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Women, Wealth & Wisdom!

Join us at this workshop to hear stories about six women who have figured out a few things about money-and enriched their lives in ways that go beyond just finances.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Networking Happy Hour at Ceres Cafe

Join Ellevate at Ceres Cafe for an evening of networking!

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Chicago Chapter Networking Happy Hour!

Join local Ellevate members for an in-person networking event!

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
*Venue Change!* Chicago Chapter Networking Happy Hour!

Join Ellevate for an in-person happy hour! Network with new and existing members, learn more about all the things Ellevate has to offer, and enjoy a fun atmosphere in the heart of Chicago!

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Chicago Networking & Connection: Happy Hour and Shopping at Florodora

Join us IN PERSON for an evening of conversation, nibbles & drinks, and shopping with other Chicago women!

  • Chicago, IL
Cancelled In Person
Coffee Chat: Mindfulness

Start the day right with great coffee, great conversation and great connections. Our topic for this event will be mindfulness.

  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat: To Pivot or Not to Pivot: The Career Move That Matters

Start the day right with great coffee, great conversation and great connections. Our topic will be career shifts.

  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat: Mentorship vs Sponsorship

Start the day right with great coffee, great conversation and great connections. Our topic for this event will be Mentorship vs Sponsorship.

  • Online
  • Chicago
Executive and Innovator Power Lunch - Leadership in Times of Crisis

Network with Executive and Innovator Ellevate Members at this exclusive, intimate power lunch. Together we will tackle a healthy discussion and meet amazing women in the process.

  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat: Engaging Male Advocates in Women's Leadership

Start the day right with great coffee, great conversation and great connections. Our topic for this event will be Engaging Male Advocates in Women's Leadership.

  • Online
  • Chicago
Executive and Innovator Power Lunch: Business Development in a Time of COVID

The pandemic has forced us to re-examine traditional business development strategies. Join Rana Lee for a conversation on how to connect with prospects and develop a pipeline in a virtual world.

  • Online
  • Chicago
Coffee Chat: Self-Care (Virtual Event)

Start the day right with great coffee, great conversation and great connections. Our topic for this event will be self-care.

  • Online
  • Chicago
Virtual Power Lunch: Increase Calm and Productivity in Uncertain Times

Gail Sussman-Miller, of Inspired Choice, will share a tool called P.I.E.S. to help build resiliency, mental wellbeing, set boundaries on distractions and increase productivity for you and your team.

  • Online
  • Chicago
Downtown Power Coffee Series: Personal Board of Directors (Virtual Event)

Start the day right with great coffee and great conversation. Our topic will be Building Your Personal Board of Directors - which is a powerful way to advance your professional and personal goals!

  • Online
  • Chicago
Downtown Power Coffee Series: Shifting into a Leadership Mindset

Start the day right with great coffee and great conversation. Our topic will be Shifting into a Leadership Mindset. Don't forget your business cards!

  • Online
  • Chicago
[Virtual] Power Lunch - Looking for a Job and Managing Your Career During COVID - Ask a Coach

In these unprecedented times and it's natural to be curious and even confused about what rules of job search and career advancement still abide. Bring your questions and experiences to the discussion!

  • Online
  • Chicago
Downtown Power Coffee Series: Imposter Syndrome (VIRTUAL)

Start the day right with great coffee and great conversation. Our topic will be Imposter Syndrome.

  • Online
  • Chicago
[Virtual Roundtable] Ellevate Chicago's Executive and Innovator Power Lunch

Network with Executive and Innovator Ellevate Members at this exclusive and intimate virtual lunch.

  • Online
  • Chicago
[Virtual Community Meeting] Power Coffee Series: Crucial Conversations

Start the day right with great coffee and great conversation. Our topic will be Crucial Conversations. Don't forget your business cards!

  • Online
  • Chicago
Postponed. World Health Day Private Documentary Screening: Bending the Arc

Join Ellevate and convening partners for a private screening of Bending the Arc, a documentary about the Partners in Health organization and Dr. Paul Farmer and partners.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Executive and Innovator Power Lunch

Network with Executive and Innovator Ellevate Members at this exclusive, intimate power lunch. We'll discuss creativity, listed as the #1 skill needed for jobs of the future.

  • Chicago, IL
Cancelled In Person
Downtown Power Coffee Series

Start the day right with great coffee and great conversation. Don't forget your business cards!

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
United State of Women: Pay Inequity Series - Part 2

Join USOW, Speak Truth Summit, and Impact Alliance at Loyola School of Law for an evening of discussion on pay inequity and intersectionality and inclusivity. This is part two of a four-part series.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Raise Her Voice Campaign In Honor of International Women's Day

Join Ellevate Chicago at EvolveHER to celebrate International Women's Day and our first Raise Her Voice event!

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Blockchain’s Impact on Healthcare Tech: Enterprises & Entrepreneurs

Join your Ellevate colleagues at MATTER Chicago for a fascinating discussion on blockchain and healthcare.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
United State of Women: Pay Inequity Series - Part 1

Join USOW, Speak Truth Summit, and Impact Alliance at Loyola School of Law for an evening of discussion on pay inequity and self-empowerment. This is a part of a four-part series.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Nails and Networking at Ezza Nails

Join Ellevate at Ezza Nails for an evening of mini-manis, networking, and nosh!

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Mastering Time Workshop: Chicago Location

Do you feel like it's a battle to beat the clock, make deadlines, uphold standing commitments, prioritize chores, and avoid distractions?

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Rescheduled for February 2020: Giving Tuesday Non-Profit Panel & Expo

From getting on a board to volunteering to starting something, there are many ways of taking action and giving back. Get inspired at our annual #GivingTuesday event.

  • Chicago, IL
In Person
Women on Boards 2020 - The 8th National Conversation on Board Diversity

Join Women on Boards for their 8th annual national conversation on board diversity. This year's theme: Winning Together Now: How Can We Engage Allies To Increase Gender Diversity?

  • Chicago, IL
In Person