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Elections Matter: Fireside Chat with Jackie Wu the Orange County Registrar of Voters’ Community Outreach Manager

Join EllevateOC for a non-partisan discussion. Learn how OC's Registrar is leading voter participation efforts, along with the importance of "down ballot" voting and how YOU can get involved!

  • Wed, Oct 21, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Celebrating the 19th Amendment & How We Can Accelerate Equality

Join EllevateOC for an evening of discovery and dialogue honoring the courageous women along with allies, whose tenacity ensured women won the right to vote in 1920 and what it means for women today.

  • Wed, Aug 19, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Demystifying Artificial Intelligence with Ellevate OC Experts

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the world and the workplace. Industry experts will share what AI is and what AI is not along with the ways to harness it for your career success and more!

  • Wed, Jul 15, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Women Navigating an Evolving Workplace

Enjoy an evening sharing stories and ideas to lift up one another and create the workplace of the future that works for all.

  • Wed, Jun 17, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Success and Self-Care with Ellevate OC Expert

Join Ellevate OC and our Expert for an engaging event! How Self-Care and Nutrition Supports Your Success.

  • Wed, May 20, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
  • Online
  • Orange County
Canceled: #RaiseHerVoice Mix and Mingle with Ellevate OC

The March 18th event is cancelled due to rising health concerns regarding COVID-19. Please see below. Take care and we'll see you soon.

  • Wed, Mar 18, 2020 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT - Sallie Krawcheck intimate Fireside Chat and Chapter Anniversary celebration! NO at the door tickets. We look forward to seeing you at the many exciting events scheduled for 2020.

  • Wed, Feb 19, 2020 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Building Resilience: Coffee Talk with Ellevate OC

Sold out! Meet Ellevate OC at a beautiful bistro; share ideas on how to self-manage during times of change at work and in life. Intentional networking builds connection and reduces stress!

  • Fri, Dec 6, 2019 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM PST
  • Newport Beach, CA
Clear Your Closet for Good with Ellevate OC and WISEPLACE

Join us for an uplifting evening of sharing, connection, education and networking. Ellevate OC is partnering with WISEPLACE a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, to help women in transition.

  • Wed, Nov 20, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Santa Ana, CA
Ready. Set. Go. Speed Networking

Bring your friends; meet the women "Ellevating" the OC and expand your network as you embark on a no-pressure, fun, facilitated event! We'll share networking tips, enjoy lite bites, and more!

  • Wed, Oct 16, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Women and Leadership: Cultivating Presence, Influence and Impact

Learn new ways to influence in a more authentic and aligned way. Step into fully embodying your leadership with powerful practices and strategies. Special Bring a Friend Rate Until September 7th!

  • Fri, Sep 13 6:00 PM - Sun, Sep 15 3:00 PM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
Ellevate OC Summer Social

Let's toast to success! Join the women Ellevating OC for a fun evening of conversation and connection! Relax in the beautiful garden of the Avenue of the Art Hotel, enjoy lite bites and more.

  • Wed, Aug 21, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Decoding IT Careers: A Women's Perspective with Industry Experts | Ellevate OC and StartUp Grind OC

Tech is growing - discover what you always wanted to know about a career in IT and haven't asked. Network with innovative ambitious change makers and experts; enjoy lite bites and more.

  • Wed, Jun 19, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Irvine, CA
Your Money & Your Life Masterclass

Join us for this local event! This Masterclass will offer a road map to your financial future, so you can enjoy your lifestyle today, while planning for tomorrow.

  • Tue, May 14, 2019 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
Ellevate OC and United Way Partner to Help High School Students Practice Skills

Share Your Business Skills and Experiences at the United Way OC Youth Career Connections Mock Interviews Volunteer Event. Make a Difference and Change a Life!

  • Sat, Apr 27, 2019 8:15 AM - 1:30 PM PDT
  • Garden Grove, CA
Mix and Mingle with Ellevate OC Change Makers

Enjoy a relaxed evening of intentional networking with the women of Ellevate OC and friends! Registration coming soon!

