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Mastering Time Workshop: Schaumburg Location

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

  • Wed, Dec 4, 2019 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CST
  • Schaumburg, IL
Natalie Myre Hart with Cory Goodrich at Uncommon Ground

Join Natalie and Cory for an evening of great music and networking!

  • Fri, Oct 11, 2019 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Suburbs: Emotional Intelligence Workshop with Dr. Melinda Fouts

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

  • Thu, Jan 17, 2019 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST
  • Schaumburg, 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
Northwest Suburb Networking Event: Sip, Savor & Shop

Sip, savor, and shop with Ellevate!

  • Thu, Oct 25, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Palatine, IL
North Shore/Chicago Wine Tasting and Networking

Join Ellevate for our first networking and wine tasting event in the North Shore. Free for Ellevate members. Non-members welcome!

  • Tue, Oct 9, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Niles, IL
North Shore Morning Coffee Hosted by Terry McDougall

Join Ellevate Chicago in the North Shore for a morning networking coffee!

  • Thu, Sep 20, 2018 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Riverwoods, IL
Kickoff Event: North Shore Power Morning Coffee

Join Ellevate members Terry McDougall and Flor Hasselbring for our first North Shore morning coffee! Meet fellow Ellevate members in the North Shore and brainstorm North Shore programming for 2018!

  • Wed, May 23, 2018 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM CDT
  • Highland Park, IL
Women in Business Summit & Pitch Competition

Join us as Sunshine Enterprises hosts its 2nd annual Women in Business Summit in Evanston! This year's summit will bring together entrepreneurs and working professionals from around the Chicago area. The event includes education, networking and a chance to win money for your business.

  • Sat, Aug 13, 2016 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
  • Evanston, IL
New York Times Bestseller Meg Waite Clayton discusses The Race for Paris

New York Times bestselling author Meg Waite Clayton will discuss her new novel, The Race for Paris, the story of two journalists vying to make history by reporting the liberation of Paris in t...

  • Fri, Sep 18, 2015 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT
  • Lincolnshire, 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
Northwestern University Undergraduate Womens Welcome to 85 Broads

New undergraduate members will be introduced to 85 Broads and current members will have an opportunity to reconnect.

  • Thu, Oct 18, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Evanston, IL
Savvy Social Security Planning: What Baby Boomers Need to Know to Maximize Retirement Income

You are Cordially Invited to Attend an Educational Workshop Savvy Social Security Planning: What Baby Boomers Need to Know to Maximize Retirement Income Presented by: Marilyn Zilka, CFP®, Senior...

  • Wed, Feb 29, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
  • Lincolnshire, IL
85 Broads Northwestern/Chicago Chapter Panel Discussion

The Northwestern Chapter of 85 Broads welcomes the Chicago Chapter to mix, mingle and learn. The event will begin with a panel of the Chicago Chapter Leaders to discuss 85 Broads and will finish w...

  • Wed, Mar 30, 2011 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • Evanston, IL
Women's Business Association Conference

Kellogg School of Management’s annual WIB Conference

  • Fri, Apr 9, 2010 8:00 PM - 8:05 PM EDT
  • Evanston, IL
Forte Foundation's 2009 Career Lab

-Do you know how to succeed in any environment? -Do you know what’s the right fit for you in this changing business environment? -Do you only have a Plan A but not a Plan B? Join Forté’...

  • Wed, Apr 15, 2009 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • Evanston, IL
Forte Foundation Career Lab at Northwestern Kellogg's School of Management

If picturing a career in finance or accounting bores you to tears, consider this eye-opening fact: the language of business now drives success in EVERY industry including the arts, public service, ...

  • Wed, Apr 15, 2009 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • Evanston, IL
Northwestern Kellogg Women's Business Association Conference

2009 Women’s Business Association Conference “MAKE IT MINE: OWNING YOUR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE” *The special rate for Northwestern students, faculty, and staff is $20

  • Wed, Mar 4, 2009 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
  • Evanston, IL
85 Broads NU's Mentors/Mentees Game Night

Bond with your mentor/mentee and get to know other Northwestern 85B members over Catch Phrase, Scattergories and Pizza.

  • Wed, Feb 25, 2009 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
  • Evanston, IL
Chicago Job Search Bootcamp

JOB SEARCH BOOTCAMP for Re~entering moms -Coaching – Hands~on work – Buddy support – Momentum! Four weekly 2-hour classes Beginning Tuesday January 27th Week 1 : Defining yourself...

  • Tue, Jan 27, 2009 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
  • Northbrook, IL
Women in Business Conference

A panel of women from various industries discussing their experiences in the workforce Speakers include: Joyce Sloan – producer emeritus, Second City Chicago Laura Born – Former Managin...

  • Tue, May 20, 2008 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
  • Evanston, IL
2008 Kellogg Women’s Leadership Workshop

This 2-day workshop is designed for high-potential women, early in their career, in industries and functions where an MBA is not considered a part of the traditional career path. April 25 – 2...

  • Fri, Apr 25, 2008 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM EDT
  • Evanston, IL
85 Broads NU Exam Munchies

Come take a study break with 85 Broads Northwestern! Enjoy bagels, doughnuts and other treats and relax for a moment with other members.

  • Mon, Mar 17, 2008 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM EDT
  • Evanston, IL
Northwestern University Dance Marathon 2007!

85 Broads is proud to sponsor the Northwestern University DANCE MARATHON! More than thirty years ago, Dance Marathon, the philanthropic child of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and the Associated Studen...

  • Thu, Mar 1, 2007 7:00 PM - 7:05 PM EST
  • Evanston, IL