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Event Recap: UWIB NYC Committee Interest Event

We had a great time meeting new and old members alike and finding ways to get everyone involved in the Programming, Philanthropy, Community Relations, Membership, and Digital Media & Marketing Committees. If you’d like to get involved, it’s not too late! Contact Mansi Shah or Jenina Soto to learn how you can grow your network,…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: Volunteering with UpwardlyGlobal

The United Women in Business NYC Chapter had an amazing evening volunteering at Upwardly Global on Tuesday, November 18th at UpGlo’s Midtown office. Upwardly Global is an award-winning nonprofit organization, founded in 2000, with offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Detroit, and also offers a national online program. UpGlo…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: Ladies Who Launch II w/ Facebook Women of NY

We heard some amazing stories from our panelists, Alexandra Wilson of Gilt and GLAMSQUAD, Carly Heitlinger of the College Prepster, and Zara Terez of Zara Terez,  as well a great conversational flow thanks to our moderator Eva Press from Facebook. Catch up on the conversation via Twitter #LadiesWhoLaunch and check out the event photos on Facebook. WE…

Event Recap: UWIB NYC: Business Breakfast with Likeable Media

We held our first ever early morning business breakfast event at the end of October, featuring Founder & CEO of Likeable Media, Carrie Kerpen. Her lively spirit and insightful lessons (and confessions) about The Highlight Reel woke us up and invigorated us for the rest of the day!   What…

Holiday Food Drive

Looking for a special way to be of service this Holiday season? Work with United Women in Business NYC to set up a food drive in support of The Bowery Mission, one of NYC’s largest providers of services to the homeless in NYC. The Bowery Mission is in desperate need…

Fall Into Fitness – Week 4: No Sweat Workouts While Traveling

This week’s tips are No Sweat Workout Tips to keep in mind while traveling!  I have been talking to a bunch of my busy “women in business” friends and it seems that we all have trouble staying fit while traveling – whether it’s on our commute, business trips, or actual…

Fall into Fitness – Week 3: No Sweat Desk Workout

Sometimes the office gets so busy that we can’t seem to get away.  I know.  By being a fit leader, we can conquer every obstacle we are faced with.  There are 5 components  to fitness: cardiovascular health, muscular endurance, muscular strength, body fat composition, and flexibility.  This week, let’s focus…

Fall into Fitness – Week 2: No Sweat Desk Workout

It’s week two, ladies! Squeeze in your No Sweat Desk Workout after watching this quick vlog by Miss Motivational. Video not loading? Open in YouTube –> http://youtu.be/McRp2z3o80c?list=UU66BFafclaW18jzYBeu6fZw Oh yeah, squat down!   Guest blog by Michele Gordon, Miss Motivational, for Fall into Fitness.

Philanthropy Event Recap: UWIB DC: Dinner at N Street Village

We served twice in September, on the 4th and the 30th, at Luther Place Night Shelter preparing quite the spread of food. The highlight of the dinner on the 4th, besides the traditional Family Feud episode, was serving quinoa to quite a few first timers. After some skeptical stares, we…

Fall into Fitness – Week 1: No Sweat Desk Workout

If I told you there was one thing you had to do to advance in your career and achieve your goals, would you do it?  Absolutely!  By leading a fit life, you become unstoppable.  Fit people are more focused, optimistic, creative, decisive, energetic, social, and confident than others.  These are…