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Techstars Startup Weekend Silicon Valley Womxn 2020

Techstars Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event that brings together active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures.

  • Fri, Mar 27 5:30 PM - Sun, Mar 29 10:30 PM PDT
  • Menlo Park, CA
Bubbles, Bites & Bits of Wisdom

The inaugural program features national author, marketing strategy advisor, and coach, and former CMO of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, Deborah B. Farone. The event takes place Dec. 13th from 5-8PM PT.

  • Thu, Dec 13, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • South San Francisco, CA
Bubbles, Bites & Bits of Wisdom

The inaugural program features national author, marketing strategy advisor, and coach, and former CMO of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, Deborah B. Farone. The event takes place Dec. 13th from 5-8PM PT.

  • Wed, Dec 12 5:00 PM - Thu, Dec 13 8:00 PM PST
  • South San Francisco, CA
Hiding in the Bathroom: Lunch for Ambitious Introverts Silicon Valley

Join BlogHer co-founder Elisa Camahort Page and author Morra Aarons Mele for a discussion about ambitious introversion, anxiety at work, entrepreneurship and getting out there-- and lunch!

  • Wed, Nov 15, 2017 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM PST
  • Menlo Park, CA
Women and AR: Meta Open House

Interested in working in Augmented Reality? Join us for an awesome demo with our latest headset at Meta HQ, and learn about what women at Meta are doing to build a more social technology experience.

  • Wed, May 24, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM PDT
  • San Mateo, CA
Where Do YOU Want to Grow Next? Career Resources, Panel & Networking for Women Re-entering the Workforce

Get ready to advance your goals, hear stories from women who have returned to work, & get relevant career reentry advice from HR experts. Join the ReBoot Accel team for a resource & networking event.

  • Tue, Mar 28, 2017 6:30 AM - 8:30 AM PDT
  • Redwood City, CA
The (Resident) Aliens Have Landed Take Me to Your Lawyer

Every week a new influx of foreign technical specialists and entrepreneurs arrive in Northern California to make their mark.While these talented people quickly begin buying real estate, building ...

  • Wed, Oct 29, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
  • Menlo Park, CA
Return to Work Conference

This conference will assist those eager to change careers or reenter the workforce after a career break. We offer an exciting array of speakers, facilitators, and interactive workshops.Ellevate Mem...

  • Wed, Oct 22, 2014 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT
  • San Mateo, CA
Women's Accelerator 3.0

Accelerate your Startup, Raise Funds, Build a Powerful Network all while Elevating yourself as a powerful Leader and Founder!Women’s Startup Accelerator 3.0, September 2014CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO:...

  • Fri, Sep 19, 2014 8:00 PM - 8:05 PM EDT
  • Redwood City, CA
Visualize Success: Inspiration & Tools to Get You Where You Want to Go

An empowering workshop to help you gain the confidence you want and need to bring your life/career/wardrobe forward… An executive coach and a fashion designer lead the discussion on career a...

  • Wed, May 28, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • Palo Alto, CA
Return to Work Conference Hosted by 85 Broads Members

Are you considering returning to work after a career gap? Then this conference is for you! We are offering 12 workshops, a keynote address, and 14 career development experts to help you determine:•...

  • Thu, May 1, 2014 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM EDT
  • San Mateo, CA
Visualize Success

We offer an experiential program for people who want to optimize their effectiveness and advancement in the workforce and in their personal goals. This is an empowering workshop to help you gain th...

  • Thu, Apr 24, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • Palo Alto, CA
Amplify Your Influence, Catalyze Strategic Connections & Earn a Seat at the Table!

Date: Tuesday April 15th Time: 6PM Location: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Cafeteria Building, 1000 Marsh Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 Price: $20 Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ampl...

  • Tue, Apr 15, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Menlo Park, CA
miraclefeet event at Stanford d.school

85 Broads member, miraclefeet co-founder and GSB ‘92 graduate Chesca Colloredo-Mansfeld will discuss the organization’s vision to eradicate untreated clubfoot worldwide. miraclefeet is making that ...

  • Fri, Apr 11, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Stanford, CA
The Art of Networking for Business & Professional Success with Karen Appleton, SVP of Global Alliances at Box

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines networking as “the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business." And, Sallie Krawcheck of 85 Broads has stated, “Research shows th...

  • Tue, Mar 18, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Menlo Park, CA
7th Annual Women's Private Equity Summit

Register Now A conference to enhance networking, fundraising, and deal-making opportunities for senior-level women in private equity and venture capital. Cheers to all who made the 6th Annual Women...

