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(Virtual Book Club) Ellevate Twin Cities Book Club: #GIRLBOSS

We are going to wrap up 2020 with #GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso. Read the whole book, a chapter or the summary, come and discuss how YOU can trust your instincts to become a #GIRLBOSS!

  • Tue, Nov 10, 2020 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM CST
  • Online
  • Twin Cities - Minneapolis | St. Paul
Virtual Executive Council & Innovator Breakfast Series

Join us with your coffee in hand to explore the topic of How to Help your Personal Brand Stand Out with speaker Kelli Williams.

  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Twin Cities - Minneapolis | St. Paul
St. Paul July Last Friday Coffee MeetupCancelled

Join us for our Last Friday coffee meetup on July 31! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, Jul 31, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Saint Paul, MN
Minneapolis June First Friday Coffee MeetupCancelled

Join us for our First Friday coffee meetup on June 5! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, Jun 5, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
St. Paul May Last Friday Coffee MeetupCancelled

Join us for our Last Friday coffee meetup on May 29! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, May 29, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Saint Paul, MN
[Virtual Community Meeting] Ellevate Twin Cities Book Club: Dare to Lead

Our next pick is Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. by Brené Brown. Read the whole book, a chapter or the summary, come and discuss how YOU can step up and LEAD!

  • Tue, May 19, 2020 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM CDT
  • Online
  • Twin Cities - Minneapolis | St. Paul
Member Showcase Dinner with Andrea Klemm from Optum/UHGCancelled

Join us for our May Member Showcase Dinner at the beautiful Women's Club of Minneapolis, featuring Andrea Klemm, Senior Director of Consumer Strategy and Alignment at Optum.

  • Tue, May 12, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis May First Friday Coffee MeetupCancelled

Join us for our First Friday coffee meetup on May 1! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, May 1, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
St. Paul April Last Friday Coffee MeetupCancelled

Join us for our Last Friday coffee meetup on April 24! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, Apr 24, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Saint Paul, MN
Minneapolis April First Friday Coffee MeetupCancelled

Join us for our First Friday coffee meetup on April 3! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, Apr 3, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
St. Paul March Last Friday Coffee MeetupCancelled

Join us for our Last Friday coffee meetup on March 27! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, Mar 27, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Saint Paul, MN
Executive Council & Innovator Breakfast Series Cancelled

Join us for breakfast and explore the topic of Money Values & Beliefs with speaker Jayne Ellegard.

  • Thu, Mar 19, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis March First Friday Coffee Meetup

Join us for our First Friday coffee meetup on March 6! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, Mar 6, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Minneapolis, MN
St. Paul February Last Friday Coffee Meetup

Join us for our Last Friday coffee meetup on February 28! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, Feb 28, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Saint Paul, MN
Ellevate Twin Cities Book Club: Brave Not Perfect

Our first pick of 2020 is Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder by Reshma Saujani. Read the whole book, a chapter or the summary, come and discuss how YOU can be BRAVE!

  • Tue, Feb 11, 2020 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST
  • Hopkins, MN
Minneapolis February First Friday Coffee Meetup

Join us for our First Friday coffee meetup on February 7! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, Feb 7, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Minneapolis, MN
National Girls and Women in Sports Day Initaitive

How do we build confident, gritty, gutsy girls who aren't afraid to fail? Find out! For Moms, Teachers, Coaches, Aunties, and Dads too!

  • Wed, Feb 5, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
  • Minneapolis, MN
Being Ambitious and Happy, at the Same Time: A Panel Discussion

How do successful women stay centered and keep joy in their lives-in the midst of work that can be stressful, demanding, and unpredictable? Join us for stories and guidance from successful executives.

  • Tue, Feb 4, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Bloomington, MN
St. Paul Janaury Last Friday Coffee Meetup

Join us for our Last Friday coffee meetup on January 31! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be focused on women, leadership and power. What does "power" mean to you?

  • Fri, Jan 31, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Saint Paul, MN
Minneapolis January First Friday Coffee Meetup

Our First Friday coffee meetup of 2020! Sarita Parikh (a chapter volunteer leader), will lead a group discussion on 2020 goals and what you need to achieve your goals this year!

  • Fri, Jan 3, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Minneapolis, MN
Executive Council & Innovator Member Happy Hour

Join us for a casual evening of cocktails, bubbles & conversation at The Trapeze Champagne Bar! Connect with Executive Council and Innovator Members and celebrate with the Ellevate community.

  • Wed, Nov 6, 2019 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM CST
  • Minneapolis, MN
Ellevate Twin Cities Book Club: How Women Rise

Our next pick is How Women Rise by Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith. Read the whole book, a chapter or the summary, come and discuss how YOU can RISE!

  • Tue, Oct 29, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
Mentor Walk

Join us for our first-ever mentor walk! This Saturday morning event will pair women to form meaningful menTOR/menTEE relationships.

  • Sat, Sep 21, 2019 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
September Member Showcase Dinner: Defining Success on Your Own Terms with Teresa Marchek

Join us for our next Member Showcase Dinner featuring Twin Cities Ellevate member, Teresa Marchek. Enjoy dinner, connections & conversations at the lovely Woman's Club of Minneapolis.

  • Thu, Sep 19, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
Strengthing Personal Connections to Improve Results - Executive Council & Innovator Members Breakfast

Learn about how to strengthen your personal and professional network with Executive Coach, Ann Ruschy

  • Thu, Sep 12, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
Ellevate Twin Cities Book Club: Presence by Amy Cuddy

Our next book club pick is Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges by Amy Cuddy. Read the whole book, a chapter or the summary, come and discuss your Presence!

  • Tue, Aug 20, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
Executive Council & Innovator Member Breakfast: Leading an Authentic Life

Attention Executive Council & Innovator members! Join us for a breakfast roundtable with Executive Coach Ann Houser as she guides us through a meaningful conversation on Leading an Authentic Life.

  • Thu, Jul 11, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
May Member Showcase Dinner: Job Crafting with Sarita Parikh

Join us at the Women's Club to hear Sarita Parikh share real-world stories of how she moved from her role as a technologist to building broader business expertise and a seat at the executive table.

  • Thu, May 16, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
Driving Innovative Culture - Building Teams to Support Creativity, Risk-Taking + Trust

Join us for a special breakfast conversation about creating and maintaining innovative workplace culture featuring panelists across a wide array of digital teams.

  • Thu, May 9, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis May First Friday Coffee Meet Up

Join us in Minneapolis for our First Friday coffee meetup on Friday, May 3rd! This month's topic will be on mental health and staying focused and present in the midst of stressful situations.

  • Fri, May 3, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN