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Sips 'n' Tips: Organizing & Decluttering Your Life with Amy Trager, CPO

Join Ellevate Chicago for our upcoming Sips 'n' Tips event hosted by Amy Trager, CPO and "ellevate" your organizing and decluttering game at work and at home!

  • Mon, Aug 20, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Young Professionals: Personal Finances - the Basics with Laura Yunger and Maggie Carter

Do you know you should be doing something with your money, but not sure exactly what? Join Laura Yunger and Maggie Carter for a night of clarity and question answering.

  • Wed, Aug 15, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
diversiTECH Hiring Fair

Now is the time to explore new job opportunities. It's the third annual Hiring Fair with technology-focused, web- or mobile-based companies.

  • Wed, Aug 15, 2018 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Leadership Lunch with Janine MacLachlan, Director Integrated Marketing, American Dental Association

Join us for our next Executive / Innovator Lunch with Janine MacLachlan. Registration fee includes lunch.

  • Tue, Aug 14, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Leadership Lunch with Beth Lye

Join us for our next Leadership Lunch with Beth Lye. Registration fee includes lunch.

  • Thu, Aug 9, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Sip, Shop & Network @ Rebecca Minkoff

Join Ellevate and Rebecca Minkoff for a casual evening of networking, champagne, and shopping - with a 20% discount, of course!

  • Wed, Aug 8, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Downtown Quarterly Power Morning Coffee Meet-Up

Join us for our next quarterly coffee meet-up!

  • Wed, Aug 1, 2018 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Eating Disorders, A Silent Epidemic: Fireside Chat with Dr. Karen Jennings

Join Karen Jennings, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC for an evening of education and candid discussion on eating disorders, nutrition, and wellness.

  • Thu, Jul 19, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
What I Wish I Knew — a Panel Event

Learn from four accomplished panelists on what they wish they knew earlier in their career. Register by Monday July 9.

  • Wed, Jul 11, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Leadership Lunch with Janine MacLachlan

Join us for our next Leadership Lunch with Janine MacLachlan. Registration fee includes lunch.

  • Wed, Jul 11, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
**Postponed**Brazen Global Event: the Brazen Growth Group Challenge

This event has been postponed.

  • Thu, Jun 21, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
PivotUp! Presents: Summer Goal Setting with the Ellevate Network

Spend some time this summer thinking about the big picture in your business and your personal life! Lunch is included with registration.

  • Wed, Jun 20, 2018 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Leadership Lunch with Terry McDougall

Join Terry McDougall for our next Leadership Lunch. Food is included with registration.

  • Tue, Jun 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Whiskey Sister Event: Where there's a will, there's a Rosé.

Join Ellevate and Whiskey Sister Hillary Lake for an evening of education on Rosé and networking.

  • Sat, Jun 16, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Sips 'n' Tips: Creating Your "F.U. Fund" with Laura Yunger, CEO, Saltare Solutions & Meg Collins, President & CEO, New England Research & Management Inc.

Join Ellevate Chicago for a candid discussion on creating your emergency fund (aka F.U. fund). This is the second in our series of evening Sips 'n Tips. Heavy appetizers and drinks will be served!

  • Wed, Jun 13, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Leadership Lunch with Tami Chapek, Founder and Certified Professional Coach, WeInspireWe

Join Tami Chapek for our next Executive / Innovator lunch focused on developing your leadership brand. Registration fee includes lunch.

  • Tue, Jun 5, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Fireside Chat w/Sophie Le Ray CEO and Co-Founder, Naseba

Join us for an evening with Sophie Le Ray to discuss global trends in the economic development of women.

  • Thu, May 24, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
High Heel Conversations: Spring Series

The speakers & audience will discuss the problems in the tech industry and issues affecting our daily lives. We’ll cover everything from taking a seat on a board to politics and workplace harassment.

  • Wed, May 23, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, IL
Design Your Life Workshop, Laurie Gerber Co-President, Handel Group

Are you ready to take on something really important this year––YOU?

  • Wed, May 23, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, 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
MM.LaFleur Power Breakfast Panel with the Founders of MM.LaFleur

Join Ellevate Chicago and MM.LaFleur for a power breakfast featuring: Sarah LaFleur, Founder & CEO and Miyako Nakamura, Co-founder & Creative Director.

  • Tue, May 22, 2018 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
FINFOUNDHer: Let the Adventure Begin! 5/19-20

FinFoundHer is the ultimate business adventure and path to funding workshop for women FinTech founders. Join us May 19-20 at EvolveHer, the chic new women’s co-working space in Chicago’s River North.

  • Sat, May 19 8:00 AM - Sun, May 20 5:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Leadership Lunch with Melissa McSherry, Owner / Business Coach, Better Than Before

Join us for our next Executive / Innovator Lunch with Melissa McSherry. Registration fee includes lunch.

  • Thu, May 17, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Northwest Suburb Lunch with Denise Hansard, CEO, Coaching2Dream

Join members and prospective members for a luncheon hosted by Denise Hansard, CEO of Coaching2Dream. Lunch is included with registration.

  • Thu, May 17, 2018 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
  • Schaumburg, IL
Young Professionals Event: S#!t People Don’t Say: Crying at Work

Join us for our first Ellevate Chicago "Yo Pro" event hosted at MM. Lafleur's Chicago showroom!

  • Wed, May 16, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Sips 'n' Tips: Personal Branding with Janine MacLachlan, Director Integrated Marketing, American Dental Association / Mentor at 1871

Join Janine MacLachlan for an evening of networking and discussion about personal branding. This event is geared towards Achiever-level members but all members and non-members are welcome.

  • Tue, May 15, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
*Sold Out* Tough as Nails Networking Event

​Join Ellevate for an evening of networking, mini manicures, wine and appetizers. Learn about a new women-owned business that empowers women on both sides of the table.

  • Wed, May 9, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Leadership Lunch with Terry McDougall, Life & Career Coach

Join Terry McDougall for our next Executive / Innovator lunch. Registration fee includes lunch.

  • Mon, May 7, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
DyMynd Angels Wine Event

Join DyMynd Angels and female entrepreneurs, funders and supporters on the Gibsons Italia rooftop to share exquisite wine with guest Jennifer Lamb of the iconic Herb Lamb Vineyards.

  • Wed, May 2, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
  • Chicago, IL
Quarterly Power Morning Coffee Meet-Up

Save the date for our next quarterly coffee meet-up. This is a great event for new members to attend!

  • Tue, May 1, 2018 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM CDT
  • Chicago, IL