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UWIB Explorer: Tiffany Gets People Talking Disability & Diversity

I’ve known about UWIB since May 2015 after seeing a UWIB event I was interested in attending, but joined as a member in July. I grew up in Bethesda, Maryland with my mom, three siblings, and our dog Robby. I moved to NYC almost 6 years ago and I am…

Event Recap: The GirlBoss Guide to Health & Balance Recap

  I don’t know about you but I can always use more health and balance in my life, and I’d imagine that’s the case for most thriving NYC women. This past Tuesday, January 26, the first NYC United Women in Business event of the year kicked off in absolute style. …

Event Recap: UWIB NYC 2nd Annual Winter Soiree!

On Wednesday November 18, over 80 UWIB NYC members and friends mingled over food and drink to celebrate the season with a silent auction – what an incredible night! Thanks to our friends at Fino Ristorante, our wonderful sponsors, and of course all of you for helping us raise over…

Event Recap: November Group Volunteering at America Needs You

As always, UWIB NYC had an awesome time volunteering with America Needs You. This time was extra special as we had the opportunity to do a full day career workshop! We helped America Needs You fellows prep for interviews, send thank you notes and offer mentorship from the professional field….

Event Recap: Projecting Credibility with Citizen’s Mark

UWIB NYC had an eventful night with Citizen’s Mark, founder Cynthia Salim, and photographer Adeline Ramos (You Look Lovely). Cynthia Salim was always told to look sharp growing up. During her internship in her last year of college, she noticed that another intern always looked sharp and decided to project visual credibility…

UWIB Spotlight: Thank you Jenina Soto!

We would like to thank Jenina Soto for her service to UWIB and the incredible impact she has made! W​hat’s next?​ ​JS: ​ As much as I will miss UWIB, I am leaving NYC to pursue a dual degree (MBA/MPP) at the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania and the…

UWIB Explorers: Hannah helps companies invest in women’s empowerment

This month of #UWIBExplorers we feature Hannah Grill, who works for APCO Worldwide, a global communications and business strategy firm which helps their clients develop and maintain their corporate reputation through storytelling, media relations and stakeholder engagement. In her role, Hannah works with companies who are investing in women’s empowerment within…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: Celebrating You! A Savvy Girl’s Guide to Wellness

On Thursday May 28, we gathered for Celebrating You! A Savvy Girl’s Guide to Wellness. We heard from: Adrianna Alarcon of Bright Pink on the basics of breast and ovarian health and life-saving ways to be proactive Michele Gordon of Miss Motivational on how fitness can ignite our ability to become better…

Event Recap: NYC 5 Year Anniversary Celebration at The Hill

On May 7, old and new faces alike came out to celebrate UWIB’s five year anniversary. Members, philanthropy partners, and the Board of Directions mingled over drinks and fun prizes to raise over $300 for UWIB. Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate – we wouldn’t be where we…

Event Recap: NYC MBA Panel

On April 27, Stern Women in Business hosted UWIB, Columbia Women in Business, and Next Step Test Prep for a panel discussion about pursuing an MBA. Lauren Stoneberg, Christina Connor, Sophia Dadas, and Kelly Garnes-Pages each brought their own unique perspective on how to decide if an MBA is the right fit and…