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Elections Matter: Fireside Chat with Jackie Wu the Orange County Registrar of Voters’ Community Outreach Manager

Join EllevateOC for a non-partisan discussion. Learn how OC's Registrar is leading voter participation efforts, along with the importance of "down ballot" voting and how YOU can get involved!

  • Wed, Oct 21, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Celebrating the 19th Amendment & How We Can Accelerate Equality

Join EllevateOC for an evening of discovery and dialogue honoring the courageous women along with allies, whose tenacity ensured women won the right to vote in 1920 and what it means for women today.

  • Wed, Aug 19, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Pandemic Pivots as a Business Owner with SANT|M Shoe CEO and Founder Min Santandrea

Meet Min Santandera, founder of SANT|M shoe company for an engaging conversation on navigating through this global crisis. Followed by an online trunk show with her fabulous functional stylish shoes.

  • Thu, Jul 30, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Demystifying Artificial Intelligence with Ellevate OC Experts

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the world and the workplace. Industry experts will share what AI is and what AI is not along with the ways to harness it for your career success and more!

  • Wed, Jul 15, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Women Navigating an Evolving Workplace

Enjoy an evening sharing stories and ideas to lift up one another and create the workplace of the future that works for all.

  • Wed, Jun 17, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Success and Self-Care with Ellevate OC Expert

Join Ellevate OC and our Expert for an engaging event! How Self-Care and Nutrition Supports Your Success.

  • Wed, May 20, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Canceled: #RaiseHerVoice Mix and Mingle with Ellevate OC

The March 18th event is cancelled due to rising health concerns regarding COVID-19. Please see below. Take care and we'll see you soon.

  • Wed, Mar 18, 2020 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT - Sallie Krawcheck intimate Fireside Chat and Chapter Anniversary celebration! NO at the door tickets. We look forward to seeing you at the many exciting events scheduled for 2020.

  • Wed, Feb 19, 2020 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Costa Mesa, CA
2020 LinkedIn Liftoff with Ellevate OC at Hera Hub Irvine

Learn how to craft an outstanding LinkedIn profile with industry experts; discover tips to create on-line connections which become professional opportunities. Enjoy intentional networking and more!

  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Irvine, CA
Winter Wonderland: Mix and Mingle with Ellevate OC Members

Celebrate the holidays with Ellevate OC at the Fashion Island Lincoln Experience Center. Bring an unwrapped toy for the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation, Enjoy networking, nibbles and a drawing.

  • Wed, Dec 18, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Newport Beach, CA
Building Resilience: Coffee Talk with Ellevate OC

Sold out! Meet Ellevate OC at a beautiful bistro; share ideas on how to self-manage during times of change at work and in life. Intentional networking builds connection and reduces stress!

  • Fri, Dec 6, 2019 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM PST
  • Newport Beach, CA
Ready. Set. Go. Speed Networking

Bring your friends; meet the women "Ellevating" the OC and expand your network as you embark on a no-pressure, fun, facilitated event! We'll share networking tips, enjoy lite bites, and more!

  • Wed, Oct 16, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Financial Tips for Female Entrepreneurs at HERA HUB Orange County

Join Ellevate OC for an exciting conversation on finance; from starting your business to growing it and beyond. Build your intentional network and explore OC's only women focused co-working space.

  • Wed, Sep 18, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Irvine, CA
Women and Leadership: Cultivating Presence, Influence and Impact

Learn new ways to influence in a more authentic and aligned way. Step into fully embodying your leadership with powerful practices and strategies. Special Bring a Friend Rate Until September 7th!

  • Fri, Sep 13 6:00 PM - Sun, Sep 15 3:00 PM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
Ellevate OC Summer Social

Let's toast to success! Join the women Ellevating OC for a fun evening of conversation and connection! Relax in the beautiful garden of the Avenue of the Art Hotel, enjoy lite bites and more.

  • Wed, Aug 21, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
GPS for Your Career: Mega Event with PIHRA--OC and ATD-OC

Are you ready to speed up career success and enjoy personal fulfillment? Learn how to by building on: Lifelong Learning, Networking and Career Exploration. Panel discussion with experts and more!

