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Orange County California Ballot Party

Bring your friends and enjoy a nonpartisan event highlighting the history of women and the vote with current ballot discussion. RSVP required. Women won the right to vote in 1920 - let's use it!

  • Tue, Oct 30, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Male Allies Welcome - The Mask You Live In Screening + Discussion with Special Guests

We can create a better workplaces by encouraging understanding, empathy and action. Join EllevateOC for a community screening and discussion of the award winning documentary The Mask You Live In.

  • Wed, Oct 17, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:30 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Join Ellevate OC for a Special Coffee Connect and Diversity Discussion

Ride the #MobilizeWomen Summit wave with coffee and conversation. Meet the women Ellevating Orange County and discuss a "Change of Focus" from Diversity to Inclusion at this special morning meet-up.

  • Tue, Sep 25, 2018 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
Ellevate You - A VIP Beauty Event at South Coast Plaza - Save Your Seat Today!

"Beauty begins the moment you decided to be yourself." Coco Channel. Join Ellevate OC at Nordstrom for an evening of building connections, relaxing mini-facials and makeovers plus raffles!

  • Wed, Sep 19, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Ellevate OC invites you to: Ready. Set. Go. Speed Networking!

Bring your friends; meet the women Ellevating the OC and expand your network as you embark on a no pressure, fun, facilitated event! We'll share tips on intentional networking and enjoy lite bites.

  • Wed, Aug 15, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Ellevate OC Presents - Know Your Worth at Work

Join Ellevate OC members and special guests for an evening of career guidance on how to stand out during job transitions. Enjoy intentional networking and light bites.

  • Wed, Jul 18, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Financial Fitness for Life

Join Ellevate OC for engaging evening designed to strengthen your foundation for financial fitness as experts share financial tips for everystage of life! Enjoy networking and lite bites.

  • Wed, Jun 20, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Join Ellevate OC for May's -- Mix, Mingle and Membership Evening

Ellevate Members bring a friend for free! See invitation for details. Enjoy a relaxed evening of conversation, networking and exploring the many benefits of Ellevate Network.

  • Wed, May 16, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
Member Appreciation Opportunity - Streaming Leadercast

Live Simulcast of Leadercast, a global leadership conference. The event starts at with a networking breakfast followed by the simulcast! Great line-up of speakers streaming throughout the day.

  • Fri, May 4, 2018 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
Member Appreciation - Leadercast Streaming and Networking All Day Event

The Lincoln Experience Center is hosting a live, premier simulcast of the largest one-day leadership event. Sessions and Networking from 7:30-2:30 - See agenda details in your special invitation.

  • Fri, May 4, 2018 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
Derby Day: The Art of Millinery - Free Event with the Lincoln Experience Center

Member Appreciation Event with Lincoln Experience Center. Enjoy an exclusive, fun and fashionable Art of Millinery event with expert hat making instructor, Yvonne Lewis.

  • Thu, May 3, 2018 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
Member Appreciation -Derby Day: The Art of Millinery

Member Appreciation - Lincoln Experience Center will be hosting an exclusive, fun and fashionable Art of Millinery event with expert hat making instructor, Yvonne Lewis.

  • Thu, May 3, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
Fierce Fashion: An Entrepreneurial Journey, Trunk Show and Networking Evening in the OC

What's it like to live your dream and start a business? How do clothes influence your success? Ask fashionista, and ex-Wall Streeter who's helping women look their best with a "Mindful Closet".

  • Wed, Apr 18, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Free Live Workshop for Financial Advisors

Advisors learn how to build a female friendly marketing plan that inspires more referrals, reduces potential attrition and attracts new clients of both genders.

  • Thu, Mar 22, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT
  • Irvine, CA
Special Screening Event: Celebrate Women's History Month with the Ellevate OC Chapter!

Screening and discussion of Miss Representation - a documentary focused on how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America.

  • Wed, Mar 21, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
WINGS, Your Remarkable Journey

WINGS is a one-day workshop focused on the advancement of high-potential women who are ready to elevate their game. By attending, you will experience a personal brand make-over from the Inside Out!

  • Thu, Mar 1, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Anniversary Event: Meet the Women "Ellevating" the OC

Bring your friends; join Ellevate OC for an inspirational Fireside Chat with OC's executive leaders: Susan B. Parks, Scharrell Jackson, and Katie Rucker. Networking, door prizes, appetizers, and more!

  • Wed, Feb 21, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Stop Workplace Harassment Discussion with Victoria Pearce, Esq., PHR

Everyone deserve a safe workplace. Bring your friends and join the Ellevate OC chapter for an expert led conversation on workplace harassment. Plus, enjoy lite bites and networking with amazing women!

  • Wed, Jan 17, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Irvine, CA
Ellevate OC Holiday Soiree

Let's celebrate 2017! Enjoy lite bites and networking. This special year end event will have lots of sweet treats, surprises, and the opportunity to support our local community.

  • Wed, Dec 13, 2017 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Irvine, CA
The Power of the Purse

Join guest experts for a powerful discussion on money strategies and selecting a personal cause. Learn how FASH United is working to stop human trafficking.

  • Wed, Nov 15, 2017 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Irvine, CA
Get Ready for the Holidays in Style

The holidays are around the corner & we have you covered when it comes to day to night fashion. Visit us at the JLOC Christmas Company where 20% of the proceeds support their community programs.

  • Sat, Oct 21 8:00 AM - Sun, Oct 22 4:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Fireside Chat with Author of The Pie Life -- Samantha Ettus

Network with amazing women and learn the secrets for how you can sustain a thriving personal and professional life at the same time! Attendees will receive a copy of her life-changing book!

  • Wed, Oct 18, 2017 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
The Urgency for Women To Lead: Today Not Tomorrow

Join special guest speaker, Dr. Bernice Ledbetter and the women Ellevating the OC, for an important conversation about women and leadership.

  • Wed, Sep 20, 2017 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Irvine, CA
Life in the She Suite: Tearing Down the Pink Wall

Join Kristi Mitchem, CEO of Wells Fargo Asset Management for a lively discussion and celebration of the 20th anniversary of WISE®, Women Investing in Security and Education, an OC non-profit.

  • Tue, Sep 12, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Ready. Set. Go. Speed Networking!

Bring your friends; meet the women Ellevating the OC and expand your network as you enjoy a no pressure, fun, facilitated event!

  • Wed, Aug 16, 2017 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Members & Friends - An Evening at DVF

Join Ellevate Members and their guests to sip champagne with a dynamic group of professional women and enjoy 20% off DVF merchandise, gifts with purchase, and a DVF handbag raffle.

  • Wed, Jul 19, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Complimentary SoulCycle Rides for Ellevate OC Members

Through the end of June, Ellevate members enjoy complimentary rides at SoulCycle Newport Beach. See the invitation for further details.

  • Fri, Jun 30, 2017 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
Cos Bar Newport Beach Grand Opening

Join us for the grand opening of Cos Bar at Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach. A portion of proceeds during the grand opening event will benefit Olive Crest, an Orange County children's charity.

  • Thu, Jun 22, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
Ask Sallie Krawcheck: Energizing Morning Networking and Own It Book Discussion

Sallie will be joining us live via Facetime -- to Explore the Power of Women at Work! Meet the women Ellevating the OC; enjoy an engaging morning networking session and facilitated book discussion!

  • Fri, Jun 16, 2017 7:30 AM - 8:45 AM PDT
  • Irvine, CA
Ellevate OC Member Event: SoulCycle Group Ride

Join Ellevate OC for an invigorating group ride courtesy of SoulCycle Newport Beach.

  • Sat, Jun 10, 2017 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA