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Schaumburg Morning Coffee Boost (CANCELLED) Cancelled

Join us for a morning boost of inspiration with coffee, breakfast, and great conversation.

  • Tue, Apr 14, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Morning Coffee Boost

Join us for a morning boost of inspiration with coffee, breakfast, and great conversation.

  • Tue, Mar 10, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Morning Coffee Boost

Join us for a morning boost of inspiration with coffee, breakfast, and great conversation.

  • Tue, Feb 11, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Morning Coffee Boost

Join us for a morning boost of inspiration with coffee, breakfast, and great conversation!

  • Tue, Jan 14, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Schaumburg, IL
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 Power Morning Coffee with Denise Hansard, CEO, Coaching2Dream

Join members and prospective members for a morning coffee with Denise Hansard, CEO, Coaching2Dream.

  • Tue, Nov 6, 2018 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Schaumburg, 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
Schaumburg Lunch with Denise Hansard, CEO Coaching2Dream

Join members and prospective members for a luncheon hosted by Denise Hansard, CEO of Coaching2Dream.

  • Thu, Sep 13, 2018 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
  • Schaumburg, 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
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
Schaumburg Lunch Event: Spring Forward!

Denise Hansard, an executive life coach, will lead an engaging conversation about resetting - a timely topic for the spring season!

  • Thu, Mar 15, 2018 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
  • Schaumburg, IL
Member Appreciation Holiday Networking Happy Hour

Join Ellevate for a member-only appreciation holiday gathering to celebrate the successes of 2017! Fine wines from Que Syrah and delicious pizza from Coalfire will be provided!

  • Wed, Dec 13, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM CST
  • Chicago, 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
Free Film Screening of Florence Foster Jenkins

Come see Florence Foster Jenkins with the women of Ellevate Chicago at the Iconic Music Box Theatre, followed by a Q+A afterwards with Simon Helberg.

  • Tue, Aug 2 8:30 PM - Wed, Aug 3 9:00 PM EDT
  • Chicago, 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
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
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 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
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
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