  • Wed, Apr 17, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
Ellevate OC Signature Anniversary Event: Special Guest Lisa Stone, Ellevest, CSO, Drawings and More!

Meet Lisa Stone, the Chief Strategy Officer at Ellevest. Enjoy a Fireside Chat, intentional networking at the beautiful Avenue of the Arts Hotel in Costa Mesa --drawings, great food & more!

  • Wed, Feb 20, 2019 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PST
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Wine Gala

Enjoy small bites, wine and learn about women in the wine industry. Experience community as we gather as girlfriends and have the necessary forward moving conversation. Reserve your glass here.

  • Sat, Dec 1, 2018 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM PST
  • Long Beach, CA
Orange County California Ballot Party

Bring your friends and enjoy a nonpartisan event highlighting the history of women and the vote with current ballot discussion. RSVP required. Women won the right to vote in 1920 - let's use it!

  • Tue, Oct 30, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Male Allies Welcome - The Mask You Live In Screening + Discussion with Special Guests

We can create a better workplaces by encouraging understanding, empathy and action. Join EllevateOC for a community screening and discussion of the award winning documentary The Mask You Live In.

  • Wed, Oct 17, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:30 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
The Big Easy and All That Jazz

Toot your horns to 1920’s New Orleans as we celebrate the Jazz Craze with speakeasies, swing dancing, smooth libations s and delish, delectable delights!

  • Sat, Oct 6, 2018 5:30 PM - 10:30 PM PDT
  • Long Beach, CA
The HR Warrior Workshop

Join the HR Revolution! Join our action-packed workshop based on the book, The Way of the HR Warrior, October 2 & 3 in Long Beach, CA. We cannot wait to see you--And Ellevate members, take 20% off!

  • Tue, Oct 2 9:00 AM - Wed, Oct 3 4:00 PM PDT
  • Long Beach, CA
Join Ellevate OC for a Special Coffee Connect and Diversity Discussion

Ride the #MobilizeWomen Summit wave with coffee and conversation. Meet the women Ellevating Orange County and discuss a "Change of Focus" from Diversity to Inclusion at this special morning meet-up.

  • Tue, Sep 25, 2018 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
Ellevate You - A VIP Beauty Event at South Coast Plaza - Save Your Seat Today!

"Beauty begins the moment you decided to be yourself." Coco Channel. Join Ellevate OC at Nordstrom for an evening of building connections, relaxing mini-facials and makeovers plus raffles!

  • Wed, Sep 19, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Ellevate OC invites you to: Ready. Set. Go. Speed Networking!

Bring your friends; meet the women Ellevating the OC and expand your network as you embark on a no pressure, fun, facilitated event! We'll share tips on intentional networking and enjoy lite bites.

  • Wed, Aug 15, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Ellevate OC Presents - Know Your Worth at Work

Join Ellevate OC members and special guests for an evening of career guidance on how to stand out during job transitions. Enjoy intentional networking and light bites.

  • Wed, Jul 18, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Financial Fitness for Life

Join Ellevate OC for engaging evening designed to strengthen your foundation for financial fitness as experts share financial tips for everystage of life! Enjoy networking and lite bites.

  • Wed, Jun 20, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Join Ellevate OC for May's -- Mix, Mingle and Membership Evening

Ellevate Members bring a friend for free! See invitation for details. Enjoy a relaxed evening of conversation, networking and exploring the many benefits of Ellevate Network.

  • Wed, May 16, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Newport Beach, CA
Fierce Fashion: An Entrepreneurial Journey, Trunk Show and Networking Evening in the OC

What's it like to live your dream and start a business? How do clothes influence your success? Ask fashionista, and ex-Wall Streeter who's helping women look their best with a "Mindful Closet".

  • Wed, Apr 18, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Costa Mesa, CA
Join Gianna Wurzl, Founder of Quilt, for a Conversation on Journey

Join us in Long Beach for an hourlong facilitated conversation on Journey: A Woman's Way. Gianna will share her entrepreneurial journey and we'll discuss as a community how we can support one another.

  • Wed, Apr 11, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
  • Long Beach, CA