Sep 9, 2020 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Downtown Power Coffee Series: Shifting into a Leadership Mindset

Start the day right with great coffee and great conversation. Our topic will be Shifting into a Leadership Mindset. Don't forget your business cards!

  • Wed, Jun 10, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
[Virtual] Power Lunch - Looking for a Job and Managing Your Career During COVID - Ask a Coach

In these unprecedented times and it's natural to be curious and even confused about what rules of job search and career advancement still abide. Bring your questions and experiences to the discussion!

  • Tue, May 19, 2020 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Downtown Power Coffee Series: Imposter Syndrome (VIRTUAL)

Start the day right with great coffee and great conversation. Our topic will be Imposter Syndrome.

  • Wed, May 13, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
[Virtual Community Chat] Morning Coffee: Best Practices for Working Remotely hosted by Ellevate Chicago

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

  • Thu, Apr 23, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
[Virtual Community Meeting] Power Coffee Series: Crucial Conversations

Start the day right with great coffee and great conversation. Our topic will be Crucial Conversations. Don't forget your business cards!

  • Thu, Apr 9, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Chicago
Oak Brook Power Morning CoffeeCancelled

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

  • Thu, Mar 26, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Oak Brook, IL
United State of Women: Pay Inequity Series - Part 2

Join USOW, Speak Truth Summit, and Impact Alliance at Loyola School of Law for an evening of discussion on pay inequity and intersectionality and inclusivity. This is part two of a four-part series.

  • Tue, Mar 10, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Oak Brook Power Morning Coffee

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

  • Thu, Feb 27, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Oak Brook, IL
Blockchain’s Impact on Healthcare Tech: Enterprises & Entrepreneurs

Join your Ellevate colleagues at MATTER Chicago for a fascinating discussion on blockchain and healthcare.

  • Tue, Feb 18, 2020 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Oak Brook Power Morning Coffee

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

  • Thu, Jan 30, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Oak Brook, IL
United State of Women: Pay Inequity Series - Part 1

Join USOW, Speak Truth Summit, and Impact Alliance at Loyola School of Law for an evening of discussion on pay inequity and self-empowerment. This is a part of a four-part series.

  • Fri, Jan 24, 2020 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Oak Brook Power Morning Coffee

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

  • Thu, Dec 19, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Oak Brook, IL
Free Seminar: Learn How to Optimize Your Business

If you're searching for a new way to organize your business, join Zoho at one of their free, educational seminars!

  • Fri, Nov 15, 2019 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Canceled - Executive & Innovator Lunch: Be Career Wise & Grow Your Career

Join Robyn Clark for lunch and engaging conversation about growing your career. Registration ends October 31st. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Mon, Nov 4, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Canceled - New Date TBA Entrepreneurship Unplugged Panel with Women's Business Development Center and EvolveHER

Join the WBDC and Ellevate Chicago at EvolveHER for a evening of inspiring stories and candid discussion about entrepreneurship!

  • Wed, Oct 16, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Oak Brook Power Morning Coffee

Join Chris Johnson, PsyD, founder of Q4 Consulting, for a Power Morning Coffee in Oak Brook. Join Ellevate today, and use code IDESERVEIT for 20% off membership. *Offer ends September 30th.

  • Thu, Sep 26, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Oak Brook, IL
Oak Brook Power Morning Coffee

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

  • Thu, Aug 29, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Oak Brook, IL
Executive & Innovator Lunch: Pathway to Promotion

Join Rana Lee for an engaging leadership lunch about "A Manager's Perspective on When and How to Promote Staff." Registration ends August 16th. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Tue, Aug 20, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Executive & Innovator Lunch: The Importance of Positivity in Reaching Your Goals

Join Terry McDougall for an engaging leadership lunch. Registration closes July 12th. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Tue, Jul 16, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Mentor Meet-Up Downtown Morning Coffee with Kate Liebelt - “Waze” to Navigate Difficult Work Situations

“Waze” to Navigate Extremely Difficult Work Situations for Optimal Success: Lessons from the Experts

  • Fri, Jul 12, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Navigating Life Series: Mindfulness in the Ups and Downs of Everyday Life (3 of 3)

This series helps you re-calibrate your internal GPS. Workshop 3 shows you how to be with ‘what is,’ and let go of your attachments to how things ‘should be' vs. 'how they are.'

  • Thu, Jul 11, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM CDT
  • Oak Brook, IL
Navigating Life Series: Breakthrough Conversations (2 of 3)

This series helps you re-calibrate your internal GPS. Workshop 2 has you test drive the essentials of impactful conversation - pause, presence, deep listening, and standing your ground.

  • Thu, Jun 6, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM CDT
  • Oak Brook, IL
Executive / Innovator Lunch with Gail Sussman-Miller - Leading Tough Conversations

Join Gail Sussman-Miller for an engaging leadership lunch! Registration ends May 17th. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Tue, May 21, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Doing Power Differently: A Half-Day Leadership Intensive for Women

This event is for professional women who want to energize their leadership, and increase their impact, without burning out.

  • Sat, May 18, 2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT
  • Oak Brook, IL
FinFoundHer Summit

Attend the FinFoundHer showcase event with 2 days packed with content to help you build and scale your business. FinFoundHer is an experiential learning event for women entrepreneurs at all stages!

  • Fri, May 17 8:00 AM - Sat, May 18 5:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Downtown Power Morning Coffee with Tami Chapek - Optimizing Your Network

Join Tami Chapek for a downtown power morning coffee!

  • Tue, May 14, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Navigating Life Series: Mindfulness-in-Action (1of 3)

This series helps you re-calibrate your internal GPS. Workshop 1 focuses on a primary source of stress, anxiety, and depression: work, colleagues (bosses too), and juggling it all with home life.

  • Thu, May 9, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM CDT
  • Oak Brook, IL