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December First Friday Virtual Chat

Join us for our First Friday Virtual Chat on December 4! Our discussion will be related to self care, personally and professionally heading into an uncertain holiday season and new year.

  • Fri, Dec 4, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Online
  • Twin Cities - Minneapolis | St. Paul
November First Friday Virtual Chat

2020 has been a whirlwind of unwelcome surprise. This month, we'll talk about coping, and courage, when handling uncertainty. We'll share stories and wisdom with each other. Sarita Parikh will host.

  • Fri, Nov 6, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Online
  • Twin Cities - Minneapolis | St. Paul
October First Friday Virtual Chat

Join us for our Virtual Chat on October 2! Our discussion, hosted by Jen Swanson, will talk about networking in a quarantine!

  • Fri, Oct 2, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Twin Cities - Minneapolis | St. Paul
Virtual Executive Council & Innovator Breakfast Series

Join us with your coffee in hand to explore the topic of How to Help your Personal Brand Stand Out with speaker Kelli Williams.

  • Tue, Sep 15, 2020 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Twin Cities - Minneapolis | St. Paul
September First Friday Virtual Chat

Join us for a VIRTUAL First Friday coffee meetup on September 4! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth.

  • Fri, Sep 4, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Twin Cities - Minneapolis | St. Paul
First Friday Coffee VIRTUAL CHAT

Join us for a VIRTUAL First Friday coffee meetup on August 7! Join leadership team member Jen Swanson to talk about what it means to be in something for the "long haul."

  • Fri, Aug 7, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Twin Cities - Minneapolis | St. Paul
St. Paul July Last Friday Coffee MeetupCancelled

Join us for our Last Friday coffee meetup on July 31! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, Jul 31, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Saint Paul, MN
Postponed - Paint & Sip at Pinot's PalleteCancelled

You're invited to a private "Paint and Sip" event at Pinot's Pallette, where we will enjoy an evening of community and artistic creativity.

  • Wed, Jun 17, 2020 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
  • St. Louis Park, MN
Minneapolis June First Friday Coffee MeetupCancelled

Join us for our First Friday coffee meetup on June 5! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, Jun 5, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
St. Paul May Last Friday Coffee MeetupCancelled

Join us for our Last Friday coffee meetup on May 29! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, May 29, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Saint Paul, MN
Member Showcase Dinner with Andrea Klemm from Optum/UHGCancelled

Join us for our May Member Showcase Dinner at the beautiful Women's Club of Minneapolis, featuring Andrea Klemm, Senior Director of Consumer Strategy and Alignment at Optum.

  • Tue, May 12, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis May First Friday Coffee MeetupCancelled

Join us for our First Friday coffee meetup on May 1! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, May 1, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
St. Paul April Last Friday Coffee MeetupCancelled

Join us for our Last Friday coffee meetup on April 24! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, Apr 24, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Saint Paul, MN
Minneapolis April First Friday Coffee MeetupCancelled

Join us for our First Friday coffee meetup on April 3! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, Apr 3, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
St. Paul March Last Friday Coffee MeetupCancelled

Join us for our Last Friday coffee meetup on March 27! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, Mar 27, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Saint Paul, MN
Executive Council & Innovator Breakfast Series Cancelled

Join us for breakfast and explore the topic of Money Values & Beliefs with speaker Jayne Ellegard.

  • Thu, Mar 19, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
  • Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis March First Friday Coffee Meetup

Join us for our First Friday coffee meetup on March 6! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, Mar 6, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Minneapolis, MN
March Member Showcase Dinner: #RaiseHerVoice Story Slam

Raise Her Voice: Untold Stories of Women in the Workplace is a special International Women’s Day initiative focused on the celebration of the incredible voices within the Ellevate community.

  • Tue, Mar 3, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
  • Minneapolis, MN
St. Paul February Last Friday Coffee Meetup

Join us for our Last Friday coffee meetup on February 28! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, Feb 28, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Saint Paul, MN
Minneapolis February First Friday Coffee Meetup

Join us for our First Friday coffee meetup on February 7! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be related to professional/personal growth (specifics coming soon!)

  • Fri, Feb 7, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Minneapolis, MN
National Girls and Women in Sports Day Initaitive

How do we build confident, gritty, gutsy girls who aren't afraid to fail? Find out! For Moms, Teachers, Coaches, Aunties, and Dads too!

  • Wed, Feb 5, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
  • Minneapolis, MN
Being Ambitious and Happy, at the Same Time: A Panel Discussion

How do successful women stay centered and keep joy in their lives-in the midst of work that can be stressful, demanding, and unpredictable? Join us for stories and guidance from successful executives.

  • Tue, Feb 4, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Bloomington, MN
St. Paul Janaury Last Friday Coffee Meetup

Join us for our Last Friday coffee meetup on January 31! Our discussion, hosted by one of our chapter volunteer leaders, will be focused on women, leadership and power. What does "power" mean to you?

  • Fri, Jan 31, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Saint Paul, MN
Networking Happy Hour

Been thinking about checking out Ellevate? Join us as we kick off our year with an informal networking event designed for new and returning Ellevate members!

  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM CST
  • St. Louis Park, MN
Let's Talk: Women and Taxes

Do you have burning questions about your personal or small business taxes? Join us for a morning networking and panel discussion featuring tax and retirement plan experts.

  • Thu, Jan 9, 2020 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM CST
  • Roseville, MN
Minneapolis January First Friday Coffee Meetup

Our First Friday coffee meetup of 2020! Sarita Parikh (a chapter volunteer leader), will lead a group discussion on 2020 goals and what you need to achieve your goals this year!

  • Fri, Jan 3, 2020 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis December First Friday Coffee Meet Up

Join us in Minneapolis for our First Friday coffee meetup on Friday, December 6th! This month's topic will be announced.

  • Fri, Dec 6, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CST
  • Minneapolis, MN
Making an Impact: Nonprofit Showcase

Join Ellevate Twin Cities for a nonprofit showcase and networking event. Learn more about some amazing local organizations and how you can get involved.

  • Thu, Dec 5, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
  • Minneapolis, MN
November Member Showcase Dinner: Leilani Bloomquist (SOLD OUT)

Join us for our next Member Showcase Dinner featuring Twin Cities Ellevate member, Leilani Bloomquist. Enjoy dinner, connections & conversations at the lovely Woman's Club of Minneapolis.

  • Thu, Nov 14, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
  • Minneapolis, MN
Executive Council & Innovator Member Happy Hour

Join us for a casual evening of cocktails, bubbles & conversation at The Trapeze Champagne Bar! Connect with Executive Council and Innovator Members and celebrate with the Ellevate community.

  • Wed, Nov 6, 2019 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM CST
  • Minneapolis, MN