  • Wed, Mar 12, 2014 8:00 PM - 8:05 PM EDT
  • Half Moon Bay, CA
Believe in Your Dreams! An Intimate Conversation with New York Times Bestselling Novelist Meg Waite Clayton

“The Future Belongs to Those Who Believe in the Beauty of their Dreams” – Eleanor Roosevelt Meg Waite Clayton is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of four novels, including ...

  • Tue, Feb 18, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
  • Menlo Park, CA
Connect•Work•Thrive Conference

The Connect•Work•Thrive Conference, hosted by Refresh Your Career, LLC, is the first of its kind to be held in Silicon Valley – geared specifically to assist those eager to reenter the workforce af...

  • Wed, Nov 6, 2013 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
  • Redwood City, CA
Dinner w/ Janet Hanson in Palo Alto!

Dear 85 Broads members – Janet will be the keynote speaker at Stanford Women’s Leadership Conference in coming April. If you are free and interested in meeting with Janet before the eve...

  • Fri, Apr 5 7:00 PM - Sat, Apr 6 4:30 AM EDT
  • Palo Alto, CA
Shop Paris: A ModeWalk Private Trunk Show Party Benefiting A Great Cause

ModeWalk.com is the first fashion retail Website to offer Haute Couture fashion, along with the finest luxury ready to wear and accessories from Paris. Recently launched and featured in Vogue, New ...

  • Thu, May 10, 2012 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Atherton, CA
Women in Philanthropy - attend Catalytic Women!

Catalytic Women taps the collective force of women who create meaningful change in the social, economic and environmental challenges that surround us. Smart, sophisticated women have a unique role ...

  • Thu, Dec 1, 2011 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM EST
  • Menlo Park, CA
AbleCloset 1st Annual Benefit

ABLECLOSET 1ST ANNUAL BENEFIT – OCTOBER 15 & 16TH San Francisco Sports Cars is pleased to present the First Annual AbleCloset Benefit at its showroom in San Carlos on October 15th & 16th. ...

  • Sat, Oct 15, 2011 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
  • San Carlos, CA
Women's Private Equity Summit

Join us for two days of informative sessions and essential networking with senior-level women in private equity and venture capital. The highly interactive conference features moderated panel discu...

  • Thu, Mar 3, 2011 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST
  • Half Moon Bay, CA
Women in Law Empowerment Forum Presents - Career Paths: Strategy and Serendipity

Breakfast and Networking: 8:00am – 8:30am Program: 8:30- 10:00am Moderator Jessica Natkin Director of Programs, Project for Attorney Retention, WorkLife Law, UC Hastings Confirmed Speakers: ...

  • Thu, Oct 7, 2010 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
  • Palo Alto, CA
"NETWORKED: Keep Connecting"

85 Broads at Stanford offers quality events that any student, regardless of major or career path, can benefit from. In the past, we have hosted skills workshops (Excel, Photoshop), empowerment work...

  • Sat, Apr 10, 2010 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
  • Stanford, CA
Women's Private Equity Summit

The 3rd annual Women’s Private Equity Summit will be held on March 4-5, 2010 at The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay, California. This event is the “sister” conference of the just-launched W...

  • Thu, Mar 4, 2010 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM EST
  • Half Moon Bay, CA
Booth Women's Week: San Francisco

Meet Chicago Booth alumnae at casual gatherings around the world, including host Sabrina Thong, Booth MBA ‘08, Christine Lu, Booth MBA ’08, and more. Come ask all of your questions about busi...

  • Tue, Oct 27, 2009 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
  • Redwood City, CA
Dinner with legendary artist Jatin Das

We are honored to have Jatin Das (www.jatindas.com) join us this Friday, at 7.00 pm. 30 seats left. TICKETS AT http://www.eventbrite.com/event/455936719 For more info, write to manjuseal@yahoo.co...

  • Fri, Oct 9, 2009 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
  • Belmont, CA
Women’s Private Equity Summit

A conference to enhance networking, fundraising, and deal-making opportunities for senior-level women in private equity and venture capital. Transformative times call for new ways of doing business...

  • Wed, Mar 4, 2009 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM EST
  • Half Moon Bay, CA
Chicago GSB Womens Week San Francisco

Meet Chicago GSB alumnae at casual gatherings in the U.S. and around the world this October. Come ask all of your questions about business school and Chicago GSB, and get real answers from women in...

  • Thu, Oct 16, 2008 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • San Carlos, CA