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Techstars Startup Weekend Silicon Valley Womxn 2020

Techstars Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event that brings together active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures.

  • Fri, Mar 27 5:30 PM - Sun, Mar 29 10:30 PM PDT
  • Menlo Park, CA
Serendipity Women's {Un}conference

Join us for SERENDIPITY, a unique, two-day summit where we unite women across ages and industries to learn, connect and get inspired!

  • Fri, Oct 26, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM PDT
  • Fremont, CA
Hiding in the Bathroom: Lunch for Ambitious Introverts Silicon Valley

Join BlogHer co-founder Elisa Camahort Page and author Morra Aarons Mele for a discussion about ambitious introversion, anxiety at work, entrepreneurship and getting out there-- and lunch!

  • Wed, Nov 15, 2017 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM PST
  • Menlo Park, CA
Women and AR: Meta Open House

Interested in working in Augmented Reality? Join us for an awesome demo with our latest headset at Meta HQ, and learn about what women at Meta are doing to build a more social technology experience.

  • Wed, May 24, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM PDT
  • San Mateo, CA
Where Do YOU Want to Grow Next? Career Resources, Panel & Networking for Women Re-entering the Workforce

Get ready to advance your goals, hear stories from women who have returned to work, & get relevant career reentry advice from HR experts. Join the ReBoot Accel team for a resource & networking event.

  • Tue, Mar 28, 2017 6:30 AM - 8:30 AM PDT
  • Redwood City, CA
Cocktails and Contacts!

Join your fellow Ellevate Silicon Valley members for a networking happy hour! It will be a great opportunity to meet and catch up with members, invite a new friend to join, or if you're new, c...

  • Thu, Oct 8, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
  • Mountain View, CA
A Conversation with Sallie Krawcheck on her Life and Career

San Francisco Ellevate Chapter and Google Presents a landmark event "A Conversation with Sallie Krawcheck on her Life and Career"Please join us for a conversation between Sallie Krawcheck, Ch...

  • Wed, Mar 18, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
  • Sunnyvale, CA
The (Resident) Aliens Have Landed Take Me to Your Lawyer

Every week a new influx of foreign technical specialists and entrepreneurs arrive in Northern California to make their mark.While these talented people quickly begin buying real estate, building ...

  • Wed, Oct 29, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
  • Menlo Park, CA
Return to Work Conference

This conference will assist those eager to change careers or reenter the workforce after a career break. We offer an exciting array of speakers, facilitators, and interactive workshops.Ellevate Mem...

  • Wed, Oct 22, 2014 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT
  • San Mateo, CA
Astia Venture Lunch | Silicon Valley

Astia Venture Lunch (investors only) | Silicon Valley Astia Venture Lunches provide investors with access to pre-qualified, woman-led companies. Presenting companies are pre-screened by 25+ indus...

  • Thu, Oct 2, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT
  • Palo Alto, CA
Women's Accelerator 3.0

Accelerate your Startup, Raise Funds, Build a Powerful Network all while Elevating yourself as a powerful Leader and Founder!Women’s Startup Accelerator 3.0, September 2014CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO:...

  • Fri, Sep 19, 2014 8:00 PM - 8:05 PM EDT
  • Redwood City, CA
Visualize Success: Inspiration & Tools to Get You Where You Want to Go

An empowering workshop to help you gain the confidence you want and need to bring your life/career/wardrobe forward… An executive coach and a fashion designer lead the discussion on career a...

  • Wed, May 28, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • Palo Alto, CA
Return to Work Conference Hosted by 85 Broads Members

Are you considering returning to work after a career gap? Then this conference is for you! We are offering 12 workshops, a keynote address, and 14 career development experts to help you determine:•...

  • Thu, May 1, 2014 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM EDT
  • San Mateo, CA
Visualize Success

We offer an experiential program for people who want to optimize their effectiveness and advancement in the workforce and in their personal goals. This is an empowering workshop to help you gain th...

  • Thu, Apr 24, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • Palo Alto, CA
Amplify Your Influence, Catalyze Strategic Connections & Earn a Seat at the Table!

Date: Tuesday April 15th Time: 6PM Location: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Cafeteria Building, 1000 Marsh Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 Price: $20 Register:

  • Tue, Apr 15, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Menlo Park, CA
miraclefeet event at Stanford

85 Broads member, miraclefeet co-founder and GSB ‘92 graduate Chesca Colloredo-Mansfeld will discuss the organization’s vision to eradicate untreated clubfoot worldwide. miraclefeet is making that ...

  • Fri, Apr 11, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Stanford, CA
fashionXstartups Collision of Tech & Fashion!

A collision of Silicon Valley’s most ambitious tech startups and the multi-billion dollar, global luxury fashion category.Join us for a 1 day, NYC-paced intensive to help drive Silicon Valley’s tec...

  • Sat, Mar 29, 2014 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM EDT
  • East Palo Alto, CA
The Art of Networking for Business & Professional Success with Karen Appleton, SVP of Global Alliances at Box

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines networking as “the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business." And, Sallie Krawcheck of 85 Broads has stated, “Research shows th...

  • Tue, Mar 18, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Menlo Park, CA
7th Annual Women's Private Equity Summit

Register Now A conference to enhance networking, fundraising, and deal-making opportunities for senior-level women in private equity and venture capital. Cheers to all who made the 6th Annual Women...

  • Wed, Mar 12, 2014 8:00 PM - 8:05 PM EDT
  • Half Moon Bay, CA
Believe in Your Dreams! An Intimate Conversation with New York Times Bestselling Novelist Meg Waite Clayton

“The Future Belongs to Those Who Believe in the Beauty of their Dreams” – Eleanor Roosevelt Meg Waite Clayton is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of four novels, including ...

  • Tue, Feb 18, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
  • Menlo Park, CA
Trunk Show for Busy/Working Women at Four Seasons Silicon Valley

Camilla Olson will be showcasing new designs for the busy woman who understands the need to dress well, effortlessly. Her designs are appropriate for both work and social situations. Pieces are eas...

  • Sat, Feb 8, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM EST
  • East Palo Alto, CA
Connect•Work•Thrive Conference

The Connect•Work•Thrive Conference, hosted by Refresh Your Career, LLC, is the first of its kind to be held in Silicon Valley – geared specifically to assist those eager to reenter the workforce af...

  • Wed, Nov 6, 2013 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
  • Redwood City, CA
Dinner w/ Janet Hanson in Palo Alto!

Dear 85 Broads members – Janet will be the keynote speaker at Stanford Women’s Leadership Conference in coming April. If you are free and interested in meeting with Janet before the eve...

  • Fri, Apr 5 7:00 PM - Sat, Apr 6 4:30 AM EDT
  • Palo Alto, CA

A collision of Silicon Valley’s most ambitious tech startups and the multi-billion dollar, global luxury fashion category. Join us for a 1 day, NYC-paced intensive to help drive Silicon Valle...

  • Sat, Mar 30, 2013 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT
  • East Palo Alto, CA

A collision of Silicon Valley’s most ambitious startups and the luxury fashion industry, all grown up. Join us for a 1-day, NYC-paced intensive event helping Silicon Valley’s tech start...

  • Sat, Mar 30, 2013 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM EDT
  • East Palo Alto, CA
Cornell Johnson and Master Admissions at Google

How to Move Your Career Forward Christine Sneva Director of Cornell MBA Admissions and Betsy Massar, founder of Master Admissions, will be hosting a panel on career strategies. We’ll be talki...

  • Fri, Nov 2, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Mountain View, CA
Astia Angel Training Program

Astia Angel, an angel investor network that invests in women-led, high-growth ventures, welcomes both female and male angel investors of all levels of experience. For those who are new to angel in...

  • Thu, Oct 25, 2012 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
  • Mountain View, CA
Catalytic Women's Fall 2012 Event: Women Giving Under the Radar

Our Women Giving Under the Radar series is for smart, busy women who want to give well. Our women-only discussion profiles emerging ideas and strategies for impact at any level—this is not your fat...

  • Tue, Oct 9, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Mountain View, CA
Shop Paris and Support Samasource: A ModeWalk Private Trunk Show Party in Los Altos Hills, CA is the first fashion retail Website to offer Haute Couture fashion, along with the finest luxury ready to wear and accessories from Paris. Recently launched and featured in Vogue, New ...

  • Tue, May 15, 2012 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • Los Altos Hills, CA
Mother's Day With Meaning

A celebration of Mother’s Day to recognize mothers and remarkable women in their lives. Hosted by Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN), an affiliate of Santa Clara University. GWLN&...

  • Sun, May 13, 2012 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
  • Los Altos Hills, CA