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Wall Street & Wine: Investment Opportunities in a Down Market

Join us for a special tasting of fine and rare wines and a discussion on wine investing, sponsored by Sokolin LLC. This groundbreaking event will highlight opportunities in wine investing, an are...

  • Fri, Oct 24, 2008 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
Tennis Social with John McEnroe

You are invited to an evening of cocktails and socializing at the CityView Racquet Club on Wednesday, October 22nd from 6:30PM to 9PM. Enjoy exclusive access to the new members-only CityView Racqu...

  • Wed, Oct 22, 2008 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • Queens, NY
Three Secrets to Positive Aging (No, Diet & Exercise Are NOT Two of Them)

“If you’re ever going to live a truly juicy life — one of freedom, passion, creativity, vitality and delight — now is the time.” Lin Schreiber, Retirement Revolutionar...

  • Tue, Oct 14, 2008 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
The New York Women's Foundation Fall Gala

The New York Women’s Foundation® is a cross-cultural alliance of women helping low-income women and girls in the five boroughs to achieve sustained economic security through expanded opportunities....

  • Thu, Oct 2, 2008 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM EDT
  • Brooklyn, NY
Fourth Annual PINK Conference Series

Where America’s Most Influential Women in Business Meet and Share Tools, Tactics and Strategies for Success. Join PINK for its 4th annual conference series, featuring seven high-impact events...

  • Wed, Oct 1, 2008 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
The Biological Clock: Take Control of Your Dating Life

Whether you are trying to advance your career, stabilize your finances, or have yet to meet that certain someone who you wish to settle down with, the inexorable truth is there is no snooze button ...

  • Thu, Sep 25, 2008 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
All for Africa's KnockOut Poverty Event

Heavyweights from movies, music and sports will join together to “Knock Out Poverty,” Tuesday, September 23th at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, a landmark event to help figh...

  • Tue, Sep 23, 2008 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
85 Broads @ Barnard General Body Meeting

Come to learn more about joining 85 Broads and becoming involved on the Columbia Campus!

  • Mon, Sep 22, 2008 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
Millennium Network Event with President Clinton and Wyclef Jean

In the spirit of the upcoming CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE the MILLENNIUM NETWORK invites you to transform ideas into action at a special event with Former President Bill Clinton and a Special Perform...

  • Thu, Sep 18 9:00 PM - Fri, Sep 19 12:00 AM EDT
  • New York, NY
Hope Deferred: Documentary Premiere & Reception

After much hard work and dedication, the Brooke Ellison Project is proud to premiere Hope Deferred with a fund-raising event that includes: Keynote address by New York Governor David A. Paterson ...

  • Tue, Sep 16, 2008 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
2008 Profiles of Women in Leadership Series

You are invited to the 2008 Profiles of Women in Leadership Series held by Merrill Lynch Thursday, June 26, 2008 5:30PM-8:30PM Jumeriah Essex House 160 Central Park South, New York City Welcome Rem...

  • Thu, Jun 26, 2008 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
The Financial Advisors Career Track - Exploring New Opportunities for Women

Merrill Lynch in partnership with Ivy Exec presents: The Financial Advisors Career Track – Exploring New Opportunities for Women TRAINING. SUPPORT. RECOGNITION. REWARDS. WE SEE YOUR CAREER IN...

  • Wed, Jun 25, 2008 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
  • Floral Park, NY
The Value Chain of Social Entrepreneurship: How Young Professionals Can Get Involved

Are you looking for opportunities to help improve the lives of people around the world? Whether you are interested in volunteering with nonprofits or simply want to learn more about how to get invo...

  • Thu, Jun 19, 2008 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
Work Life Legacy Awards

To sponsor or purchase tables/tickets for the 2008 Work Life Legacy Award Dinner or to register for the Immersion Learning Experience, please visit or contact Barb...

  • Mon, Jun 9, 2008 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
Get Back on Board!

Please Join Janet Hanson 85 Broads Founder and our Career “Relaunch” Strategic Partners for a one day On-Ramping Jam Session! Seminar fee per person: $100. Space is limited. Please RSV...

