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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
Pop-Up Event for Brides & Bridesmaids

85Broads member, Nicole Staple, is the co-founder of Brideside, a dedicated online platform for bridesmaids and designer bridesmaids dresses. Brideside is launching it’s first brick-and-morta...

  • Fri, Apr 5, 2013 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Girl Rising - Documentary Film

10×10 is an organization dedicated to opening up access to education for girls around the world. They are presenting a documentary, Girl Rising, about nine girls from different parts of the world w...

  • Wed, Mar 13, 2013 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Yoga Night at lululemon athletica

Save the Date: Wednesday, January 30 More information to come!

  • Tue, Jan 29, 2013 7:00 PM - 7:05 PM EST
  • Chicago, IL
Power and Investor Member Breakfast with Somaly Mam

Somaly Mam, Cambodian survivor of sex slavery, has aided tens of thousands of women and children in knowing their rights and escaping their plight, and has been recognized as a global leader for he...

  • Mon, Jan 21, 2013 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM EST
  • Chicago, IL
Breakfast with Solamy Mam - Human rights activist, visionary and fearless survivor of sex slavery

Somaly Mam, Cambodian survivor of sex slavery, has aided tens of thousands of women and children in knowing their rights and escaping their plight, and has been recognized as a global leader for he...

  • Mon, Jan 21, 2013 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM EST
  • Chicago, IL
[85 Broads] - By Invitation Only: Breakfast with Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-Founder of Gilt Groupe

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, spent three years working in investment banking at Merrill Lynch before blazing a trail up Fifth Avenue after business school, working for Bulgari and Louis Vuitton. Toget...

  • Fri, Nov 30, 2012 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM EST
  • Chicago, 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
Booth Women Connect Conference

Make connections. Build your skills. Enhance your career. Join in engaging sessions with distinguished faculty speakers and accomplished Chicago Booth alumnae as they share their experiences and of...

  • Fri, Sep 21, 2012 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Official Launch Party

Join the Celebration!!! The Official Becoming Milla Blaire Launch Party! Hosted by Shari Duffy Toast to the Celebrity Sci-Fi Thriller Series of the Decade! Celebrate ‘Red Carpet Style&#821...

  • Sat, Sep 8, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago Chapter Summer Happy Hour

Efficiently “Polished”: How 85 Broads’ Young Entrepreneurs Keep Busy Women Looking and Feeling Their Best We all know her: that perfectly polished colleague who is always dressed to impress, with i...

  • Thu, Aug 30, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Mentorship Program Kick-Off

This fall, 85 Broads Chicago will launch a mentorship pilot program to further connect our Chicago members with mentors and leaders in the Chicago, other U.S. and global chapters. The goal is to c...

  • Sat, Aug 18, 2012 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago Booth Women's Week: Chicago

Meet Chicago Booth alumnae at casual gatherings around the world, including hosts Emily Stockert, Booth MBA ‘10, Pam Baskies, ’10, Yewande Maduekwe, ’10, Anne Wong, ’10, and Pooja...

  • Thu, May 10, 2012 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Fashion’s Big “HOAX” by Karna Johnson Styling

Fashion stylist Karna Johnson, (of Karna Johnson Styling Associates) will reveal the secret behind Fashion’s Big “HOAX”. Working with 85 Broad members, she will demonstrate how to adapt your person...

  • Thu, Mar 22, 2012 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago Chapter February First Mondays Happy Hour

Start your month off right…Same place, same time, every first Monday of the month. We’ll be there! Questions: schwartzl@kirkland.com

  • Mon, Mar 5, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
  • Chicago, IL