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Event Recap: Volunteering with Publicolor

On April 25th, the New York City chapter volunteered with Publicolor to paint a school. This was our first event with Publicolor and we had so much fun! We’ll let the photos speak for themselves. Publicolor’s mission is to fight poverty by countering inner-city public schools’ alarming dropout rate by engaging disconnected youth…

Event Recap: NYC UWIBrunch: Thriving Beyond The Glass Ceiling

On April 11th, we hosted a Thriving Beyond the Glass ceiling brunch. We spoke about the importance of speaking up for ourselves and asking for what we want. Those in attendance were able to share personal stories from quite the varied backgrounds! We were able to share, relate, and give…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: Members Argo Tea Party

On April 11th, we celebrated our NYC members at Agro Tea, with a party at their Flatiron location! Members mixed, mingled, and tried a variety of teas and treats! We look forward to hosting more members events in the future.     Check out more info/photos on our Facebook Page

UWIB Explorers: Leaders Talk Mentorship

In this month’s UWIB Explorers, Jessica Wells, our VP of Finance shares key takeaways from a leadership panel she attended in March. Check it out below! On Tuesday, March 24th, PNC’s employee resource group, Women Connect, teamed up with The Committee of 200 to host a panel titled “Accelerating Achievement…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: The Savvy Girl’s Guide to Personal Branding with The Lovely It Girl

On February 25, UWIB NYC hosted over 75 members for a personal branding presentation and workshop with Michela Aramini of The Lovely It Girl. Throughout the night, we learned how to cultivate a unique personal brand by truly understanding our passion, purpose, and prowess. Michela offered her thoughtful advice on…

Spring Clothing Drive: America Needs You and Bottomless Closet

Carry out your spring-cleaning with a purpose this year! Set aside professional attire for United Women in Business’ spring clothing drive to support America Needs You and Bottomless Closet. Stay tuned for UWIB’s Spring happy hour where you can come meet other UWIB members and drop off your professional clothing drive donations. All donations…

UWIB Explorers: Lessons from founders

Last weekend, UWIB NYC co-VP of Programming Jenina Soto attended the Dynamic Women in Business Conference at Harvard Business School. She heard from several women across different industries who are looking to make a difference in the world. The closing speaker, CEO of Spanx, Jan Singer gave a remarkable speech…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: Group Volunteering with America Needs You

UWIB participated in another engaging career coaching workshop with America Needs You on Saturday, Feb. 21st at McKinsey’s Midtown offices. UWIB volunteers worked side by side college students focusing on the day’s curriculum: “Building Resilience and Life Maps.” UWIB will continue partnering with America Needs You as volunteer Career Coaches…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: From Finance to Fashion – MM.LaFleur

We had an opportunity to hear Sarah LaFleur’s founder’s story and ask questions about her transition. Over cocktails, we connected with other UWIB supporters. We were in the MM.LaFleur show room and had a chance to experience the fashion! What was Sarah’s tipping point? Through all the glamour of international travel and…

Partnership with Lillybee

UWIB is excited to partner with Lillybee, a nationally recognized fashion brand offering collegiate footwear and accessories to 72 universities and 19 sororities, to launch their Lillybee Gives program. Lillybee is generously providing a discount code to all UWIB members to use on any purchase on their site. The code…