  • Wed, May 7, 2008 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
2. Inside Tips on How to Get Your Foot in the Door

Take a break from studying and come to our educational study break to get an insider’s knowledge on how to ace your internship this upcoming summer and/or find one if you are still looking ...

  • Tue, Apr 29, 2008 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
Rebecca Kelley Ballet

Rebecca Kelly choreographs with boldness and imagination…high emotion through pure movement.” The Company is “at ease in classical as well as contemporary styles.” THE NEW YORK TIMES Kelly’s choreo...

  • Thu, Apr 24 8:30 PM - Fri, Apr 25 9:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
Women in Higher Education

Interested in a career in higher education as an academic or university administrator? A wide variety of women in higher education will share their successes and challenges, advice, and expectation...

  • Wed, Apr 9, 2008 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
Columbia Women's Business Society 4th Annual Women's Business Leadership Conference

All undergraduate 85 Broads members are invited to attend Columbia Women’s Business Society 4th Annual Women’s Business Leadership Conference on April 5, 2008 from 8am-4:15pm at the Col...

  • Sat, Apr 5, 2008 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
The 2008 Women's Leadership Conference

With fewer U.S. workers expected during the next decade and increasing number of women entering the workforce, more business leaders are realizing that competing globally will require making good u...

  • Thu, Apr 3, 2008 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT
  • New York, NY
Leadership in the Workplace

How is “leadership” defined? How can women maximize leadership opportunities at work? Join alumni and experienced professionals to learn about their leadership experiences and recommendations for w...

  • Tue, Apr 1 6:00 PM - Wed, Apr 2 4:00 AM EDT
  • New York, NY
Gender and the Workplace: Panel: Women in the Sciences

Women are significantly underrepresented in the science industry. Join this panel of women who have successfully navigated careers in science for their advice and expertise on careers in science. ...

  • Wed, Mar 5, 2008 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
  • New York, NY
The Busy Mom's One-Stop Summer Planning Event

Part buffet luncheon, part social networking opportunity; part program, part mini-expo… for the first time, Executive Moms are bringing together a range of experts, resources and service prov...

  • Wed, Mar 5, 2008 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
  • New York, NY
The 15th Annual CWIB Conference

This year’s CWIB Conference will focus on the journey to success, uniquely defined by the individual. Women today are reassessing what it means to be successful in terms of professional growth, pe...

  • Fri, Feb 22, 2008 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM EST
  • New York, NY
Gender and the Workplace: Panel- Beyond Networking 101

Networking involves more than collecting business cards. Learn effective tips to maximize formal and informal networking opportunities. Attendees also will have the chance to practice newly acqui...

  • Wed, Feb 20, 2008 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
  • New York, NY
Sweet Success: Connecting Employers and Alumni with Columbia Women

Seeking an internship or full-time job, or exploring a career transition? Take advantage of this panel and networking event with representatives from 25+ employers, who will discuss their organiza...

  • Tue, Feb 12, 2008 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
  • New York, NY
Janet Hanson and Lex Fenwick

Please Join Lex Fenwick CEO of Bloomberg, L.P. & Janet Hanson Founder of 85 Broads And Our Special Guests Anson Beard, former Chairman of Morgan Stanley Security Services Inc. & Patricia Be...

  • Wed, Jan 30, 2008 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST
  • New York, NY
Center for Career Education: Gender and the workplace: How being a woman can impact your career experience

Does being a woman impact your career choice and experience? Columbia and Barnard students, come learn from and network with women alumni and experienced professionals from a variety of industries...

  • Wed, Jan 30 5:00 PM - Thu, Jan 31 3:00 AM EST
  • New York, NY

TIAA-CREF and AAREPNY cordially invite 85 Broads to the following event: 2008 REAL ESTATE FORECAST: An In-Depth Discussion on the Impact of the Collapse of the Sub-Prime Mortgage Market which will ...

  • Thu, Jan 24, 2008 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM EST
  • New York, NY
NTDTV "Holiday Wonders at the Beacon Theatre"

Blending the divine charm of the East with the holiday spirit of the West, HOLIDAY WONDERS presents 2 hours of performances that range from classic European ballet to theatrical Chinese dances, all...

  • Tue, Dec 18, 2007 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST
  • New York, NY