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Goals & Priorities - Setting Yourself Up For the Extraordinary

Join us over lunch for a lively conversation packed with tips and techniques to set yourself up for amazing results! What if you REALLY could hit that next big goal?

  • Wed, Oct 16, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Writing for Impact: Presentations that Pop

In this workshop you'll learn how to make your smart ideas pop in proposals, pitches, and presentations.

  • Wed, Oct 2, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Dinner 4 Eight (D48)

Join Ellevate members for an evening of great food and fantastic conversation during our Dinner for Eight (D48) event. [Members Only Event]

  • Tue, Sep 24, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Saturday Morning Coffee & Conversation

Start your morning strong and join Ellevate members for a cup of joe (or tea) and fantastic conversation during our Saturday morning coffee meet-up.

  • Sat, Sep 21, 2019 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Bitter Grace Self-Care Retreat: The Road to Self-Empowerment

Are you looking for a day to disconnect from the world and reconnect with yourself? Come join us and allow yourself a moment in time to indulge in self-care.

  • Sat, Aug 31, 2019 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Belly Dance Workshop

One of the many things we love about our members is the diversity of their creative talents and hobbies. Join us as we share our member Tanjina Shapiro’s passion for bellydance!

  • Sat, Aug 17, 2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Insider Secrets: How to Improve and Protect Your Credit Report

As our credit reports become more and more important in our professional lives how do you maintain a good credit report to be employment ready? Join us to find out how!

  • Thu, Jul 18, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Leadership Breakfast at the University Club

Start the Summer with inspiration and motivation.

  • Tue, Jul 16, 2019 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Ellevate & Verizon Present - Mentoring Meetup: Impostor Syndrome and the Unrealistic Pursuit of Perfectionism

Join Ellevate and Verizon for a Mentoring Meetup (speed-mentoring) that's sure to equip you with the tools to battle Impostor Syndrome and perfectionism.

  • Wed, Jul 10, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Mind-Body Practices: Mindfulness & Movement

Learn how to tap into the power within you to relieve stress and increase well-being! Find out how mindfulness practices can help you more skillfully cope with challenges.

  • Sat, Jun 29, 2019 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Bethesda, MD
Closing the Loop: How to Follow Up After a Networking Event

Now that you have made new professional connections, how do you maintain those relationships? Join Ellevate DC to find out how!

  • Tue, Jun 25, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Sharpen Your Skills: Professional Women's Advancement Summit

Do you know how to position yourself for career advancement? Positioning yourself for career advancement means more than understanding the clear-cut obvious skills required for your success.

  • Sat, Jun 22, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Eat Mindfully, Live Vibrantly

​If you are tired of restrictive dieting and feeling regret each time you overeat, this workshop is for you. Come away with a viable model to help you eat what you love without overeating.

  • Sat, Jun 15, 2019 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Bethesda, MD
Young Professionals Brunch: Summer Connections in the City

Who doesn’t love weekend brunch with passionate young women? Join Ellevate DC for a Young Professionals brunch celebrating the start of summer!

  • Sat, Jun 15, 2019 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Writing for Impact: Client Writing that Sells

In this workshop, you’ll learn to use audience awareness to improve client-facing written communications.

  • Thu, Jun 13, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Ellevate & Verizon Present 360-Degree Leadership Workshop: Leading Wherever You Are

Ellevate and Verizon bring you the third event in our partnered series for women in Tech and Telecom: a workshop focused on 360-degree leadership and how to lead no matter what position you hold.

  • Tue, Jun 11, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Career Success: How to Advance Your Career by Managing Your Money

It’s important to manage your money in a way that works the best for you because how you manage your money can have a direct impact on your career success.

  • Thu, Jun 6, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Dinner 4 Eight (D48)

Join Ellevate members for an evening of great food and fantastic conversation during our Dinner for Eight (D48) event.

  • Wed, May 29, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Connecting With Confidence - Happy Hour

Now that you know the secrets to making meaningful connections, join us for part two of our Connections series to practice your networking skills.

  • Thu, May 23, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
The Hidden Effects of Student Loans on Your Career and Ways to Minimize the Impact

Part 1: Personal Finance. The stress of student loans is following us into the workplace. Let's talk about how the stress shows up at work and the new ways to deal with paying back our student loans.

  • Thu, May 16, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
May Leadership Lunch

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

  • Wed, May 15, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Sips and Style: Happy Hour and Styling with Loft

What's better than wine and shopping? Join us at Loft for a happy hour and presentation on building your professional wardrobe.

  • Thu, May 2, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Arlington, VA
The Secrets of Making Meaningful Connections

Join us for part one of our Connections series to learn how to make networking work for you.

  • Wed, Apr 17, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Arlington, VA
Leadership Lunch

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

  • Wed, Apr 17, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Ellevate & Verizon Present: Courageous Conversations in the Workplace

Learn the how-to's of having authentic workplace relationships that utilize sincere candor for constructive feedback, diverse perspectives, and opportunities to boost your career!

  • Tue, Apr 9, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
PurpleCON Conference

PurpleCON is a two-day brand and business amplification event that helps women and diverse founders leverage authentic, inspiring brand storytelling to connect with clients, partners and investors.

  • Fri, Apr 5, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
PurpleCON Pre-Conference

PurpleCON is a two-day brand and business amplification conference that helps women and diverse founders leverage inspiring brand storytelling to attract clients, partners and investors.

  • Thu, Apr 4, 2019 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Leadership Breakfast at the University Club

Start Spring with inspiration and motivation.

  • Tue, Apr 2, 2019 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Leadership Lunch

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

  • Wed, Mar 20, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC
Writing for Impact: Moving Online Audiences to Action

In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn to understand your busy digital audience, cut down on verbal clutter, and move online readers to action.

  • Tue, Mar 12, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Washington, DC