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AspireHer: Empowering Women In Business

Join us at Capital One’s AspireHER to hear from the best and brightest founders in a half-day event designed to inspire, motivate, and educate female business owners.

  • Tue, Oct 23, 2018 8:30 AM - 11:30 PM EDT
  • Tysons, VA
Leadership Luncheon - Tysons Corner

Come enjoy a lively conversation with Ellevate members and guests! We've opened our September luncheon to all levels of membership, and to non-members as well.

  • Wed, Sep 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • McLean, VA
Leadership Lunch

Come enjoy a lively conversation with your fellow Innovator and Executive Council members.

  • Wed, Jul 18, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Mentoring Meetup: Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch and Personal Brand

Join us for a speed mentoring event on perfecting your elevator pitch and getting advice from our mentors to help you enhance your personal brand.

  • Thu, Jul 12, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Arlington, VA
Using Games to Unleash Creativity and Solve Problems

Think games have no place at work? Think again! With the right game, you can help your teams think about problems in new ways, bring hidden ideas to the forefront, and change hearts and minds.

  • Wed, Jun 27, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Wisdom and Wine: Ellevate Book Club

Join us in June to discuss The Happiness Project!

  • Wed, Jun 20, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Leadership Lunch

Come enjoy a lively conversation with fellow Innovator and Executive Council members.

  • Wed, Jun 20, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Women Empower Expo (WEX) D.C.

At WEX you'll be able to learn from industry experts & female leaders, network with entrepreneurs and change-makers, discover tools and strategies to take your business or career to the next level!

  • Sat, May 26, 2018 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Women on Boards: A Discussion on How to Join and Why

Want a seat at the boardroom table? You’re not alone. Many women have considered joining a board of directors but often they don’t know where to start.

  • Thu, May 10, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Mentoring Meetup: Workplace Dynamics

Join us for a speed mentoring event on Workplace Dynamics. Is your workplace culture helping or inhibiting your personal brand and self-determined value?

  • Tue, Apr 24, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Bethesda, MD
Network & Shop with Alice + Olivia, Hosted by Elena Lipson

Join us on April 19 at Alice + Olivia's store in Georgetown for some drinks and light bites to celebrate and meet powerful women.

  • Thu, Apr 19, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Leadership Lunch

Come enjoy a lively conversation with your fellow Innovator and Executive Council members. Don't miss out!

  • Wed, Apr 18, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
How to Pivot Your Business Without Starting From Scratch

What happens when you've reached an emotional dead-end with your business and want to pursue a more sustainable and fulfilling path? Though a pivot can be hard, it doesn't have to mean starting over.

  • Tue, Mar 13, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Time Triage Workshop Intensive

Are you crazy-busy, overwhelmed and exhausted? Is your schedule out of control?

  • Wed, Feb 28, 2018 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM EST
  • Alexandria, VA
Make 2018 Your Best Year Ever!

Are you ready to kick start your success in 2018? Join Ellevate DC for a tailor-made workshop on creating YOUR successful plan for 2018!

  • Fri, Dec 1, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM EST
  • Alexandria, VA
12th Annual Diversity Women Business Leadership Conference

On behalf of Diversity Woman, we are honored to welcome you to the 12th Annual Diversity Women Business Leadership Conference taking place October 18-20, at the National Harbor.

  • Wed, Oct 18 6:00 PM - Fri, Oct 20 3:30 PM EDT
  • Fort Washington, MD
Wisdom and Wine: Ellevate Book Club

Join us for Ellevate DC's book club event! We'll be discussing Laura Vanderkam's book "I Know How She Does It - How successful women make the most of their time."

  • Thu, Sep 28, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Secrets of Women Who Win at Work: a Panel Discussion on Mentors & Sponsors

What's the secret to career success? Research shows that both mentors and sponsors play a key role in helping you advance at work. Join Ellevate DC as we discuss best practices with an expert panel!

  • Tue, Sep 12, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
HBR Discussion & Happy Hour

Think of this evening as book club meets wine club, meets boss get together. Instead of a book, we will be discussing the latest from the Harvard Business Review.

  • Wed, Aug 23, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Career Advancement Summit: Washington D.C.

Take your career to the next level and join SharpHeels in Washington DC, July 27th & 28th, for two days of learning with six panel discussions on day one and three 90-minute workshops on day two.

  • Thu, Jul 27 8:00 AM - Fri, Jul 28 4:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Mujeres de HACE Kick-Off

Attend our kick-off event to learn more about our program, meet women leaders, partners and members of our organization as we launch our program in McLean, Virginia.

  • Wed, Jun 14, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • McLean, VA
The Next Step: Supercharge Your Career Now

The Next Step: Supercharge Your Career Now is an interactive workshop for professionals and emerging leaders seeking meaningful career growth or change within next three to twelve months.

  • Sat, Jun 10, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
  • Arlington, VA
Lunch and Learn: Managing Overwhelm

When did your life go from 24/7 to 36/9? And why do you still have NO time?

  • Wed, May 31, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Wisdom and Wine: A Book Discussion - The Power of Women at Work

Join us for Ellevate DC's book club event! We'll be discussing Sallie Krawcheck's book Own It, The Power of Women at Work

  • Wed, May 24, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Lunch with Sallie Krawcheck for Own It: The Power of Women at Work

Join Ellevate for lunch with Sallie to hear all about her new book "Own It: The Power of Women at Work"!

  • Mon, Mar 27, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Women in Power II: A Discussion with Women Who Have Climbed to the top of the Corporate Ladder

Please join us for an exclusive discussion with women who have risen to senior leadership as they discuss their paths to success and provide useful insights for women at all stages of their career.

  • Wed, Mar 22, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Arlington, VA
Wisdom and Wine: A Book Discussion on Powerful Communication

Join us for Ellevate DC's first book club event! We'll be discussing Powerful Communication and Tara Mohr’s book Playing Big.

  • Tue, Feb 7, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
  • Arlington, VA
Seminar Luncheon: Workplace Communication Between Genders

This seminar will explore the differences in male and female communication in the workplace, with discussion points on unconscious bias and interpersonal communications.

  • Wed, Sep 14, 2016 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Negotiating for Success

Join us for a compelling panel discussion with leading women in business as they share their strategies for mastering everyday negotiations that will help you get ahead in business and in life.

  • Wed, Apr 13, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • McLean, VA
Ellevate DC Exclusive Experience: Shop MM LaFleur's New Unsuitable Collection

With its newly launched Unsuitable collection, MM.LaFleur introduces a new uniform for the modern woman who dares to be "unsuitable.” Join us for this exclusive shopping event - and with your purchase, leave with a copy of "Wear to Work", MM's guide for building the ultimate work uniform.

  • Wed, Mar 16, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC