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Event Recap: Girl Power Yoga

On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016, UWIB NYC partnered with  Banana Skirt Productions and Epiphany Blue for a pay-as-you-wish Girl Power Yoga class at Pearl Studios.    Our incredible instructor, Tamekia Flowers-Ball, welcomed all members with positive energy, encouragement and an amazing playlist with some of our favorite songs! After the class, members were treated to delicious…

Event Recap: Cardio Sweat Party

On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016, UWIB NYC partnered with Miss Motivational for a pay-as-you-wish Cardio Sweat Party fitness class at Athleta Flatiron! Recognized as one of NYC’s Top 3 Cardio Dance Classes to take, the name says it all!    Cardio Sweat Party mashes up kickboxing and dance with high intensity athletic drills, resistance…

Event Recap: Career Breakfast, featuring Meg Brossy 

We had a successful Career Breakfast at MarketShare on Thursday 5/19! The early morning energy was contagious and we had a lot of insightful questions as we learned about the Marketing Tech industry from Meg Brossy. Meg is a leader in the digital space, in both ad tech and marketing…

Event Recap: The Savvy Girl’s Guide to Effective Negotiation

On Wednesday, April 27, UWIB partnered with Ask For It CEO, Alex Dickinson, to deliver an engaging, relevant, and insightful workshop on negotiation. While the session focused mainly on salary negotiation, we learned that we are constantly faced with opportunities to negotiate and by applying tactics big and small–such as…

Event Recap: NYC Spring Happy Hour

On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016, UWIB NYC hosted a casual spring happy hour to catch up with UWIB members and welcome the new season! Long-time UWIB venue partner, The Hill NY, graciously hosted us in their beautiful upstairs lounge space, which included several tables, a private bar and of course, incredible…

Event Recap: Defy Ventures Pitch Practice

We had an incredible time at our first volunteer event with Defy Ventures (link text). Our members got a special look into the Business Pitch Nights which allow a selected number of formerly incarcerated Entrepreneurs in Training (EITs) from the program (learn more about this incredible organization and their mission…

Event Recap: Dream It, Believe It, Do It Vision Board Party

Now that the dust of the new year has settled and everyone is back in their usual routines, the UWIB NYC chapter hosted a Dream It, Believe It, Do It Vision Board Party to help UWIB members visualize and manifest their personal and professional goals for 2016. Each UWIB member…

UWIB Spotlight: Meet Mia Motan

How did you hear about UWIB? I heard about it through Amy Warshaw (VP of Digital Media), a coworker of mine at OMD on the Pier 1 marketing account. Why did you want to become a member? I think its important to be a part of women’s organizations that promote…

Event Recap: The GirlBoss Guide to Desk-to-Dinner Fashion

Have you ever been invited to a night out with friends after work, but didnt have time to go home and change? Sadly, this is the reality for many social butterflies who enjoy going from the office straight to dinner or a night out. On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016, we…

Event Recap: Savvy Investing: Securing Your Financial Future

On Monday, February 8, about 150 women from the UWIB, Stern Women in Business, and Savvy Ladies communities gathered at Microsoft’s NY office for “Savvy Investing: Securing Your Financial Future.” Stacy Francis, President and CEO of Francis Financial, delivered an engaging seminar on financial goal-setting, negotiation, and tips for becoming…