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From Pie to Publishing: An Author’s Journey (with TEDx Speaker and Author Beth Howard)

If you’ve been dreaming of writing your own book, have an interest in storytelling, or just want to hear from accomplished author and speaker, Beth M. Howard -- this is the event for you!

  • Wed, Feb 13, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
The Amazing Women Series | Inclusive Behavior: One of the Keys to Surviving a Failure at Work

The Amazing Women Series is back in 2019 with a luncheon featuring Vicki Panhuise & Jill Howard Allen discussing the power of inclusion and how it can be a key to bouncing back in your career.

  • Wed, Jan 30, 2019 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
January Mingle

Join us for the first Mingle of 2019 at Thirsty Lion Scottsdale. Take this opportunity to connect or reconnect with other members as we set out to accomplish great things together in the year ahead.

  • Thu, Jan 17, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM MST
  • Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Chapter Holiday Party

Mix, mingle & be merry! Join fellow Phoenix Chapter members as we celebrate the year & enjoy a little holiday cheer.

  • Mon, Dec 3, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
Casual Coffee Meetup (Downtown Phoenix)

Stop by to say "hi" & grab a cup of coffee with us before heading off to tackle your day. Whether this is your first event or your 50th, this casual event is a great way to connect with other members.

  • Tue, Nov 27, 2018 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
Book Discussion -- How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work and Life

Book Group is one of our most popular series. This time, we'll discuss How Remarkable Women lead by Joanna Barsh, Susie Cranston & Geoff Lewis. You don't have to read the book to enjoy the evening!

  • Wed, Oct 17, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
Amazing Women: Coach Charli Turner Thorne--Building a Winning Team On and Off the Court

A signature series event featuring the winningest coach in ASU women's basketball history, Charli Turner Thorne, interviewed by three-time Emmy winner and co-host of Arizona Daily Mix Catherine Anaya.

  • Wed, Oct 3, 2018 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM MST
  • Tempe, AZ
September Mingle at CBRE Esplanade Center

Join us for a fun, casual evening of drinks and snacks September 20 at CBRE's Esplanade office. A great opportunity to connect with other professional women in the Phoenix-area. All are welcome!

  • Thu, Sep 20, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
Women: Find Your Influential Voice

Karen Mildenhall, chapter co-president, addresses Tapping into the Superpower Leader in You: Behaviors that Help You Become Recognized as an Influential Leader. For Innovator and Exec Council members.

  • Tue, Aug 28, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
July Mingle at Scottsdale's The Living Room

Just for fun. An opportunity to get together during the dog days of summer. All are welcome!

  • Thu, Jul 26, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM MST
  • Scottsdale, AZ
Women Leading Government Conference

The WLG program is designed to "help women succeed in public service by enhancing career-building models that develop leadership skills and by networking professional women in government."

  • Thu, Jun 14 10:00 AM - Fri, Jun 15 1:30 PM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
Book Discussion: On the Edge by Alison Levine

This time, we'll discuss On the Edge: Leadership Lessons from Mount Everest and Other Extreme Environments by Alison Levine. You don't have to read the book to enjoy the evening!

  • Wed, Jun 13, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
Sip and Flow: Yoga and Wine Poolside

Come flow into summer with a Yoga & Meditation class by the pool, at Life Time Tempe. Enjoy wine, healthy hors d'oeuvres, live music and social time.

  • Thu, Jun 7, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM MST
  • Tempe, AZ
Skill-Building Workshop: Communication Dynamics in the Workplace

Are you an effective communicator in the workplace? How do you come across? We'll dive into how to adapt to various work communication scenarios for optimal results.

  • Tue, Jun 5, 2018 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
Casual Connect Mingle

Come join Phoenix chapter membership ambassador Mai Ling Chan for a casual meet-up at Original Gravity in Phoenix.

  • Wed, May 16, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
Leadership Lunch: Women Leading in Today's World

This interactive session will explore ways we look at the world as leaders, navigate in changing times and how to leverage our best selves to lead more effectively in today’s world.

  • Wed, May 16, 2018 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM MST
  • Scottsdale, AZ
Mingle and then FREE workspace at Hera Hub Phoenix for a week!

Our next Mingle is at Hera Hub Phoenix, the first the first spa-inspired, shared workspace for female entrepreneurs in the valley. Ellevate members are invited to work in the space for free 4/30-5/4.

  • Mon, Apr 30, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
Casual Coffee Meet-Up

Please join Phoenix chapter membership ambassador Stephanie Walsh for a casual meet-up at Street Coffee in Phoenix.

  • Fri, Apr 27, 2018 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
Book Discussion: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Book Group is one of our most popular series. This time, we'll discuss The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg. You don't have to read the book to enjoy the evening!

  • Wed, Apr 18, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
Casual Coffee Meet-Up

Please join Phoenix chapter membership ambassador Maria Warner for a casual meet-up at Maverick Coffee in Scottsdale.

  • Fri, Apr 6, 2018 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM MST
  • Scottsdale, AZ
Leadership Lunch: A Strategic and Tactical Approach to Negotiating

While women negotiate well for their businesses, colleagues and kids, many are unsuccessful when negotiating for themselves. Learn hands-on tactics to negotiate for your own interests.

  • Wed, Mar 21, 2018 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM MST
  • Scottsdale, AZ
Film and Conversation: Phoenix Screening of Miss Representation

We'll screen and discuss the Sundance Film Festival award-winning documentary Miss Representation, directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom and Kimberlee Acqauro. Invite a friend!

  • Thu, Mar 1, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
First-Time Homebuyer Bootcamp

From securing a down payment to getting a final inspection, the process for a first-time home buyer is daunting. Attend this 2-hour bootcamp to learn to get financed, and move toward home ownership!

  • Sat, Feb 24, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
  • Scottsdale, AZ
Skill-Building Workshop: Making Presentations Pop

Inspire audiences to take action. Lisa Zuba shares her time-tested presentation-preparation system that will make your next presentation memorable.

  • Fri, Feb 16, 2018 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
Book Discussion: Drive, by Daniel Pink

Book Group is one of our most popular series. This time, we'll discuss Drive by Daniel Pink. You don't have to read the book to enjoy the evening!

  • Wed, Feb 7, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
January Mingle at MK Foodie, formerly Drexyl Modern American

Please join us at our next Mingle. These are casual gatherings where the focus is on catching up with old friends and meeting new ones. Mingles are the perfect opportunity to learn about Ellevate.

  • Mon, Jan 29, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM MST
  • Scottsdale, AZ
Leadership Lunch: Women Making Successful Career Transitions

Learn what it takes to successfully transition into a new role, including the mental preparation, understanding what you have to offer at work, and how to position yourself.

  • Wed, Jan 17, 2018 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM MST
  • Scottsdale, AZ
Ellevate Phoenix Chapter Holiday Party

Good cheer and good times with our friends! Join us at this year's holiday party. Members: please log-in first, and then register.

  • Tue, Dec 5, 2017 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM MST
  • Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix Book Club: Option B by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

Lively and inspirational discussion about Sandberg’s latest book and how to build your own resilience “muscle.” You don’t even have to read the book! Please join us.

  • Wed, Nov 15, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM PST
  • Phoenix, AZ
Leadership Lunch on Conversational Agility: A Key to Breakthrough Results

Reduce the automatic tendency we naturally have towards fear and judgment, and instead create an environment of trust and engagement. For Innovator and Executive Council members.

  • Wed, Oct 25, 2017 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM MST
  • Scottsdale, AZ