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Elle Inspires: Gender Equality & Equal Pay

The Elle Inspires Series allows women and men to be vulnerable, inspire and learn from each other. Speakers will share how their career experience has been faced with gender equality.

  • Thu, Apr 2, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM PDT
  • Online
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
Raise Her Voice Story Slam

Join us at Airbnb HQ for fun evening of untold stories of women in the workplace. This special International Women's Day initiative is focused on the celebration of incredible women.

  • Wed, Mar 4, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • San Francisco, CA
February Mix n Mingle

It's the first Mix n Mingle of the year! Let's get together to celebrate our accomplishments from last year and goals for this year!

  • Thu, Feb 20, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • San Francisco, CA
Create a Pleasure-based Career and Life

​During the month of love, put self-love into action and treat yourself to an unforgettable evening of celebration, and connection! Special guest, Julia Wells.

  • Thu, Feb 13, 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM PST
  • San Francisco, CA
September Mix and Mingle

Join the women of Ellevate SF at Bluxome Street Winery - the perfect spot to try some excellent wines while enjoying great company and conversation.

  • Wed, Sep 25, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • San Francisco, CA
August Mix and Mingle

Join Ellevate SF for a fun evening of great conversation and connections with like-minded professional women. Catch up or network with members or, if you're new, check out what Ellevate has to offer.

  • Thu, Aug 22, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • San Francisco, CA
Elle Inspires! Speaker Series

Each of us have a story. The Elle Inspires! Speaker Series is an opportunity for women and men to share their journey of experience, strength and hope followed by fun networking.

  • Thu, Aug 8, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • San Francisco, CA
International Women's Day Documentary Screening of RBG

Join us at Airbnb HQ for a private screening of RBG on March 8th, International Women's Day!

  • Fri, Mar 8, 2019 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • San Francisco, CA
Shalon: Investigating & Addressing the Fundamental Challenges of 2019

At Shalon, we gather over an incredible meal in a welcoming and safe space to understand the issues that impact our world and educate each other on how we can start the journey towards change.

  • Sat, Feb 2, 2019 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM PST
  • San Francisco, CA
Bubbles, Bites & Bits of Wisdom

The inaugural program features national author, marketing strategy advisor, and coach, and former CMO of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, Deborah B. Farone. The event takes place Dec. 13th from 5-8PM PT.

  • Thu, Dec 13, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • South San Francisco, CA
Bubbles, Bites & Bits of Wisdom

The inaugural program features national author, marketing strategy advisor, and coach, and former CMO of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, Deborah B. Farone. The event takes place Dec. 13th from 5-8PM PT.

  • Wed, Dec 12 5:00 PM - Thu, Dec 13 8:00 PM PST
  • South San Francisco, CA
Know Thyself: Fall Women's Workshop Series

Embrace the messy reality of life - and show up anyway! This 3-month Workshop Series is for women who want strong friendships, but feel exhausted and overwhelmed getting themselves out there.

  • Fri, Sep 28 7:00 PM - Sun, Dec 2 9:00 PM PDT
  • San Francisco, CA
Fun with Fitness & Networking

Perform for Life is a female co-founded Fitness Center which utilizes their education in Kinesiology to be at the forefront of the wellness industry. Join us for a little movement and networking!

  • Wed, Jun 20, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • San Francisco, CA
May Mix and Mingle

Join us at our May Mingle to grow your network and connect with the women in the Bay area who are making things happen in 2018!

  • Wed, May 16, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • San Francisco, CA
International Women's Day Event: Miss Representation

Join us for a special screening of Miss Representation - a documentary focused on how mainstream media contributes to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America.

  • Wed, Mar 7, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM PST
  • San Francisco, 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
Farm to Fork to Film: A Celebration of Women in Food

Slow Food San Francisco & Aliana Productions invite you to a sneak-preview screening dinner & discussion, with local chef Dominique Crenn and Top Chef Finalist Melissa King as headlining panelists.

  • Thu, Jun 29, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM PDT
  • San Francisco, CA
Turn Ambition Into Action with Design Thinking and Leadership Power Tools

Comprehensive solution-based workshop teaches women to identify problems, change systems as well as succeed in the professional world using a design thinking framework and leadership power tools.

  • Fri, Jun 16, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM PDT
  • San Francisco, 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
Spring Mixer/Planning Your Next Career Move

Join your fellow Ellevate members and future members for our Spring Mixer! This will be a casual networking event with an emphasis on career-related topics for those looking for work and/or considering a career move in San Francisco/Silicon Valley.

  • Tue, May 3, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
  • San Francisco, CA
The Race for Paris at Bookshop West Portal

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 the su...

  • Tue, Oct 6, 2015 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
  • San Francisco, CA
"Health is Wealth" - Investing in Your Well Being

ELLEVATE San Francisco and  One Workplace & Steelcase present "Health is Wealth" - Investing In Your Well Being Listen to experts addressing the critical questions plaguing our society:1....

  • Thu, Nov 13, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST
  • San Francisco, 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