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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
An Evening at Max Mara Chicago

Max Mara and Ellevate invite you to experience the essence and luxuries of the 2015 Tailored Suit collection. Enter to win a $1000 private Max Mara shopping experience. Mention Ellevate a...

  • Wed, Oct 28, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
October Chicago Leadership Lunch

Join us for our October 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 engag...

  • Wed, Oct 21, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Negotiate Your Way to Leadership

Do you think life and business is a meritocracy? Do you negotiate for professional success? Ever wonder how to ask for your next big promotion or raise?Join us for this special breakfast event...

  • Wed, Sep 23, 2015 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago Leadership Lunches Launch

Come and join us for the Chicago launch of our Leadership Lunches! This will be the first in a series of monthly lunches, giving our Executive and Entrepreneur level members the opportunity to conn...

  • Wed, Aug 19, 2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
An Evening of Networking at Tesla Chicago

Join Ellevate Chicago for an exclusive evening of networking and hors d'oeuvres, and experience the Tesla Model S on Wednesday, July 29. Model S is the world's first premium electric seda...

  • Wed, Jul 29, 2015 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Business Image and Customer Focus Workshop

The business objectives for this event are continuous professional development and peer-to-peer networking. This is an interactive workshop and networking session for Corporate Executives and ...

  • Wed, Jul 22, 2015 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
ProductCamp Chicago

What’s ProductCamp?It’s the “unconference” because there are no fees, no pre planned agenda and absolutely no selling, ProductCamp is basically a set of round table discussions with product manager...

  • Sat, Jun 13, 2015 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago Booth 11th Annual Women's Week

Join the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business in this annual tradition of events celebrating women within the Booth community. Mix and mingle in casual conversations with alumnae, ...

  • Tue, May 26, 2015 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Ellevate + Prada 2015: Made To Order Décolleté Collection

Ellevate Network has partnered with Prada for a series of events in several major cities throughout the U.S. and Canada. Prada and Ellevate invite you to a cocktail reception to preview the Pr...

  • Thu, Apr 16, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Pipeline Fellowship: Changing the Face of Angel Investing - Presented by Pipeline Fellowship Alumnae Network

Join the Pipeline Fellowship Alumnae Network and special guest angel investor Betsy Ziegler for dinner at Kinzie Chophouse on Monday, April 13, 2015!Betsy will share her angel investing journe...

  • Mon, Apr 13, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Building Your Sphere of Influence: Breakfast with Leadership Coach Robin Ross

“Why do I need to invest in my network? Who is in my 'network'? How will this help my career? What are the rules of networking? How do I ‘network’, really?”or"What is a sponsor and how do I fi...

  • Tue, Feb 24, 2015 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM EST
  • Chicago, IL
"Start-Up" Pitch Bootcamp - Session 1

*Only 15 seats available for Ellevate members who are not participating in the BEAM Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, please register by Monday Oct. 27. Fee: $15 (Covers Food & Beverages) Are you an asp...

  • Sat, Nov 8, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EST
  • Chicago, IL
CANCELLED - October Workshop Series: Demystifying Angel Investing

Seed rounds. Fund raising. Deal terms. Accredited Investor. These are all terms that we hear with greater frequency these days. Many of us are curious about and eager to invest in startups, pa...

  • Sat, Oct 18, 2014 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
September Fashion Event: 'A Night of Beauty and Business' with PrettyQuick

Join Ellevate and PrettyQuick for 'A Night of Beauty and Business'.PrettyQuick is a rapidly-growing tech startup headquartered in Chicago. Join us for an evening of business and beauty where founde...

  • Wed, Sep 17, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Founder Therapy - West Loop

I started this roundtable event 1.5 years ago and we've been going strong ever since, now in 3 locations throughout Chicago per month. I hope Ellevate members who run businesses will consider comin...

  • Tue, Sep 9, 2014 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
July Speaker Series Forty Over 40 Women To Watch: Panel Discussion

Are you a millennial who feels stressed to achieve more, in less time? Are you killing yourself to hit a “30 Under 30” list? Or do you feel like you are “past your prime” and don’t think it is wort...

  • Thu, Jul 24, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Introversion is the New Black

This is an evening for both introverts and extroverts alike! Lisa Petrilli will help introverts better leverage the invaluable talents they bring to the table in business and leadership, while extr...

  • Thu, Jun 12, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Pivoting On Your Core; An evening with Trish Gorman, PhD

85 Broads Chicago is pleased to host Dr. Trish Gorman on April 9th for a program on building your personal brand. #Investinyourself and register for this unique event!http://www.eventbrite.com/e/85...

  • Wed, Apr 9, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago Chapter Fireside Chat March 19 6-8pm

Register now for the next Fireside Chat, March 19, 6-8 pm. This event is designed to provide small group discussions on challenges in today’s workplace and how to achieve balance in life. Reg...

  • Wed, Mar 19, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Learn, Mingle and Be Inspired by Successful Female Entrepreneurs

For one night only, some of Chicagoland’s most interesting female entrepreneurs are donating their time and expertise to help guide aspiring small business owners and to benefit The Kindness ...

  • Thu, Feb 27, 2014 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EST
  • Evanston, IL
Learn, Mingle and Be Inspired by Successful Female Entrepreneurs

For one night only, some of Chicagoland’s most interesting female entrepreneurs are donating their time and expertise to help guide aspiring small business owners and to benefit The Kindness ...

  • Thu, Feb 27, 2014 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EST
  • Evanston, IL
2014: Investing in Ourselves

An evening to share with you Chapter plans for 2014 and to invite you to share in our chapter’s success In the past year, you’ve heard about Sallie’s themes of investing in each other and investing...

  • Thu, Feb 20, 2014 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM EST
  • Chicago, IL
Cocktails and Conversation with Sallie Krawcheck

We invite you to join us for our end-of-year Power Event with the new business leader of 85 Broads, Sallie Krawcheck, and hear about her plans for 85 Broads. “It’s a pleasure to become ...

  • Wed, Nov 20, 2013 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago Mentorship Circle: More Than Mentorship: Take Control of Your Network

85 Broads Chicago Mentorship Circle event. 85 Broads and Levo League present More Than Mentorship: Take Control of Your Network: a conversation with Kelly Hoey, Managing Director at Women Innovate...

  • Tue, Oct 22, 2013 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Mentorship breakfast with Karen Finerman

“You wouldn’t let a man decide where you live, what you wear, where you send your kids to school, or how to vote. So why would you relinquish control of your finances when it affects every aspect o...

  • Tue, Sep 24, 2013 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago 85 Broads July Power Breakfast with Debbie Halvorson

Debbie is the former Representative for the 11th Congressional District of Illinois and made history as the first woman to serve as Illinois Senate Majority Leader. Join us for an interactive break...

  • Fri, Jul 26, 2013 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Keys to the Ladies Room LIVE workshop in Chicago

The benefits are obvious! More prospects, more assets, more production and 3x more referrals Save $200 using the special code: 85KEYS Sign-up here: [adrimillerheckman.com] LOCATION: Chicago, Illino...

  • Thu, Jun 13, 2013 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago Chapter Networking Hour

Join us at Megan Morgan’s house to learn more about the chapter, the Mentorship Circle and, most importantly, network! Email Megan Morgan for details: meganbeausang@gmail.com

  • Tue, May 28, 2013 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Ilinois Women's Conference

The conference is a statewide event focusing on professional development, community, networking, entrepreneurship and women’s health. This conference gives women a tremendous opportunity to grow, ...

  • Wed, Apr 24, 2013 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL