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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 Book Club) Ellevate Twin Cities Book Club: Becoming

Out pick for a great summer read is Becoming by Michelle Obama. Read the whole book, a chapter or the summary, come and discuss how YOU are Becoming!

  • Tue, Aug 18, 2020 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM CDT
  • Online
  • Twin Cities - Minneapolis | St. Paul
Postponed - Paint & Sip at Pinot's PalleteCancelled

You're invited to a private "Paint and Sip" event at Pinot's Pallette, where we will enjoy an evening of community and artistic creativity.

  • Wed, Jun 17, 2020 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
  • St. Louis Park, 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
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
March Member Showcase Dinner: #RaiseHerVoice Story Slam

Raise Her Voice: Untold Stories of Women in the Workplace is a special International Women’s Day initiative focused on the celebration of the incredible voices within the Ellevate community.

  • Tue, Mar 3, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
  • Minneapolis, 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
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
Networking Happy Hour

Been thinking about checking out Ellevate? Join us as we kick off our year with an informal networking event designed for new and returning Ellevate members!

  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM CST
  • St. Louis Park, MN
Making an Impact: Nonprofit Showcase

Join Ellevate Twin Cities for a nonprofit showcase and networking event. Learn more about some amazing local organizations and how you can get involved.

  • Thu, Dec 5, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
  • Minneapolis, MN
November Member Showcase Dinner: Leilani Bloomquist (SOLD OUT)

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

  • Thu, Nov 14, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 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
Responsible Investing - Align Your Financial Goals With Your Personal Values

Please join us for a thought-provoking panel on Responsible Investing. Hosted by: Alicia Luther Toms, CFP Financial Advisor

  • Thu, Sep 19, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Golden Valley, 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
Happy Hour at The Riveter Minneapolis

Join Ellevate Twin Cities on August 14th for a networking happy hour hosted by The Riveter Minneapolis.

  • Wed, Aug 14, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
Financial Planning for the Unexpected

Join Ellevate Twin Cities and West Monroe Partners on August 6th for lunch and a panel discussion around financial planning for life's unexpected events.

  • Tue, Aug 6, 2019 11:30 AM - 1:30 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
Ellevate Twin Cities Book Club: Thrive, by Arianna Huffington

The Twin Cities chapter is launching a book club! This month, we are reading Thrive by Arianna Huffington. Read the whole book, a chapter or the summary, come and discuss how you can THRIVE.

  • Tue, Jun 25, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
Responsible Investing-

Please join us for a thought-provoking panel on Responsible Investing.

  • Thu, Jun 20, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
  • Golden Valley, 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
Twin Cities Spring Member Brunch

Join us to celebrate the newest members of our Ellevate Twin Cities community with a lovely brunch at Urban Eatery. All members are welcome!

  • Sun, Apr 28, 2019 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
RBG: Documentary Private Screening

Join us for conversation around a documentary featuring Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in honor of National Women’s History Month.

  • Wed, Mar 27, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
International Women's Day Happy Hour

Come together for International Women's Day with Ellevate Twin Cities!

  • Thu, Mar 7, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM CST
  • St. Louis Park, MN
February Member Showcase Dinner

Join us for our next Member Showcase Dinner featuring Twin Cities Ellevate member, Maggie Knoke. Enjoy dinner, connections & conversations at the lovely Woman's Club of Minneapolis. Space is limited!

  • Thu, Feb 28, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
  • Minneapolis, MN