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Ellevate Chicago Happy Hour & Headshots in Pilsen

Join us for an evening of networking, get your professional headshot taken by an award-winning photographer & explore the Pilsen neighborhood as part of the Chicago Arts District 2nd Friday program!

  • Fri, May 10, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Executive / Innovator Lunch with Cadey O'Leary & Ann Freeman - Getting Ahead Financially At Any Age: Real Estate and Your Wealth Strategy

Join Cadey O'Leary and Ann Freeman for an engaging leadership lunch! Registration ends Friday May 2nd. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Mon, May 6, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Healthtech Women Chicago Forum

Join Healthtech Women Chicago for an evening of discussion and networking during the Becker's Hospital Review 2nd Annual Health IT + Clinical Leadership + Pharmacy 2019.

  • Thu, May 2, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
AllIn Chicago

In order to achieve our goal of access to health care for all Chicagoans, we need everyone to be all in. At the 5th Annual All In Chicago Breakfast Summit, we will discuss initiatives.

  • Tue, Apr 30, 2019 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Spark the Retirement of Your Dreams

Join Prudential and SheSpeaks to talk about what you can do if you had a solid financial strategy to sustain you in retirement.

  • Thu, Apr 25, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Executive / Innovator Lunch with Mel McSherry - To Do Lists

Join Mel McSherry for an engaging leadership lunch! Registration ends Thursday, March 28th. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Mon, Apr 1, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Sip, Shop & Network @ Rebecca Minkoff: 20% off all in store items

This is an opportunity for members and non-members to meet the Chicago Ellevate leadership team and get the most out of membership!

  • Wed, Mar 20, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Executive / Innovator Lunch with Terry McDougall - Mindset Over Mood

Join Terry McDougall for an engaging leadership lunch. Registration closes March 15th. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Tue, Mar 19, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
RBG Documentary Screening at McDermott Will & Emery

Join Ellevate Chicago and McDermott Will & Emery for a screening of "RBG", a documentary about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy.

  • Tue, Mar 12, 2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Downtown Power Morning Coffee with Rana Lee - Owning Your Career

Join Rana Lee for a downtown power morning coffee!

  • Tue, Mar 12, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Executive / Innovator Lunch with Rana Lee – To be rescheduled

Join Rana Lee for an engaging leadership lunch about "Why We Travel" and how travel can advance your professional goals. Registration ends February 28th. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Mon, Mar 4, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Executive / Innovator Lunch with Beth Lye - Should I Join a Non-Profit Board?

Join Beth Lye, Senior Manager, Donor Relations, Cara Chicago for an engaging conversation about non-profit Boards. Registration ends Friday Feb. 15. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Tue, Feb 19, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Valentine's Day Beginner Calligraphy Class

Join us and Samantha Meyer Studio to learn the basics of script calligraphy and to create Valentine’s day cards for your friends and family.

  • Thu, Feb 7, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Executive / Innovator Lunch with Tami Chapek - What About Men in Women's Leadership?

Join Tami Chapek for an engaging leadership lunch! Registration ends Friday Feb. 1. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Mon, Feb 4, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Vision Board Workshop: Your Best Year

You have dreams, but do you have a vision with a plan? Take action and invest in yourself to create a life you love in 2019!

  • Sat, Jan 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Executive / Innovator Lunch with Mel McSherry - Are You Setting Yourself Up for Success?

Join Mel McSherry for an engaging leadership lunch! Registration ends Friday Jan. 18. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Tue, Jan 22, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Downtown: Emotional Intelligence Workshop with Dr. Melinda Fouts

"Ellevate" your Emotional Intelligence with Dr. Melinda Fouts during this unique workshop!

  • Thu, Jan 17, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Resolution Revolution | A Goal Setting and Mastery Experience

Many people make New Year's Resolutions every January, but unfortunately for most, these goals go by the wayside before winter even ends! Not this year! Join Tami Chapek for this special program!

  • Tue, Jan 15, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Knowledge & Share: Unleashing the Brand Within

Step into 2019 with confidence knowing you are clear on your personal brand by joining in on this interactive discussion on personal branding and how to make your actions speak louder than words.

  • Tue, Jan 15, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM EST
  • Chicago, IL
Breaking Barriers: Unconscious Gender Bias in the Workplace

Join us for a panel discussion designed to help us understand unconscious gender bias and what we can do to assess, mitigate, and overcome key issues to create a more equitable workplace.

  • Fri, Jan 11, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Downtown Power Morning Coffee with Brittany Peterson

Join Brittany Peterson for a book discussion on "How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back From Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job."

  • Tue, Jan 8, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Executive / Innovator Lunch with Kate Liebelt: Setting Goals & Intentions for 2019

Join Kate Liebelt for an engaging leadership lunch! Let's set and reinforce our goals and intentions for 2019. Registration ends Wednesday Jan. 3. Lunch included with registration.

  • Thu, Jan 3, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Member Appreciation Holiday Party

Join fellow Ellevate members for our annual membership appreciation holiday party!

  • Thu, Dec 13, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Executive / Innovator Member Leadership Lunch with Ann Freeman

Join Ann Freeman for an engaging leadership lunch about the “Quiet Breadwinner.” Registration ends Monday Dec. 10. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Tue, Dec 11, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Executive / Innovator Member Leadership Lunch with Kim Kleeman

Join Kim Kleeman for an engaging Leadership Lunch focusing on How to Best Position Yourself in the Market for 2019. Registration ends Friday Nov. 30. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Mon, Dec 3, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Accenture & DePaul University Present: Navigating Challenges and Opportunities

This session is designed to clarify the subtle and often not-so-subtle barriers to women’s career progression in today’s workplaces. Register: grad.depaul.edu/register/nov302018

  • Fri, Nov 30, 2018 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
#GivingTuesday Feature Panel and Nonprofit 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 and plot how you will take action.

  • Tue, Nov 27, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Yes, YOU Can Be Creative: Elevating Your Creative Energy Workshop with Laura Honeycutt

Join Ellevate for this unique workshop in an inspiring space: EvolveHer! Ellevate registrants will receive a complimentary day pass to EvolveHer.

  • Wed, Nov 14, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Downtown Power Morning Coffee with Gail Sussman-Miller

Join Gail Sussman-Miller for a downtown power morning coffee! Gail's topic will be: Asking for Help with Greater Ease by Taking Your Self Out of the Formula.

  • Tue, Nov 13, 2018 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Chicago, IL
Suburban Ellevate Holiday Wine Tasting Event

Hey suburban Ellevate women…..join us for the Holiday Wine Tasting Event!

  • Wed, Nov 7, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM CST
  • Niles, IL