  • Wed, Jul 17, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Irvine, CA
Decoding IT Careers: A Women's Perspective with Industry Experts | Ellevate OC and StartUp Grind OC

Tech is growing - discover what you always wanted to know about a career in IT and haven't asked. Network with innovative ambitious change makers and experts; enjoy lite bites and more.

  • Wed, Jun 19, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Irvine, CA
Ellevate OC Presents: Own Your Leadership with Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

Join special guest speaker, Dr. Bernice Ledbetter and the of women Ellevate OC and friends, for an important conversation about women and leadership.

  • Wed, May 15, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Irvine, CA
Your Money & Your Life Masterclass

Join us for this local event! This Masterclass will offer a road map to your financial future, so you can enjoy your lifestyle today, while planning for tomorrow.

  • Tue, May 14, 2019 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
Effective Marketing Strategies Made Simple

If you are tired of having a scattered approach to your marketing and ready to learn marketing strategies that work, then join us for the Marketing Blast Off Workshop to learn how.

  • Wed, Apr 24, 2019 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM PDT
  • Aliso Viejo, CA
Mix and Mingle with Ellevate OC Change Makers

Enjoy a relaxed evening of intentional networking with the women of Ellevate OC and friends! Registration coming soon!

  • Wed, Apr 17, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
Join Ellevate OC for an RBG Documentary Screening and Discussion at UCI

"RBG is a revelatory documentary exploring Ginsburg 's exceptional life & career from Betsy West & Julie Cohen; co-produced by Storyville Films & CNN Films." Enjoy screening, discussion & lite bites.

  • Wed, Mar 20, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Irvine, CA
Ellevate OC Signature Anniversary Event: Special Guest Lisa Stone, Ellevest, CSO, Drawings and More!

Meet Lisa Stone, the Chief Strategy Officer at Ellevest. Enjoy a Fireside Chat, intentional networking at the beautiful Avenue of the Arts Hotel in Costa Mesa --drawings, great food & more!

  • Wed, Feb 20, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Know the Power of Your Presence! Join Ellevate OC and Accelerate Your Career Success with Expert Advice.

Make 2019 your best year yet! Join Ellevate OC for an evening intentional networking along with expert tips on personal presence. Simple changes can bring big results!

  • Wed, Jan 16, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Irvine, CA
The Success Summit: Secrets to a Profitable and Passionate 2019

Start the year off on Purpose! Create your Intention, a Vision Plan, and a Success Blueprint to make 2019 your best year ever!

  • Fri, Jan 11, 2019 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM PST
  • Dana Point, CA
Join Ellevate OC: Enjoy a Relaxing Winter Mix and Mingle Supporting Toys for Tots

Celebrate the season with intentional networking and joyful giving. Join Ellevate OC and friends for holiday cheer at the Lincoln Experience Center at Fashion Island. Bring an unwrapped toy to share!

  • Wed, Dec 19, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Newport Beach, CA
Ellevate OC Community Connections: Creating Joy Jars and the Importance of "Never Ever Give Up!"

Resilience and gratitude are lessons for life. Join us to create"Joy Jars" with intentional networking and lite bites. Learn the story of twelve year old Jess Rees and share her inspiring legacy!

  • Wed, Nov 14, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Irvine, CA
She Sells: Brunch with Serial Entrepreneur Kelly Cosenza! Bring your friends and join Ellevate Chapters OC and SD at the Outlets of San Clemente!

Inspirational Fireside chat with Kelly Cosenza, owner of the CA based Daisy Shoppe stores. Learn what it's like to run a retail chain, design products, and be a Mom. Networking, Shopping and More!

  • Sat, Nov 3, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT
  • San Clemente, CA
She Sells: Brunch with Serial Entrepreneur Kelly Cosenza! Bring your friends and join Ellevate Chapters OC and SD at the Outlets of San Clemente!

Inspirational Fireside chat with Kelly Cosenza, owner of the CA based Daisy Shoppe stores. Learn what it's like to run a retail chain, design products, and be a Mom. Networking, Shopping and More!

  • Sat, Nov 3, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT
  • San Clemente, CA
Orange County California Ballot Party

Bring your friends and enjoy a nonpartisan event highlighting the history of women and the vote with current ballot discussion. RSVP required. Women won the right to vote in 1920 - let's use it!

  • Tue, Oct 30, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA