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Spring Cleaning for Charity with M2057

Join the Ellevate Chicago network for a good cause at M2057! Clean out your closet to benefit Cara, a Chicago program that empowers individuals to break the cycle of homelessness.

  • Thu, Apr 20, 2017 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago April Leadership Luncheon

Join us for our April Leadership Lunch in Chicago! This event will give our Executive and Entrepreneur level members the opportunity to connect in a more intimate setting.

  • Mon, Apr 17, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
West Monroe Partners Hosts World Water Day Summit 2017

Water Risks and Why Industry Leaders are Addressing Them

  • Wed, Mar 22, 2017 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Fireside Chat with Sallie Krawcheck

**Thank you for your interest in this event. Please note that it is entirely sold out. Please contact the Chicago board at chicago@ellevatenetwork.com if you wish to be added to the waitlist. **

  • Mon, Mar 20, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago February Leadership Luncheon

​Join us for our February Leadership Lunch in Chicago! This event will give our Executive and Entrepreneur level members the opportunity to connect in a more intimate setting.

  • Mon, Feb 27, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago January Leadership Luncheon

​Join us for our January Leadership Lunch in Chicago! This event will give our Executive and Entrepreneur level members the opportunity to connect in a more intimate setting.

  • Mon, Jan 30, 2017 12:15 PM - 2:15 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
January Happy Hour

Kick off the new year with Ellevate Chicago!

  • Thu, Jan 26, 2017 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
December Happy Hour

Come network with the Chicago Ellevate Board and the women of the chapter as we close out 2016!

  • Tue, Dec 20, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago November Leadership Lunch

​Join us for our November Leadership Lunch in Chicago! This event will give our Executive and Entrepreneur level members the opportunity to connect in a more intimate setting.

  • Mon, Nov 21, 2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
The 2016 National Conversation on Board Diversity - Chicago

​Join us for an evening of networking, hors d'oeuvres and insightful conversation. The research is clear - diverse boards have stronger bottom lines. Let us implement actions, policies and programs ne

  • Thu, Nov 17, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Cancelled: Giving with Impact - Creating your Giving Strategy

This event has been cancelled. We look forward to welcoming you at a future event.

  • Tue, Nov 15, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Women In Business Power Lunch: Women, Wealth, and Health - Developing Your Wealth Strategy

Please join us for lunch as we discuss a wide variety of topics regarding the unique risks a woman in business may face and the importance of a plan.

  • Wed, Oct 26, 2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago Mentoring Meetup: Navigating Career Transitions

Join the Chicago chapter for our first ever speed mentoring event focused on managing career transitions.

  • Wed, Oct 19, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago August Leadership Lunch

​Join us for our August Leadership Lunch in Chicago! This event will give our Executive and Entrepreneur level members the opportunity to connect in a more intimate setting.

  • Mon, Aug 29, 2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Women in Business Summit & Pitch Competition

Join us as Sunshine Enterprises hosts its 2nd annual Women in Business Summit in Evanston! This year's summit will bring together entrepreneurs and working professionals from around the Chicago area. The event includes education, networking and a chance to win money for your business.

  • Sat, Aug 13, 2016 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
  • Evanston, IL
Free Film Screening of Florence Foster Jenkins

Come see Florence Foster Jenkins with the women of Ellevate Chicago at the Iconic Music Box Theatre, followed by a Q+A afterwards with Simon Helberg.

  • Tue, Aug 2 8:30 PM - Wed, Aug 3 9:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
July Happy Hour

Join Ellevate Chicago for a happy hour at Aire Rooftop Bar at the Hyatt Centric in Chicago!

  • Thu, Jul 28, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago Leadership Lunch: Building your Personal Brand

​Join us for our summer Leadership Lunch in Chicago! This event will give our Executive and Entrepreneur level members the opportunity to connect in a more intimate setting. Members will engage in issue processing, peer advising, networking and business development.

  • Wed, Jul 20, 2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago June Leadership Lunch: Honing your Mentoring Skills

​Join us for our June Leadership Lunch in Chicago! This event will give our Executive and Entrepreneur level members the opportunity to connect in a more intimate setting.

  • Wed, Jun 22, 2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
IICF Women in Insurance

The IICF Women in Insurance Conference Series returns to position the insurance industry at the forefront of the national conversation of gender and leadership. The 2015 forums drew over 1,300 professionals into the discussion. IICF invites you to join in the national conversation.

  • Mon, Jun 13, 2016 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Private Screening of India's Daughter

Special discount for Ellevate Members to a Private screening of the Peabody award-winnning documentary "India's Daughter" with the filmmaker Leslee Udwin, and hosted by leading Bollywood film actor, singer and director Farhan Akhtar (also founder of Men Against Rape & Discrimination).

  • Wed, May 25, 2016 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago May Leadership Lunch: Building Your Personal Board of Directors

​Join us for our May Leadership Lunch in Chicago! This event will give our Executive and Entrepreneur level members the opportunity to connect in a more intimate setting.

  • Wed, May 25, 2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Power Networking Breakfast with Strong Professionals

Ellevate Chicago Chapter's "Giving, Educating, and Making a Positive Impact Morning Series" _____ Chicago's Ellevate chapter is pleased to invite you to an exclusive event: Power Networking Breakfast with Strong Professionals

  • Wed, May 18, 2016 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Ellevate & Chicago Financial Women's Alliance Present: Embracing Calculated Risks

Join Ellevate and CFWA for a panel on Embracing Calculated Risk.

  • Wed, May 4, 2016 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Ellevate Chicago April Happy Hour

Join the Ellevate Chicago chapter to ring in the spring with an evening of cocktails and conversation at the Godfrey Hotel's I/O Urban Rooftop Bar while enjoying the stunning city views! The event is open to all, so please feel free to bring friends.

  • Thu, Apr 21, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago Leadership Lunch: Work Life Balance

Join us for Ellevate Chicago's first Leadership Lunch of the year!

  • Wed, Mar 16, 2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Women, Wealth and Wellness Hosted by Morgan Stanley

Please join us for a discussion about how building your professional brand and eating healthy can help build the best you.

  • Thu, Feb 18, 2016 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM EST
  • Chicago, IL
Women and Wealth - An Exclusive Conversation with Ellevate's Top Money Managers

Women are within five years of controlling the majority of wealth in the U.S. How will this change the way we think about wealth? Why is it important that we start engaging in dialogue now? What mu...

  • Mon, Dec 7, 2015 6:00 PM - 6:05 PM EST
  • Chicago, IL
November Chicago Leadership Lunch

Join us for our November Leadership Lunch in Chicago! This event will give our Executive and Entrepreneur level members the opportunity to connect in a more intimate setting. Members will engage in...

  • Wed, Nov 18, 2015 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
  • Chicago, IL
Gender Equality In The C-Suite & Boardroom - 25% Off For Members

It's time to go beyond benchmarking on Gender Equality in the c-suite and boardroom. Join executives and investors at this symposium aimed at breaking barriers and achieving real change i...

  • Tue, Nov 10, 2015 9:00 AM - 6:15 PM EST
  • Chicago, IL